!!!Colin Blakemore
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Colin Blakemore passed away June 27, 2022.
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__Positions Held__
*Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford and a past Chief Executive of the British Medical Research Council (MRC)
*2019 - present Yeung Kin Man Chair Professor of Neuroscience, City University of Hong Kong
*2017 - present Senior Fellow, Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong
*2019 - present Distinguished Guest Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Neuroscience, and International Center for Primate Brain Research, Shanghai
*2019 - present Distinguished Senior Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London
*2012 - present Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience, University of Oxford
*2012 - present Emeritus Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford
*2010 - present Honorary Professor, Medical School, University of Warwick
*2008 - present Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
*2013 - 2018 Founder & Director of The Human Mind Project, School of Advanced Study, University of London
*2012 - 2018 Professor of Neuroscience & Philosophy & Director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London
*1979 - 2012 Professorial Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford
*2007 - 2012 Professor of Neuroscience, University of Oxford
*2007 - 2010 Professor of Neuroscience, University of Warwick
*2003 - 2007 Chief Executive of the Medical Research Council (on Special Leave from Oxford)
*1996 - 2003 Director, Medical Research Council Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Oxford
*1990 - 2003 Director, McDonnell-Pew Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Oxford
*1990 - 1996 Associate Director, Medical Research Council Research Centre in Brain and Behaviour, Oxford
*1979 - 2007 Waynflete Professor of Physiology, University of Oxford (Head of Department for 14 years)
*1976 - 1979 Royal Society Locke Research Fellow
*1972 - 1979 University Lecturer in Physiology, Cambridge (on leave 1976-9)
*1971 - 1979 Official Fellow and Director of Medical Studies, Downing College, Cambridge
*1968 (April) - 1972 University Demonstrator in Physiology, University of Cambridge
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
**1972 Silver Award, British Medical Association Film Competition, for educational films
**1973 Silver Award, Padua International Film Festival, for educational films
**1974 Certificate of Educational Commendation, British Medical Association, for educational films
**1974 - 1975 Leverhulme Fellowship
**1975 Robert Bing Prize for Neurology and Neurophysiology (Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences)
**1977 Copeman Medal for Scientific Research (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)
**1978 Richardson Cross Medal (South Western Ophthalmological Society)
**1978 Man of the Year (Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation)
**1978 Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science “for contribution to the literature of science” (Phi Beta Kappa)
**1983 John Locke Medal (The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries)
**1984 Prix du Docteur Robert Netter (Netter Prize) (Académie Nationale de Médecine, France), “for research on developmental disorders of vision”
**1986 Cairns Memorial Medal (Cairns Memorial Fund)
**1988 Norman McAlister Gregg Award in Medical Science (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists)
**1989 Owen Aves Memorial Medal (Yorkshire Optical Society)
**1989 Michael Faraday Prize and Medal (The Royal Society)
**1989 Robert Doyne Medal (Oxford Ophthalmological Congress)
**1990 GL Brown Prize (The Physiological Society)
**1990 John P McGovern Science and Society Medal (Sigma Xi, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA)
**1991 Montgomery Medal (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the Irish Ophthalmological Society)
**1992 Finalist for the Science pour l'Art Prize (Moët Hennessy/Louis Vuitton, Paris, France)
**1993 Osler Memorial Medal (University of Oxford)
**1993 Ellison-Cliffe Medal (Royal Society of Medicine)
**1994 Charles F Prentice Award and Medal (American Academy of Optometry)
**1995 Annual Review Prize (The Physiological Society)
**1996 Alcon Research Institute Award “for research relevant to clinical ophthalmology” (Alcon Research Institute, Fort Worth, Texas)
**1998 Memorial Medal of the Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
**2001 Alfred Meyer Award (British Neuropathological Society)
**2001 Charter Award and Medal (Royal Society of Biology; formerly Institute of Biology)
**2001 Baly Gold Medal (Royal College of Physicians)
**2001 BNA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Neuroscience (British Neuroscience Association)
**2001 Menzies Medal (The Menzies Foundation, Melbourne, Australia)
**2004 BioIndustry Association Award “for outstanding personal contribution to bioscience”
**2004 Lord Crook Gold Medal (Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers)
**2005 Edinburgh Medal (City of Edinburgh)
**2005 Science Educator Award (Society for Neuroscience)
**2005 Harveian Oration (Royal College of Physicians)
**2006 Kenneth Myer Medal (Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia)
**2008 Finalist (with Sir Martin Evans and Sir David King) for the Morgan Stanley Great Briton of the Year Award
**2009 James Bull Gold Medal (British Society of Neuroradiologists)
**2010 Winner, Science documentaries, 2010 Festival de Film CinéGlobe, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland for The Man Who Stopped Smoking; documentary on the life of Sir Richard Doll, presented by Colin Blakemore; made for the BMJ (http://cineglobe.ch/2010/)
**2010 Ferrier Prize & Lecture (The Royal Society)
**2010 Ida Mann Medal (Oxford Eye Hospital)
**2011 EXCEL Silver Award from Association Media and Publishing for the Society for Neuroscience Annual Report 2010, with illustrations from the Blakemore lab, Oxford
**2012 Lord Brain Memorial Medal (Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry)
**2012 People’s Republic of China Friendship Award (China’s highest honour for foreigners)
**2012 Ralph W Gerard Prize “for outstanding contributions to the field of neuroscience” (Society for Neuroscience)
**2012 Chandaria Laureate (School of Advanced Study, University of London)
**2013 Shortlisted for the Science Commentator Award (Editorial Intelligence)
**2013 Kelvin Medal (Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow)
**2014 Member of the Berkeley Optometry Hall of Fame, University of California
**2014 Member of the Science Council’s 100 Scientists ([100 Leading UK Practising Scientists|https:www.sciencecouncil.org/content/100-leading-uk-practising-scientists]
**2014 Knighthood in the Birthday Honours List for “contributions to scientific research, policy and outreach”
**2014 Inaugural Award for Openness on Animal Research (Understanding Animal Research)
**2015 Lennox K Black International Prize in Medicine (Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia)
**2015 Elise and Walter A Haas International Award (University of California, Berkeley)
**2018 President’s Research Medal (awarded quadrennially by The College of Optometrists)
**2018 No 9 of the “[30 Most Influential Neuroscientists Alive Today|https://www.onlinepsychologydegree.info/30-most-influential-neuroscientists-alive-today]"
**2020 Listed among “[Top Longevity Scientists and Experts|http://analytics.dkv.global/data/pdf/Longevity-Industry-in-UK-2-
edition/Longevity%20in%20UK%20Second%20Edition%20-%20Full%20Report.pdf]” in the Report on Longevity Industry in the UK (Aging Analytics Agency) 
**1988 Member, Academia Rodinensis Pro Remediatione, Stockholm, Sweden
**1990 Honorary Professor, China Academy of Management Science
**1992 Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
**1993 Foreign Member, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
**1995 Member, Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe) (MAE)
**1998 Founder Fellow, Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci)
**2005 Honorary Professor, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (Peking Union Medical College)
**2007 Honorary Fellow, Indian Academy of Neurosciences
**2008 Foreign Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India
**2009 Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
**2011 Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts
**2012 Member, DeTao Masters Academy, People’s Republic of China
**2017 Member, New York Academy of Science

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