Meike Ramon

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Meike Ramon

Institute of Psychology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Professor Meike Ramon is an Swiss National Science Foundation PRIMA (Promoting Women in Academia) Fellow. She founded and leads the Applied Face Cognition Lab and since September 2023 directs the Cognitive and Affective Regulation Laboratory at the University of Lausanne. After studying at the Ruhr-University in Bochum (DE), funded by Belgian National Science Foundation she received a PhD from the Université catholique de Louvain (BE), and was a Visiting Postdoctoral at the University of Glasgow (UK). Meike’s research focus is on Cognitive Neuroscience and its translation into application and policy. She studies face recognition, the neurofunctional basis of differences in this ability, and its implications for society – from face-blindness to so-called Super-Recognizers. Other things Meike is involved in: Founding member of the 500 Women Scientists Bern/Fribourg – Local node leader of the Swiss Reproducibility Network – Member of the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) – Member of the Europol Platform for Experts (EPE) and Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN) – Expert Panel Member for Innosuisse, the Swiss Federal Innovation Agency – Juror for the German National AI Competition – Board Member Association for Independent Research – Advisory Board Member for the multi-centric project “Increasing eyewitness identification accuracy in lineups using 3D interactive virtual reality (3DIL)”. As a Scientific Advisor for the Berlin Police, Meike co-developed the Berlin Test for Super-Recognizer Identification (beSure®), a bespoke tool involving authentic police material.
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