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Winners of 2018 Brain Prize announced

Two Academy Fellows have been awarded the 2018 Brain Prize, the world’s most valuable prize for brain research. Professor Michel Goedert FRS FMedSci and Professor John Hardy FRS FMedSci, along with Professor Christian...

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Mass displacement addressed by National Academies

The first Frontiers of Development event brought together 60 world leading early and mid-career researchers to address the prosperity and wellbeing of displaced people. The event was held 12-14 February in Kigali, Rwanda, where millions of people have been displaced as a result of violenc...

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MedSciLife lunch with Edith Heard

On 15 January we were delighted to welcome Professor Edith Heard to the Academy to give the 2017 Sackler Lecture as part of our #MedSciLife programme which aims to share the life experience of those w

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BBC showcase for Academy expert women

On Monday 15 January the Academy’s communications team took a group of 11 media-trained women Fellows and grant awardees for a showcase at the BBC. This event is part of our on-going programme of work to increase the number of women experts featured in news and current affairs programmes. C...

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