Raymond Dolan

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Raymond Dolan
Born (1954-01-21) 21 January 1954 (age 67)
Alma materNational University of Ireland
Known forNeuroimaging research
Awards2006 Golden Brain Award
2017 Brain Prize (with Peter Dayan and Wolfram Schultz)
2019 Ferrier Medal and Lecture
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity College London

Raymond Joseph Dolan (born 21 January 1954)[2] is an Irish neuroscientist and the Mary Kinross Professor of Neuropsychiatry at University College London, where he was also the founding director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging.[3][4]

Honours and awards[edit]

In 2006 he was awarded the Golden Brain Award by the Minerva Foundation. In 2015 he presented the Paul B. Baltes Lecture at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He was one of three recipients of the 2017 Brain Prize, along with Peter Dayan and Wolfram Schultz.[5]

He is a fellow of the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Association for Psychological Science.[6] In 2016, he was ranked by Semantic Scholar as the second-most influential neuroscientist in the modern world, behind only his UCL colleague Karl Friston.[7]

In 2019 he was awarded the Ferrier Medal and Lecture by the Royal Society.[8]


  1. ^ UCL (1 September 2018). "Professor Ray Dolan announced as recipient of the NSI Distinguished Investigator Award". UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology (Press release). Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Biography of Ray Dolan". The Brain Prize. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Prof Ray Dolan". Institutional Research Information Service. University College London. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  4. ^ "About". Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging. University College London. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  5. ^ "The 2017 Brain Prize awarded to Ray Dolan, Peter Dayan and Wolfram Schultz". Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research (Press release). 6 March 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Raymond Dolan". The Royal Society. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  7. ^ Bohannon, John (10 November 2016). "A computer program just ranked the most influential brain scientists of the modern era". Science. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Ferrier Medal and Lecture winner 2019". Rotyal Society. Retrieved 5 October 2019.

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