Passing of our colleague, distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science Jeffrey Elman

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend, Prof Jeffrey Elman, who died suddenly on Thursday 28th June. He was 70.

Jeff, Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of California San Diego, was one of our international co-investigators and a source of great support in shaping our plans for LuCiD. As well as being an intellectual giant, pioneering research on artificial neural networks and language processing, he was an incredibly kind man and enormously generous with his time. He visited the Centre in September 2017 and met with early career researchers at all three of our partner sites. He spent time with each of them, learning about their research and their plans for the future, and offering up invaluable suggestions.

Jeff will be greatly missed.

For further details about his life and plans for a memorial service, please see the UCSD website.

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