Karl Friston#


Karl Friston
Email:k.friston 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:3995
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
Username:kfriston
Homepage: http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/~karl



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001 Scientific Director; Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
  • 1999 Wellcome Principal Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology, UK, Honorary Consultant: The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London, UK
  • 1998 Professor: Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
  • 1987 - 1988 Wellcome Trust Research Fellow MRC Clinical Neuropharmacology Unit Oxford, UK
  • 1988 - 1991 Wellcome Trust Research Fellow MRC Cyclotron Unit Hammersmith Hospital London, UK
  • 1991 - 1992 MRC Clinical Scientist (Senior Grade) MRC Cyclotron Unit Hammersmith Hospital London, UK
  • 1992 - 1994 W.M. Keck Foundation Fellow in Theoretical Neurobiology The Neurosciences Institute La Jolla CA, USA
  • 1994 - 1999 Wellcome Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science Institute of Neurology, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Imaging neuroscience
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Theoretical neurobiology
  • Schizophrenia

Honours and Awards
  • 1996 Wiley Young Investigator Award in Human Brain Mapping
  • 1998 - 1999 Chaire Pharmacia-Upjohn Belgium
  • 2003 Golden Brain Award Minerva Foundation
  • 2008 Medal, Collège de France (Lecture series)
  • 2011 Honorary Doctorate (University of York)
  • 2013 Weldon Memorial Prize and Medal
  • 2014 Elected member of EMBO
  • 2014 WIC (Web Intelligence Congress) Outstanding Technology Award
  • 1999 Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
  • 2006 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 2012 Fellow of the Society of Biology

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