News and events
Forthcoming Events for 2012
Awards, Prizes and Honours 2013
Professor Cross has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Tartu, Estonia for her outstanding scientific achievements in the development of paediatric neurology and neurosciences and for her long-lasting cooperation with scientists at the University.
Professor Cross was elected Secretary General of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). Her election came through a worldwide vote and was a clear validation of the many outstanding contributions that she has made to her understanding of epilepsy through her research as well as recognition for her extraordinary service around the globe of the ILAE, IBE and WHO.
Awards, Prizes and Honours 2012
Professor Cross has been appointed Clinical Advisor to the Childrens Epilepsy Surgery Services programme
Dr Manju Kurian has been awarded an Intermediate Fellowship with The Wellcome Trust
Michael Yoong was awarded a PhD for the thesis: Convulsive Status Epilepticus: Prolonged Childhood Seizures and their consequences
Amy McTague Winner of the Best Platform Presentation, International Child Neurology Congress Brisbane 2012
Julia Fernando awarded an Undergraduate Research Assistantship from the British Psychological Society to work with Professor Neville and Dr Maria Clark on the Landau Kleffner study
Professor Christopher Gillberg has been awarded the Söderbergska
Medicine Prize 1.000.000 SEK for outstanding autism
Previous Awards, Prizes and Honours 2010-2011
Naomi Dale and Michelle De Haan and Chris Clark awarded ICH CHRAT to fund new PhD Studentship:Neural correlates of visual, cognitive, communicative and socio-emotional function in infants and children with cerebral visual impairment (joint Neuroscience Unit/Developmental Medicine Child Neurology) Start date September 2011
Professor Christopher Gillberg has been offered a Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harvard
Professor Christopher Gillberg has been awarded the King's Medal (Sweden) for distinguished service to child psychiatry and the award of the most distinguished scholar in the University of Gothenburg
Professor Christopher Gillberg has been awarded the Dahlgren Medal for outstanding achievements in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry genetics, Life Watch Achievement Award for groundbreaking autism research
Professor Brian Neville awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary
Services (The Voluntary Services MBE). Professor Neville has chaired
Petts Wood Play Group for Children with special needs for many years and
has provided services for under 5s in Bromley for more than 40 years.
Richard Chin has won the 2008 BUPA Foundation Epidemiology
Award. He achieved this through an open competition. The award is
given for work that shows excellence in the epidemiological study of
human disease and includes £10,000 towards continued research work.
Dr Richard Chin has been chosen as the winner of
the Young Investigator of the Year Medal for 2009. The award is
generously funded by SPARKS (Sport Aiding Medical Research for Kids) and
is given annually for excellence in research to an outstanding
medically qualified research worker in British Paediatrics.
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