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Professor Roger Carpenter

  • College positions:

    Fellow, College Lecturer and former Tutor, Registrary and Director of Studies in Medicine

  • University positions:

    Emeritus Professor of Oculomotor Physiology

  • Subject:


MA, PhD, ScD (all Cantab)

Awards and prizes

Glaxo Partnership Prize (1992); Cambridge University Foundation Prize (1996); National HEFCE Award (2000)

Research interests

Neuroscience, especially the control of eye movements, vision, neural mechanisms of decision, consciousness. Publications include Movements of the Eyes (2nd ed. 1988); Neurophysiology (4th ed. 2002)

Teaching interests


Other interests

Music (especially early music), literature, theatre, cooking, programming, theology