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November 2016 - Professor Eleanor Maguire has been awarded the University College Dublin Foundation Day Alumni Award which celebrates and honours the outstanding achievements of its alumni who uphold values that UCD holds dear – integrity, excellence, collegiality, engagement, creativity and diversity. Eleanor’s award was for Research, Innovation and Impact, this was presented at a Gala dinner and ceremony on 11 November.
September 2016 - Dr Stephen Fleming wins the Wiley Prize in Psychology. This annual prize, in partnership with the publisher, Wiley, provides an award of £5,000 in recognition of excellence in research in psychology. It alternately rewards lifetime achievement by an outstanding international scholar and promising early career work by a UK-based psychologist.
In 2016 Eleanor Maguire was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in recognition of her "substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science and medical science"
In 2016 Karl Friston was awarded The Charles L. Branch BrainHealth Award for Unparalleled Breakthroughs in Brain Research by the Center for BrainHealth, University of Texas.
In 2015 Steve Fleming was awarded the APS Rising Star which recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD.
In October 2015 Ray Dolan became Co-Director of the MPS-UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research based in Russell Square.
In 2015 Eleanor Maguire was one of 25 female scientists selected for their ground-breaking science, included in a book celebrating 100 years of women being admitted into The Physiological Society.