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Dr. Alice Witney

Assistant Professor (Physiology)

Assistant Professor (Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN))

  Age related diseases   Ageing, memory and other cognitive processes   Animal Physiology   Biomechanics of human movement   Community health and general practice   Computational and theoretical models of cognitive processes   Economics of health service provision   Health attitudes and behaviour   Medicine   Neurobiology   Neurophysiology   Neuropsychology   Physiology   Stroke rehabilitation   Traumatic brain or spinal cord injury, regeneration, transplantation
 The influence of neurostimulation on movement lateralization during object manipulation
 The development of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques for pain modulation

Details Date From Date To
British Neuroscience Association 1998 current
Physiological Society 2009 current
International Association for the Study of Pain 2014 current
Syed Salman Shahid, Christian M. Kerskens, Malcolm Burrows, Alice G.Witney, Elucidating the complex organization of neural micro-domains in the locust Schistocerca gregaria using dMRI, Scientific Reports, 11, (3418), 2021, p1 - 12, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
From Mechanisms to Analgesia: Towards the Use of Non-Invasive Neuromodulation for Pain Relief in the Clinic in, editor(s)Denis Larrivee and Seyed Mansoor Rayegani , Neurostimulation and Neuromodulation in Contemporary Therapeutic Practice, London, Intech Open, 2020, pp191 - 208, [Alice G Witney], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Neurostimulation techniques for the modulation of pain in, editor(s)Ustohal Libor , Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Neuropsychiatry, London, UK, intech, 2018, pp , [Alice G. Witney], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Karok,S., Fletcher, D., Witney, A.G., Task-specificity of unilateral anodal and dual-M1 tDCS effects on motor learning, Neuropsychologia, 94, 2017, p84 - 95, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Karok, S., Witney, A.G., Topical issues of transcranial direct current stimulation usage revealed through a cross-sectional university-wide survey, Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics, 4, (3), 2017, p1 - 32, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Moloney, T.M and Witney, A.G., Pressure pain thresholds increase after preconditioning 1Hz repetitive magnetic stimulation with transcranial direct current stimulation, PLoS One, (9), 2014, pe92540 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Moloney, T and Witney A.G., Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) priming of 1Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) modulates experimental pain thresholds., Neuroscience Letters, 534, 2013, p89 - 94, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Karok S, Witney AG, Enhanced motor learning following task-concurrent dual transcranial direct current stimulation., PloS one, 8, (12), 2013, pe85693 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Witney, A.G., Hedwig,B., The kinematics of phonotactic steering in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus, Journal of Experimental Biology, 214, 2011, p69 - 79, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Witney, A.G.,Wing, A.M.,Kitas, G.D. , The dynamics of pain: a new measurement method for spatiotemporal scaling of joint pain., Annals of Rheumatic Diseases , EULAR, Rome, June, 2010, 69, (S3), 2010, pp742-, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED

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Beck, E, Narayanan, S., McDermott,R., Witney, A., Can transcranial direct current stimulation over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex enhance proprioception?, bioRXiv, 2019, Journal Article, PRESENTED
Witney, AG., Lee, M.G., Kitas, G.D., Correlating patient satisfaction with linguistic measures,, Cognitive Science Research Papers, University of Birmingham, January, 2003, Report, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Robert T Jones Jnr Scholarship (University of St Andrews/Western) 1995-1996
Oxford University Graduate Summer School Scholarship 1998
MRC PhD Studentship, Institute of Neurology, London 1997-2000
Howard Hughes Medical Association Scholarship 2002
Marjorie Stetton Scholarship 2002
Journal of Experimental Biology Travel Fellow, Marine Biological Laboratory 2002
Wellcome Advanced Training Fellowship, Cambridge University 2004-2008
Physiological Society Teaching Travel Award 2016
Dean's Award for Innovation in Teaching 2017