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Mel Slater University of Barcelona

Mel Slater is a Distinguished Investigator at the University of Barcelona, and co-Director of the Event Lab (Experimental Virtual Environments for Neuroscience and Technology). He was previously Professor of Virtual Environments at University College London (UCL) in the Department of Computer Science. He was awarded the 2005 IEEE Virtual Reality Career Award: ‘In Recognition of Pioneering Achievements in Theory and Applications of Virtual Reality’.

He is Field Editor of Frontiers in Virtual Reality, and Chief Editor of the Human Behaviour in VR section. He was awarded the Humboldt Research Prize from Germany in 2020. He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society.