As part of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to BBSRC Discovery Fellow, Dr Kjara Sophia Pilch who recently was awarded a BBSRC Fellowship. Here, she tells us more about her research background and interests.
In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Senior Teaching Fellow Dr Stefano Sandrone, who was recently awarded a President’s Award for Excellence in Supporting the Student Experience.
Introduce yourself – who are you and what do you do?
I am an Italian neuroscientist, a Senior Teaching Fellow and a Principal Investigator within the Computational, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory (C3NL). I also have international leadership roles in research and education.
When did you join the College and where were you working before this?
In January 2018. Before joining the College, I was a Teaching Fellow at King’s College London, where I completed my PhD and a brief postdoc.
What is the most rewarding part of your role?
Mentoring the next generation of neuroscientists.
And the most challenging?
I like taking challenges.
What do you think is the most important factor in creating an effective and positive learning environment for students?
Four factors: respect, knowledge, enthusiasm and experience. (more…)
In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Dawn Tharpe about her role as a Section Manager and her top tips for working remotely.
My name is Dawn Tharpe and I am Section Manager for the Division of Neurology in the Department of Brain Sciences. (more…)
In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to new starter Aimi Vanden Oever about taking up the role of Divisions Manager in Brain Sciences. (more…)
In the first edition of our Brain Sciences Staff Profile series, we spoke to Dr Johanna Jackson about working as a Scientific Project Manager for the UK Dementia Research Insitute at Imperial, and taking up the role of Athena SWAN lead for the Department. (more…)
This post was originally published on the Department of Medicine Staff Blog on 2 May 2018.
In the first edition of our Staff Profiles series, we spoke to Nicola Thompson, who works in Brain Sciences as a Divisional Operations Assistant. (more…)