Kia Nobre appointed Chair of Oxford Neuroscience Strategic Oversight Committee

Professor Kia Nobre, Head of the Department of Experimental Psychology has been appointed Chair of the Oxford Neuroscience Strategic Oversight Committee.  The appointment was announced by Alastair Buchan at the Medical Sciences Division Retreat on the 14th September.  Kia, who has been Head of Department since March 2016, takes over the role from the outgoing Chair Christopher Kennard who will retire as head of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the end of the month. Chris Kennard is credited with creating a forum in which collaborative links between both basic scientists and clinical researchers have been able to thrive.  It is this environment that has undoubtedly contributed to significant major strategic funding awards being made to Oxford.  Alastair Buchan commented ‘Professor Kennard embodies the Oslerian ideal of the clinician-scientist-teacher.…


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