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Early Career Promotions announced for 2019

15 July 2019

Congratulations to the 23 Faculty Research and Teaching Fellows who have been awarded a promotion in this year's promotion round.

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Every year, UCL recognises and rewards the outstanding achievements of Early Careers staff through an annual promotions cycle. Promotions are awarded to those showing exceptional talent and commitment to UCL's mission.

We now have 22 new Senior Research Fellows and one Senior Teaching Fellow effective October 1, 2019. 

The Dean, Professor Alan Thompson commented:

Well done to the 23 Research and Teaching Fellows on being promoted to Senior Research and Teaching Fellows – a testament to their talent and commitment.


Senior Teaching Fellows

Saiful IslamIoN Central Administration 


Senior Research Fellows 

Name Department 
Charles ArberNeurodegenerative Disease
Dan BangImaging Neuroscience
Elliott BayleNeuromuscular Disease
Andrej BicanskiClinical & Experimental Epilepsy
James BisbyClinical & Experimental Epilepsy
Yann BouremelOphthalmology
James ButlerClinical & Movement Neuroscience
Philip CoenNeuromuscular Disease
Chris CooperCEHP
Silvia DragoniOphthalmology
Noemi GallegoClinical & Movement Neuroscience
Angelos KalitzeosOphthalmology
Katharina LueckOphthalmology
Gemma LewisPsychiatry
Louise-Ann LeylandNeurodegenerative Disease
Vincent MagloireClinical & Experimental Epilepsy
Nazia MehrbanEar Institute 
Marina PapoutsiNeurodegenerative Disease
Silvia PurroPrion Diseases
Francesca SolmiPsychiatry
Marc SoutarNeurodegenerative Disease
Magdalena ZakEar Institute