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Obituary: Professor Jon Driver

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UCL reports with great sadness the death on 28 November of Jon Driver, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, and one of the world’s leading psychologists and neuroscientists.

Vice-Provost begins Presidency of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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Professor Sir John Tooke begins Presidency of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) at UCL, has today begun a five year term as President of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He takes over from Professor Sir John Bell who retired yesterday having led the Academy to significantly increased prominence and influence.

Tate Liverpool exhibition inspires pioneering science games

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Source: Tate Liverpool Press Release

Inspired by Tate Liverpool’s current exhibition, Alice in Wonderland, an art-science collaborative made up of scientists, led by UCL Institute of Child Health Dr Michelle de Haan, curators, game designers and filmmakers, have just launched Wondermind, a series of pioneering interactive games, videos and an online blog to help children learn about the science of the developing human brain.

New UCL Institute of Health Equity aims to narrow health gap

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New UCL Institute of Health Equity aims to narrow health gap

UCL has moved closer to reducing health inequality present in the UK after the launch of the new UCL Institute of Health Equity by Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) and Health Secretary Andrew Lansley.

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