Cambridge Neuroscientists honoured in Queen’s birthday honours 2016

Cambridge Neuroscientists honoured in Queen’s birthday honours 2016 Professor Susan Gathercole, Director of the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the Medical Research Council is appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to Psychology and Education. Gathercole (pictured right) is a cognitive psychologist with interests in memory and learning including the causes of specific learning difficulties in children and how they might be overcome. She has held academic posts at Lancaster, Bristol, Durham, and York. Since 2011 she has been Director of the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at Cambridge and holds a professorial chair at the University.  Current projects examine the cognitive mechanisms of working memory and how they might be modified through training, and investigate through a new research…


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