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Uta Noppeney

Faculty of Science

Uta Noppeney is Professor of Systems Neuroscience in the Biophysics Department of Radboud University, and Principal Investigator at the Donders Center for Cognitive Neuroimaging. Uta studied medicine and philosophy at the University of Freiburg (Germany), University College London (UK) and Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA). She received a degree in medicine (1997, Freiburg University, Germany), a doctorate in medicine (1998, Freiburg University) and a PhD in neuroscience (2004, University College London, UK). After training in neurology at the University Hospital in Aachen, she conducted neuroscience research at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London (UK). In 2005, she became research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen (Germany). In 2011, she was appointed Professor of Computational Neuroscience and director of the Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics Centre at the University of Birmingham. Her current research investigates how the brain enables us to perceive, understand and interact effectively with the multisensory world around us. For more information about her work, visit:

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