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…)