Blog: Centre hosts A Level students for placements organised by the Nuffield Trust
14 October 2021
Over the Summer, the Centre welcomed two talented A Level students to the ARM lab for a 2 week placement. Each student was matched with a PhD student mentor, who supported them to produce a report including a literature review and data analysis.
Wearable brain scanner to facilitate testing for children with epilepsy
5 October 2021
A wearable brain scanner, co-developed by UCL researchers at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, is now being used in a specialist clinic for children with epilepsy.
Major Wellcome Trust award will drive forward translational research in Huntington’s disease
4 October 2021
A team of researchers from UCL and the Universities of Cambridge and Glasgow led by Professor Sarah Tabrizi have been granted a prestigious Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award.
Psychological factors impact adherence and violation of pandemic restrictions
30 September 2021
How well people adhered to restrictions during the UK’s COVID-19 lockdowns varied depending on their learning and decision-making styles, finds a study led by researchers at UCL and Royal Holloway, University of London.
Free, digital Forum brings stroke patients and researchers together in an online space
29 September 2021
A digital Forum run by the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging for stroke survivors and their loved ones will return in 2021 as a series of free, online events, taking place between Monday 25th to Friday 29th October.
A mathematical equation of mood can predict your preference better than you can
22 September 2021
A new study led by UCL researchers shows that using mathematical equations with continuous mood sampling may be better at assessing what people prefer over asking them directly.
Early career academics awarded promotions
18 August 2021
Nadine Dijkstra, Tim Tierney and Elliott Wimmer have all been promoted to Senior Research Fellows in Imaging Neuroscience.
Centre awarded funding for new project exploring teenagers’ sense of self
29 July 2021
PhD student Madeleine Moses-Payne will work on an upcoming public engagement project in collaboration with creative collective EMERGE(ncy) PARTY. It will be funded by the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging’s Public Engagement Innovation Fund and supported by a National Lottery Project Grant, using public funding by Arts Council England.
Four senior academics at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging awarded promotions
20 July 2021
Steven Fleming, Dominik Bach and Vladimir Litvak have all been promoted to Professors, and Christian Lambert has been promoted to Principal Research Fellow.
Centre launches Understanding MRI, a new co-creation project to develop an animation with research participants
12 July 2021
Throughout the last year, members of the Physics, Imaging Support, qMAP-PD and PLORAS teams from across the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (WCHN) joined forces to deliver a multi-disciplinary public engagement project. Together with volunteers who participate in the Centre’s research, they co-created an animation to explain a core aspect of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).