Alumni News

Professor Larry Weiskrantz FRS

1st February 2018

We are sad to announce that Emeritus Fellow Professor Larry Weiskrantz FRS has passed away at the age of 91.

Larry was born in 1926. After serving in the US Army during the second world war he was an undergraduate at Swarthmore College, took an MSc at Oxford and a PhD in Experimental Psychology at Harvard. After taking up positions in the USA and at Cambridge University he came back to Oxford in 1967 as Professor of Psychology. He was a Professorial Fellow at Magdalen from 1967- 1993 and then became an Emeritus Fellow. Larry was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1980 and a member of the US National Academy of Sciences in 1987.

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