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Dr Daniela Conti PhD, MPsy, BSc

Casual Senior Researcher


Daniela is a casual Senior Researcher in Faculty of College of Business, Technology and Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University. She is a graduate (BSc and MSc) in Psychology (2008, 2010) and BSc in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Social Education (2002), all awarded with the highest distinction (110/110 cum laude), and received the PhD in Neuroscience at University of Catania, Italy (2016). Before joining Sheffield Hallam University in January 2017, she spent one year as a Visiting Scholar in the Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems at the University of Plymouth, UK. She is a licensed clinical psychologist certified by National Board of Psychologists (Italy), since September 2011. Daniela was a Visiting Professor at the Humanities Department of the University of Catania in the second semester of 2020. 
Her work mainly focuses on the applicability of robotics to autism spectrum disorder with intellectual disability, and the acceptability of robotics in clinical and educational settings.

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