Carmen Solares CanalTitle: Doctoral Student School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work
Phone: +46 19 303751
About Carmen Solares Canal
Carmen is a doctoral student in the EU-funded PhD program NEWBREED within the thematic area of Successful Ageing and psychosocial adjustment. The program is co-funded by the European Commission through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, Co-founding of Regional, National and International Programmes (MSCA COFOUND).
Carmen obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (2010) at the University of Oviedo. She then pursued further studies at the University of Salamanca, leading to a Master’s degree in Neuropsychology (2012). Carmen also has a Master’s degree in Cognitive Neurosciences of Language (2014) from the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL). After finishing her studies, she worked at CEDETi UC, a research center of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. There, she collaborated in different research projects and she lectured at the Faculty of Psychology. In addition, Carmen was the coordinator of CEDETi's neuropsychological assessment service.
Her research interests are old adults’ functional impairment after a life-course of neuropsychological or psychiatric disorders, psychosocial adjustment during ageing, neurocognitive and psychopathological disorders, as well as functional impairment along adulthood and ageing after a life-course of criminality.
Finally, Carmen is part of the research environment Center for Criminological and Psychosocial Research (CAPS).