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Dr Anne-Lise Goddings wins prestigious BPS award

10 May 2017

Congratulations to Dr Anne-Lise Goddings, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, who has received a prestigious award from the British Psychological Society.

Dr Anne-Lise Goddings

Dr Goddings, who studied her doctorate at ICN and UCL Institute of Child Health, won the BPS's Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research Contributions to Psychology. Her doctorate focused on adolescent cognitive neuroscience. Her work has been published in high impact journals, in a book chapter, and presented at several international meetings.

The BPS reports that Dr Goddings has been described as an 'exceptional and dedicated researcher who has made a highly significant contribution to adolescent cognitive neuroscience.'

Speaking to BPS, Dr Goddings said: "It is a real honour to receive this prestigious award. I am extremely grateful to both my PhD supervisors, Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Professor Russell Viner, for their inspirational support and training, and to all my collaborators and fellow researchers. 

"I look forward to continuing my research in my new NIHR Clinical Lecturer role at the UCL Institute of Child Health, investigating how chronic disease impacts on the developing adolescent brain."

Related links

· Full report on the BPS website, March 2017

· Dr Goddings's IRIS Profile

· UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

· UCL Institute of Child Health