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King’s Experts Series

What is the King's Experts Series?

The King’s Experts Series feature our King’s experts in exclusive webinars to share King’s world-leading research, cutting edge technology and to hear from our researchers/practitioners on some of the most important issues of our time.

Upcoming King's Experts Series events

Our next King's Experts Series event will be confirmed soon. Check back on this page to find out more as soon as it is announced.

Below, you can read more about past events, and watch recordings of our previous panel discussions.

We have published an Alumni Blog piece under the banner of the King's Experts Series, focusing on Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals and their place as a leading centre for robotic surgery, with the longest-running robotics programme in the UK. You can read it here.

Previous King's Experts Series events




King's Experts Series: Climate Change & Sustainability


  • Professor Frans Berkhout (Chair) - Assistant Principal of King’s Climate & Sustainability; Professor of Environment, Society and Climate; former Executive Dean of the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
  • Dr George Adamson - Reader and Lecturer in Climate and Society, Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy; convenor of King’s Climate Research Hub; research in cultural interventions in climate change
  • Dr Catherine Tilley - Impact Director for Centre of Sustainable Business; Senior Lecturer in Business Ethics & Sustainability


King's Experts Series: the Ethics of AI


  • Co-Chair Professor Steven Connor: Professor of Living Well with Technology in Faculty of Arts & Humanities; Director of Research for King’s Digital Futures Institute
  • Co-Chair Professor Marion Thain: Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities; Chair-Director of King’s Digital Futures Institute; Professor of Culture & Technology
  • Dr Kate Devlin: Reader in Artificial Intelligence & Society in the Department of Digital Humanities; Creative and Outreach Lead for Responsible AI UK; Advocacy and Engagement Director for the Trusted Autonomous Systems Hub; board member of the Open Rights Group
  • Professor Mateja Durovic: Professor of Law and Technology at the Dickson Poon School of Law; Director of the Centre for Digital Law; Co-Director of the Centre of Technology, Ethics, Law and Society at King’s
  • Dr Sanjay Modgil: Reader in Artificial Intelligence, Department of Informatics; visiting Professor at the Department of Philosophy, University of Milan; research focus in AI ethics and philosophy, logic and dialogue for human-AI communication


King's Experts Series: Digital Technology & Mental Health


  • Chair - Professor Richard Trembath (Medicine, 1981): Senior Vice-President (Health and Life Sciences); Executive Director for King’s Health Partners

  • Professor Fay Bound Alberti: Professor in Modern History at King’s Faculty of Arts & Humanities; Director of Centre of Technology and the Body at King’s Digital Futures Institute; UKRI Future Leaders Fellow

  • Professor Matthew Hotopf CBE (PhD Psychiatry, 2000): Executive Dean of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience; Professor of General Hospital Psychiatry; CBE for services to Psychiatric Research (2018)

  • Professor Dame Til Wykes: Head of School for Mental Health & Psychological Sciences at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience; Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation; editor for the Journal of Mental Health


King's Experts Series: Ageing Well


  • Joseph Casey (Chair): Director of Partnerships and Programmes for King’s Health Partners
  • Professor Dag Aarsland: Head of Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Consultant Psychiatrist at the Mental Health for Older Adults, South London & Maudsley NHS Health Trust
  • Dr Clare Ellis-Smith: Lecturer in Palliative Care at the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, MSc Palliative Care Programme Director
  • Professor Claire Steves (Health & Social Care Research, 2014): Professor of Ageing and Health, Consultant Geriatrician at Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust

King's Experts Series: Forced Displacement and Seeking Sanctuary


  • Dr Leonie Ansems de Vries, Reader in International Politics at King’s College London, Chair of the Migration Research Group and Director of the King’s Sanctuary Programme
  • Dr Francesca Meloni, Lecturer in Social Justice in the School of Education, Communication & Society at King’s College London
  • Janahan Sivanathan, Sanctuary Project Officer at King’s College London
  • Dr Guntars Ermansons, Lecturer in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London and a group lead for Refugee Mental Health and Place Network

King's Experts Series: Exploring the Cost-of-Living Crisis


  • Professor Jonathan Portes, Professor of Economics and Public Policy & Senior Fellow of the Economic and Social Research Council's UK in a Changing Europe initiative
  • Tianne Haggar, Research Assistant, Policy Institute


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