Prof. Dr. Robert Turner

Prof. Dr. Robert Turner

Director Emeritus

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

1964 - 1968
Mathematics and Physics at Cornell University, N.Y., USA (B.A. magna cum laude)
1968 - 1972
Physics at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (Ph.D.)
1975 - 1977
Social Anthropology at University College, London (Post-graduate diploma)

Career

1967 - 1968
Laboratory Technician, Low Temperature Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
1968 - 1972
Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
1972 - 1975
Research Assistant, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, UK
1977 - 1980
Research Fellow, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh, UK
1980 - 1984
Lecturer in Physics, Napier College, Edinburgh, UK
1984 - 1988
Lecturer in Physics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
1988 - 1991
Visiting Scientist, NCRR/BEIP, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
1991 - 1993
Visiting Scientist, Lab of Cardiac Energetics, NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
1993 - 2000
Wellcome Principal Research Fellow, and Professor, Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, University of London, Queen Square, London, England
1997 - 2002
Adjunct Associate Professor, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
2001 - 2006
Honorary Professor, Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London, London, England
2001 - 2006
Co-Director, Wellcome Trust High Field Magnetic Resonance Research Laboratory, Department of Medical Physics, University College London, Queen Square, London
2003
Visiting Professor of Neurophysiology, Human Brain Research Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
2003 - 2006
Professor and Principal University Technologist, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London, England
2006 - 2014
Director, Department of Neurophysics, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
since 2014
Director emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
since 04/09
Honorary Professor, Faculty of Physics and Earth Science, University of Leipzig, Germany
since 08/13
Honorary Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
2014 - 2019
Professor by special appointment of Ultra-High-Field Neuroimaging, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Extra information

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Professor by special appointment of Ultra-High-Field Neuroimaging

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Honorary Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy

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