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Dr Vasiliki Orgeta
  • Associate Professor
  • Division of Psychiatry
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL Subsidiary Supervisor

Dr Vasiliki Orgeta is an Associate Professor at the Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL. She was a Senior Fellow of the Alzheimer's Society from 2016 to 2019. Vasiliki completed a BSc (Hons) in Psychology (First Class) at the University of Aberdeen, and her PhD also at University of Aberdeen, investigating emotion-cognition interactions in late life (awarded without corrections). She joined UCL in 2008, and since then has been involved in the development and evaluation of psychological and psychosocial interventions for people with dementia. She developed the STAYING ACTIVE intervention (STAYing well and active - schedulINg meaninGful and enjoybAble aCTIvities to promote Vitality and wEll-being in mild dementia), research funded by the Alzheimer's Society. She developed the MSc in Dementia: Causes, Treatments and Research (Mental Health), taught by the Faculty of Brain Sciences, and has run several scholarship awards for MSc students. She leads the @IDEAlabUCL. Research conducted in her lab has featured in the CNN and The Times.  

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Research Summary

Dr Vasiliki Orgeta is a research psychologist interested in emotional well-being in people with dementia and their family carers. Her research focuses on the development and evaluation of  psychological and psychosocial interventions in dementia and mild cognitive impairment. She is also interested in how stress could be influencing risk of dementia and the effect of caregiving on caregivers physical and mental health.    

Teaching Summary

MSc in Dementia: Causes, Treatments and Research (Mental Health)

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MRcPsych Course teaching

1.  Personality Theories in Psychology
2.  Understanding Human Memory
3.  Learning Theories and Behaviour
4.  Fundamentals of Human Perception

Academic Background
2007   Doctor of Philosophy University of Aberdeen
2002   Bachelor of Science (Honours) University of Aberdeen
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