Brain Sciences


Faculty staff awarded UCL Arena Fellowships

6 August 2020

Six faculty staff were recognised by the UCL Arena Centre for Research-Based Education, receiving Arena Fellowship awards for their outstanding teaching and learning contribution they have made to our community.


The awards celebrate the achievements of experienced staff through the opportunity to gain both a UCL Arena Fellowship and the corresponding HEA Fellowship in one of four categories: Associate Fellowship, Fellowship, Senior Fellowship, and Principal Fellowship.

From the UCL Arena Fellowship panels in June and July 2020 the following Brain Sciences Faculty staff were successful:

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

  • Alexandra Constantinescu (Research Associate, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience)
  • Kirsten Moore (Principal Research Fellow, Division of Psychiatry)
  • Camilla Pilotti (Research Fellow, Institute of Ophthalmology)
  • Nuoya Tan (Research Student, PaLS)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

  • Hannah Cooper (Lecturer in Audiology, The Ear Institute)

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

  • Adam Liston (Senior Teaching Fellow, Institute of Neurology)

UCL Arena runs six award panels throughout the academic year and has a large number of applicants from across UCL at all levels of fellowship.

Dr Jenny Griffiths, Associate Director, UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education said: “Congratulations to all our colleagues who have been recognised with Fellowships of the Higher Education Academy. This is excellent news for the Faculty and the entire UCL community. All staff are encouraged to apply for Fellowships and this achievement will act as an inspiration for others.

The commitment our staff have evidenced to providing a high-quality education at UCL, and their engagement with their personal development to deliver this means our students are getting a great education.”