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Professor McAlpine's research team granted EU funding

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Three UCL research teams, including UCL Ear Institute director, Professor David McAlpine, have been successful in obtaining funding from the most recent European Union Health call entitled Health Innovation 2. Read more

Consciousness: why bother?

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It allows us to share our experiences with others, giving us a better understanding of ourselves and the world, says Professor Chris Frith (UCL Institute of Neurology). Read: Guardian

Professor Ray Dolan gives the prestigious Alan Turing Lecture

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Professor Ray Dolan, Director of Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, last month gave the prestigious IET/BCS Alan Turing Lecture for 2012.

The lecture was entitled "From cryptanalysis to cognitive neuroscience - a hidden legacy of Alan Turing." 2012 marked 100 years since the birth of Alan Turing.

In another connection with Queen Square (home of UCL Institute of Neurology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging): in 1949 the neurophysiologist John A V Bates (Neurological Research Unit at the National Hospital Queen Square from 1946-1978), invited Turing to join an interdisciplinary dining club, known as the Ratio Club. The club was the most intellectually powerful and influential cybernetics grouping in the UK, and many of its members went on to become extremely prominent scientists.

UCL News podcast - 1 March 2012

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UCL News has launched a new podcast to give you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening. 

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