Professor Rees wins UCLU Student Choice Teaching Award
30 May 2014
Professor Rees, Deputy Head of the Faculty of Brain Sciences at UCL and Director of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, has been awarded the UCLU Student Choice Teaching Award for Outstanding Researcher Development.
The overarching principle of these awards, which are voted for and decided on by UCL students, is to recognise and reward those who have made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of students’ lives at UCL. They celebrate those individuals who have gone above and beyond to support teaching and learning.
There are four categories, celebrating Outstanding Teaching, Outstanding Support for Teaching and Outstanding Personal Support and the newly created Outstanding Researcher Development.
The 2014 winners of the Outstanding Researcher Development are :
- Professor Geraint Rees - UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
- Professor Robyn Carston - UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Professor Geraint Rees' research focuses on understanding the neural basis of human consciousness in health and disease, using functional and structural brain imaging. He is a Principal Investigator at UCL Institute of Neurology and manages a number of early career researchers. Passionate about academic and clinical academic training, including as a PhD supervisor at UCL Institute of Neurology, he set up and directs the UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences Academic Careers Office.
The ACO delivers innovative and original careers advice,
mentorship and training; strategic leadership for UCL’s
biomedical training portfolio; and actively manages and develops the
intellectual talent across UCL’s biomedical students and staff.
Daniela Warr Schori, Head of Teaching and Learning Support, UCL Institute of Neurology was one of
the nominees for Outstanding Support for Teaching.