UCL World Stroke Day Forum launches online 26-30th October 2020
10 October 2020
UCL Patient Forum goes digital as it explores the opportunities and challenges facing stroke survivors due to COVID-19.
Two Principal Investigators awarded prestigious ERC Starting Grants
28 September 2020
Dr Tobias Hauser and Dr Peter Kok have been awarded prestigious EU funding for the next five years
The importance of studying mental health disorders in adolescents
7 September 2020
Research Assistant, Johanna Habicht discusses the importance of studying mental health disorders earlier in life, and shares some of the team’s current work.
Centre launches new mentorship programme in partnership with In2Science
10 August 2020
The Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (WCHN) is excited to embark on a new partnership with In2science by launching a new pilot mentorship programme.
Artificial intelligence algorithm finds “needle in a haystack” brain abnormalities on MRI
23 July 2020
Some patients with epilepsy that is not controlled with medications have brain abnormalities that are missed on MRI scans. These patients can have probes inserted into their brain to find the abnormality. A recent study finds that their artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can find some of these hidden MRI abnormalities without the need for invasive procedures.
Deputy Director promoted to professor
20 July 2020
Martina Callaghan, Deputy Director, and head of the Physics Team at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging has been promoted to professor for her outstanding contribution to neuroscience.
The value of advice from the perspective of a decision neuroscientist
29 June 2020
Elisa recently wrote a review in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry discussing advice-taking as a bridge between decision neuroscience and mental capacity.
Two PhD students awarded UCL’s Jon Driver Prize for outstanding young neuroscientists
26 June 2020
Two PhD students, Max Rollwage and Yunzhe Liu, from the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging have been awarded UCL’s Jon Driver Prize for being outstanding young neuroscientists.
PhD student Yunzhe Liu awarded UCL Neuroscience Early Career Prize
26 June 2020
Yunzhe Liu, PhD student at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging has been awarded the UCL Early Career Neuroscience Prize (junior category) to recognise his outstanding work published in the last year.
Is this thought “mine” or “yours”? New study finds our brains can be trained to distinguish between the two
15 June 2020
A new study by the Centre’s Cognition and Computational Psychiatry team has found that our brains can be trained to learn whether a thought is “mine” or “yours”. This means that the ability to put yourself into someone else’s shoes is flexible, rather than fixed.