Prof AV Hill’s Blue Plaque was unveiled 9 Sept 2015 at his former home, 16 Bishopswood Road, Highgate, where he had lived from 1923-1967.
Published: Oct 20, 2015 3:15:27 PM
Prof David Attwell won the Fondation Ipsen Prize for Neuroenergetics (60,000 euros, jointly with Pierre Magistretti and Marcus Raichle), to be awarded at FENS next year.
Published: Oct 20, 2015 3:14:13 PM
Prof Stuart Cull-Candy elected an Honorary Fellow of the Physiological Society (2015) for seminal contributions to Neuroscience.
Published: Oct 20, 2015 3:12:49 PM
Prof Andreas Schaefer and Dr. Konrad Kording of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago were awarded an NIH Brain initiative grant. More...
Published: Oct 20, 2015 3:11:54 PM
UCL is active in most aspects of neuroscience research to the highest standards. At the molecular level this encompasses studies on receptors, intracellular signalling, ion channels and transporters. At the cellular level, it covers most aspects of signalling within and between neurons, and also glia. At the systems level, it includes the function of neuronal networks and their relationships to higher-order cognitive processing.
The Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology (NPP) brings together the majority of UCL’s basic neuroscience community, with shared interests in the function of the nervous system.
In recognition of our high international research standards, our core research activities have attracted the highest research ranking of 5A* from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) at all of the research selectivity exercises held to date (2007)
An important part of our mission is the education of undergraduates and postgraduates in biomedical science, medicine, neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology.
The Department is broadly organised into three major research groups, these include: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience and Intercellular Signalling.