Grants and Awards

Lab42 Essay Prize. First prize of $1000 for an essay on the topic "Which properties and structures must a virtual world have to enable the successful creation of human-level artificial intelligence?".

JTF Turing Research Fellowship. Awarded £75,000 for a three year project titled 'The Scientific Study of Natural and Artificial Minds'.

Courvoisier Future 500. Selected as one of the UK's top 50 achievers in the Science and Innovation category, 2007.

EPSRC Studentship for PhD at the Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, 2004 - 2007.

Drapers Prize, Queen Mary, University of London, 2001.

EPSRC Studentship for MSc IT at Queen Mary, University of London, 2000 - 2001.

Darwin Prize for Science, Shrewsbury School, 1992.