The Mary Pickford Lecture 2023
This lecture is held annually in honour of Prof Mary Pickford's pioneering research as an experimental physiologist and is supported by the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences. This year's invited speaker was Prof Kate Jeffery who's seminar entitled
The cognitive map: from neurons to architecture took place at the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences on Thursday 9th November with Prof David Wyllie (Centre Director) announcing this year's winner of the Alison Douglas Prize (best PhD thesis).
The Alison Douglas Best PhD Thesis Prize
The annual Alison Douglas PhD Dissertation prize was established in 2015 in memory of our colleague Professor Alison Douglas. Professor Alison Douglas was a passionate and supportive mentor to numerous postgraduate students.
Huge congratulations to Constantinos Eleftheriou whose thesis 'Visuomotor Learning in Rett Syndrome' won this year's award.
Harry Clark (Nolan lab) and Niamh McNamara (Miron lab) both received 'Highly Commended' awards for their work.