03 December 2010

Einstein Visiting Fellow: Raymond J Dolan (London)

Funded by Einstein Foundation Berlin

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is happy to announce that Professor Raymond J Dolan (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London) will be the School’s “Einstein Visiting Fellow” beginning in 2011. The Fellow will receive funding from the Einstein Foundation to set up a research group in Berlin and collaborate with the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, its faculty and doctoral students over the coming years.

Professor Dolan’s research focuses on the neurobiological characterisation of human emotion and its interaction with other components of cognition, such as attention, memory, and decision-making. Ray Dolan has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Humboldt Research Award for Outstanding Scholars, the Minerva Foundation Golden Brain Award, and the International Max Planck Research Award. In the field of Neuroscience and Behaviour, he is one of the most cited scientists in the world.

Raymond Dolan is a member of the Berlin School of Mind and Brain’s International Advisory Board.