Fiona Macpherson#


Fiona Macpherson
Email:fiona.macpherson 'at' glasgow.ac.uk
Membership Number:4700
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHILOSOPHY, THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Username:fmacpherson
Elected:2018
Homepage: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/humanities/staff/fionamacpherson


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011 Professor of Philosophy ; Lecturer 2004 – 2008 then Senior Lecturer 2008 – 2011
  • 2005 - 2006 and 2008 - 2009 Research Fellow, Centre for Consciousness, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • 2002 - 2004 Rosamund Chambers Research Fellow in Philosophy, Girton College, University of Cambridge (curtailed by one year to take up the position at Glasgow)
  • 2000 - 2002 Teaching Fellow, Department of Logic and Metaphysics, University of St. Andrews (curtailed by one year to take up the position at Cambridge)
  • 1997 - 1998 & 1999 - 2000 (part-time) Research Assistant, Consciousness in the Natural World Project, University of Stirling

Fields of Scholarship
  • Philosophy
  • Cognitive science
  • Psychology
  • Perception
  • Consciousness

Honours and Awards
  • 2017 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)
  • 2018 - 2021 PI on Innovate UK grant of £911,713 for Project Mobius to work with VR company Soluis to produce VR teaching apps and an underlying platform that gathers data about use
  • 2015 - 2016 President of the Scots Philosophical Association
  • 2014 - 2018 Member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council, 2014 - 2018; re-appointed to the new Arts and Humanities Research Council 2018 - 2021
  • 2014 Trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust
  • 1992 Thomas Holt Prize for Logic from the University of Glasgow
  • 1993 Edward Caird Medal for Moral Philosophy from the University of Glasgow
  • 1993 MacLagan Prize for Moral Philosophy from the University of Glasgow

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