Scots scientist’s pioneering research highly rewarded

STV1 March 2016 14:00 GMT Winner: Professor Richard Morris has been recognised.Neil Hanna Photography An Edinburgh neuroscientist has been awarded the world’s most valuable research prize for his pioneering work on the brain. Professor Richard Morris is the joint recipient of the €1m Brain Prize, which is widely regarded as the equivalent of a Nobel prize for neuroscience. He and his colleagues Professor Tim Bliss and Professor Graham Collingridge, based in London and Bristol respectively, were recognised for their work to understand the brain’s mechanisms of learning and memory. Awarded by the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation in Denmark, the annual accolade recognises those who have made an outstanding contribution to neuroscience. The three experts have provided a key understanding of how memories are formed, retained and lost. Their…


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