Professor Nicholas Rawlins Lecture

Professor Nicholas Rawlins
Pro-Vice Chancellor, Oxford University and
Professor of Psychology

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 17, 2012 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Pain, the Brain and Decisions


Professor Rawlins completed both his BA and DPhil at Oxford. His research spans areas including the neural basis of memory, brain degeneration, pain and anxiety, and he has published widely in these fields. He was elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2006. Professor Rawlins was Associate Head of Oxford’s Medical Sciences Division from 2008 until taking up his present post. He was a Junior Research Fellow at University College and then a Senior Research Fellow there before taking up a tutorial Fellowship which he held for more than 20 years as University Lecturer and Sir Jules Thorne Tutorial Fellow.