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Professor Eleanor Maguire elected as Fellow of Royal Society

29 April 2016

We are delighted to announce that Professor Eleanor Maguire has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Professor Maguire is Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL Institute of Neurology, and is an honorary neuropsychologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

“I am so honoured and delighted to have been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.  Sincere thanks go to all my wonderful researchers, colleagues, collaborators and funders over the years that have made doing memory neuroscience so rewarding and so much fun!”. Professor Maguire

Eleanor has won numerous prizes for outstanding contributions to science including the Ig Nobel Prize for Medicine for her studies of hippocampal plasticity in London taxi drivers, and the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award.  She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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