We are very pleased to announce Yu Xuan Tan, a 3rd year BSc in Neuroscience finalist, has won the Life Sciences Faculty Medal 2016-17. Please join us in congratulating Yu Xuan, who has been an extraordinary, fantastic student year after year, on his great accomplishment.
Life Sciences Faculty Medals are awarded to students who have taken the final examination for an undergraduate degree at UCL in the year for which the awards are made, and who are reported by the Faculty to be the most distinguished of such students.
Publication date: 30 June 2017
We are very pleased to announce Maria Fitzgerald has been awarded a Career Achievement Award from the International Association for Study of Pain (Pain in Children). She will receive the award and give a lecture at the ISPP meeting Kuala Lumpur, July 2017.
Publication date: 30 June 2017
Congratulations to Kimberley Whitehead, Research Associate in NPP, for her award of a £4000 UCL Grand Challenges grant. The grant is to pursue, in collaboration with Professor Matthew Beaumont, UCL Professor in English Literature and co-Director of UCL’s Urban Lab, the intersection between the neurobiology and sociology of sleep and sleeplessness.
Publication date: 28 June 2017
We are pleased to announce Professor Maria Fitzgerald‘s lecture ‘A sense of pain in early life’ at the UCL SenSyT (Sensory Systems, Technologies and Therapies) Symposium 2017, 4pm 26th June 2017 at the Institute of Ophthalmology, London.
Publication date: 31 May 2017
Welcome to Paride Antinucci joining Dr Isaac Bianco’s lab as a Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow.
Publication date: 1 May 2017
We are pleased to announce 6 NPP labs are hosting visiting MSc or Erasmus students from Chile (2), France, Germany and Italy (2).
Publication date: 1 March 2017
Welcome to Susu Chen joining Professor Angus Silver’s lab as a Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow.
Publication date: 1 February 2017
Dr Lorenzo Fabrizi (UCL) and Dr Tomoki Arichi (KCL) have been awarded a Merit Abstract Award from the Organization for Human Brain Mapping at their annual meeting for their study of spontaneous neuronal activity in prematurity using simultaneous EEG and fMRI.
The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) is the primary international organization dedicated to using neuroimaging to discover the organization of the human brain.
Publication date: 7 October 2016
Please join us in congratulating Professors Alex Gourine (WTSRF) and Angus Silver (WTPRF) who have been awarded their second renewal of their Wellcome Trust Fellowships.
Publication date: 1 October 2016
Congratulations to Dr Andrew MacAskill who has been awarded the Wellcome-Beit Prize of £25,000 for his research ‘Better understanding of affective behaviour through functional dissection of ventral subicular circuitry’. This Prize is given to four outstanding scientists each year in additional recognition of their success in obtaining a Wellcome Trust Fellowship to enable them to develop into independent researchers and leaders in their chosen fields.
Publication date: 22 September 2016
We are pleased to announce Professor Josef Kittler (Astra Zeneca/ BBSRC) and Dr Martin Stocker (Canbex Therapeutics/MRC) have each been awarded a 4yr RCUK CASE studentship.
Publication date: 1 September 2016