Population Health News

Professor John O’Keefe

Nov 06, 2015 12:57PM

Professor John O’Keefe, inaugural Director of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour at UCL, having launched the centre, will be stepping down from the role in September 2016 so he can once again devote his full attention to a significant program of ongoing and new scientific research. We are extremely grateful to him for having taken on the demanding role of launching the Centre and are delighted that he will continue his research within it.


Vice Provost (Health) View November 2015

Nov 06, 2015 10:16AM

Having been Vice-Provost (Health) for three months, I should like to start by thanking my predecessor Professor Sir John Tooke: health at UCL has gone from strength to strength over the past five and a half years.


Professor Jane Wardle

Oct 28, 2015 11:01AM

On 20th October 2015 UCL lost a hugely talented, highly respected and greatly loved colleague, Jane Wardle, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences. Jane had chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and sadly succumbed to complications relating to its treatment.


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