Prof. Graham Harding

Professor Graham Harding graduated in psychology from University College in London, in 1961. He obtained a PhD in EEGs and Psychiatry from Birmingham University and a DSc from the University of Aston. In 1998, he was awarded Honorary Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, for outstanding contributions to medicine.

He established the Clinical Neurophysiology Unit at Aston University in 1963, and has headed it since that date. He has more than 250 publications in the field of electroencephalography and visual evoked potentials. He is President of the British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology, a Fellow of he British Psychological Society and a Chartered Psychologist. He has delivered numerous named and invited lectures.

One of his special areas of interest is photosensitive epilepsy, a subject on which he has published two books and many papers. He has also carried out the largest study of a photosensitive population in the world. Many of these studies have been carried on over a period of 35 years. He is the consultant adviser to the BACC on problems of photosensitivity and televised material and assisted in the drafting of the ITC Guidelines. He also drafted the guidelines for the Commercial Broadcasters Association of Japan, and NHK (Public Broadcasting Corporation). He has appeared on television programmes about photosensitive epilepsy in many countries of the world.

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