Brain Sciences


Early Career Promotions announced for 2020

9 July 2020

Congratulations to the 16 Faculty Research and Teaching Staff who have been awarded a promotion in this year's promotion round.


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

We now have one new Research Fellow, 11 Senior Research Fellows and four Senior Teaching Fellows effective October 1, 2020. 

The Dean, Professor Alan Thompson commented:

Well done to the 16 Research and Teaching Fellows on their well-deserved promotions – a testament to their hard work, talent and commitment.

Senior Research Fellows

Rosella AbetiInstitute of Neurology 
Maria da Conceicao BettencourtInstitute of Neurology 
Arman EshaghiInstitute of Neurology 
Christopher HardyInstitute of Neurology 
Emma HolmesInstitute of Neurology 
Thomas PiersInstitute of Neurology 
Luke Sheridan RainsPsychiatry 
Billie TaylorPsychiatry 
Helen BakerOphthalmology 
Amalia PapanikolaouPsychology and Language Sciences 

Senior Teaching Fellows 

Name Department
Jennifer AgustusInstitute of Neurology
Stephen DewittPsychology and Language Sciences 
Katie FisherPsychology and Language Sciences 
Constantin RezlescuPsychology and Language Sciences 

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Name Department
Mie RizigInstitute of Neurology

Research Fellow

Theodora StefanidouPsychiatry