WITH GREAT SADNESS (updated with funeral arrangments): Carole Hackney, Professor of Neuroscience, has passed away

Carole Hackney, Professor of Neuroscience, has passed away suddenly. Carole was a very well known and much respected researcher, BSA member and supporter.

She leaves behind her husband David Furness, Secretary of the BSA.

Our thoughts are with David and their families.


Message from Dave

Dear All

Thank you for your condolences and messages of sympathy. Carole’s funeral will take place on 4th March, 3.20 PM at Bradwell Crematorium, Chatterley Close, Bradwell, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 8LE. It will be followed by refreshments at a venue that will be announced shortly.

There is a memorial website where further details can be found, which will be updated periodically. Please go to


Feel free to contribute stories, pictures and make donations. Family flowers only, otherwise donations can be made to Carole’s preferred charities, Shelter and Age UK, or to one of your own choice.

Dave Furness