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Dr Richard Wingate MAP, DPhil

Dr Richard Wingate MAP, DPhil

  • Academics

Reader in Developmental Neurobiology and Head of Anatomy

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Richard Wingate is Head of Anatomy at King’s College London and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His research addresses how the identity of neurons and their ultimate location in the brain are genetically specified in development and evolution. Richard has a commitment to public communication in science through schools outreach, public speaking, writing and broadcast media and has served on Wellcome Trust Awards panels. He has had a number of successful collaborations with artists and has curated two exhibitions for the King’s Cultural Institute. In 2012, he acted as the scientific advisor for the Wellcome Collection’s “Brains: Mind as Material” exhibition in London and Manchester, and co-authored the accompanying book. He is Editor-in-Chief of Brain Facts.

 Please see my Research Staff Profile for more detail.

Find out more about my research:

Wingate lab

Richard Wingate


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Key Collaborators:

  • Jon Clarke, King's College London
  • Alessio Delogu, King's College London
  • Cathy Fernandes, Kings College London