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Ivan Alvarez
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB)
Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging
University of Oxford
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK

(+44) 018 6561 1456
ivan.alvarez (at)
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Twitter: @scienceisnews

I am a postdoctoral research scientist based in FMRIB at the University of Oxford.

My research focuses on the structural and functional organisation of the visual system. I am particularly interested in visuotopic mapping, the relationship between white matter organisation and cortical function, and modelling of sensory processing.

At the University of Oxford, I work with the Vision Group and the Parker Group studying the neural underpinnings of binocular vision and stereopsis using ultra-high field MRI methods.

I am also keen on science journalism and the public understanding of science. I run a blog on the topic over here:

Holly Bridge (Oxford)
Andrew Parker (Oxford)
Chris Clark (UCL, PhD supervisor)
Sam Schwarzkopf (UCL)
Marty Sereno (SDSU, UCL)
Alki Liasis (Great Ormond Street Hospital)