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Koen Lamberts

Vice-Chancellor and President


Professor Koen Lamberts is Vice-Chancellor & President of the University of York. He is Chair of the N8 Research Partnership, Chair of the Employers Pension Forum for Higher Education and Chair of UKCISA's Board of Trustees. He is also Deputy Chair and a Board Member of The Russell Group, the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership, the Outward Mobility Strategy Board, Universities and Colleges Employers Association, the White Rose University Consortium, the Worldwide Universities Network and Yorkshire Universities.

Professor Lamberts was born in Hasselt, Belgium, he holds undergraduate degrees in Philosophy (1985) and Psychology (1987) and a PhD in Experimental Psychology (1992) from the University of Leuven.  

Following a research appointment at the University of Chicago, he became a lecturer at the University of Birmingham in 1992.  He was Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Warwick from 2000 to 2013.  At Warwick, he served as Faculty Chair for Science, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research (Science & Medicine) and Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost.  

Professor Lamberts has a track record of experimental research into cognitive processes in perception, memory and decision making, and of mathematical and computational modelling of these processes.  He has collaborated with commercial and industrial partners in applied research that has focussed on consumer behaviour and product design. He was a recipient of the British Psychological Society’s Cognitive Award (1996) and of the Experimental Psychology Society Prize (1997).

Register of Interests

Register of interests (September 2017)

  • Experimental Psychology Society - member
  • N8 - Chair
  • Russell Group - Deputy Chair and Director
  • UCEA - Board member
  • UKCISA - Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • Universities UK - member
  • Universities UK Funding Policy Network - member
  • White Rose - Board member
  • Worldwide Universities Network - Board member
  • York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership - Board member
  • Yorkshire Universities - Chair

2016-17 Expenses

2015-16 Expenses

Below are the travel and expenses for Professor Koen Lamberts covering the period September 2015 to July 2016.

Koen Lamberts expenses Sep 15 - Jan 16 (PDF  , 6kb)

Koen Lamberts Expenses Feb-Apr 2016 (PDF  , 101kb)

Koen Lamberts Expenses May - July 2016 (PDF  , 6kb)


Koen Lamberts

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