Nature Research Award for Driving Global Impact

We are delighted to announce that Tom has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Nature Research Award for Driving Global Impact, in collaboration with Tencent. The award recognizes a combination of our work in vision neuroscience over the years as well as our engagement with promoting open source hardware for building low-cost lab equipment, in particular through our NGO TReND in Africa.

As part of the award, Tom gave a number of interviews and a popular-science presentation at Tencent’s 2019 WE-Summit in Bejing (a TED-like event) combining some of our neuroscience and open hardware work. To date, the summit has been viewed ~20 million times, mostly across China.

Coverage in Nature (including to a podcast interview)

Summary on Sussex Life Sciences site (including link to the talk at WE Summit)

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