Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Head of the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge.
Fellow of the British Psychological Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Royal Society. He has published over 600 peer-reviewed papers and 70 chapters in scientific journals and has co-edited 6 books.
Robbins a keen chess player, represented both England Juniors in 1967 and the University of Cambridge as an undergraduate. He was once ranked in the top twenty players in England. His 1970 Varsity match was featured on 1 March 2015 in the Times https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/chess-fbj3673pzk0
The 150th anniversary book by Martin Smith of the Streatham and Brixton Chess Club covers Trevor Robbins and other players from BGS