Skip to main content
KBS_Icon_questionmark link-ico

 

Inaugural lectures

Inaugural lectures are given by newly arrived or promoted professors, who use the opportunity to introduce themselves, to present an overview of their own research and to highlight the latest developments in their field.

Open to the general public, each event concludes with a drinks reception. 

Professor Susan Duty as Professor of Pharmacology & Neuroscience will give a lecture on Monday 6 February 2023
See 'Upcoming Lectures' below for more details

inaugural lecturers opt - Susan Duty

Professor Claire Henderson as Clinical Professor of Public Mental Health, will give a lecture on Wednesday 15 March 2023. See 'Upcoming Lectures' below for more details
CH

Professor Charlotte Hanlon as Professor of Global Mental Health, will give a lecture on Thursday 23 March 2023. See 'Upcoming Lectures' below for more details
Charlotte Hanlon-PPT

Upcoming lectures

The Call of Duty: Pharmacology vs Parkinson’s Disease

Please join us at the IoPPN Inaugural Lecture series featuring Professor Susan Duty as Professor of Pharmacology & Neuroscience. Wednesday 1 February 2023 | 17:30 - 18:30 Harris Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus, Newcomen Street, London, SE1 1UL The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Registration is essential via this Eventbrite link All are welcome.

Listen, share, negotiate – Approaches to empower and destigmatise. Please join us at the IoPPN Inaugural Lecture series featuring Professor Claire Henderson as Clinical Professor of Public Mental Health. Wednesday 15 March 2023 | 17:30 - 18:30 | Wolfson Lecture Theatre, IoPPN Main Building, 16 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Registration is essential via this Eventbrite link. All are welcome.

Working to improve the things that matter to people with mental health conditions in Ethiopia (and beyond) Please join us at the IoPPN Inaugural Lecture series featuring Professor Charlotte Hanlon as Professor of Global Mental Health. Thursday 23 March 2023 | 17:30 - 18:30 | Wolfson Lecture Theatre, IoPPN Main Building, 16 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Registration is essential via this Eventbrite link. All are welcome.

 

Previous Lectures 2022/2023

'Translating Neuroscience – across species, across development and into clinic’

Chair: Professor Allan Young

Vote of Thanks: Professor Declan Murphy

The first Inaugural Lecture of 2023 was delivered by Professor Gráinne McAlonan, Professor of Translational Neuroscience, IoPPN. Thursday 12 January at 17:30, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Main IoPPN Building

'Translating Neuroscience – across species, across development and into clinic’

Chair: Professor Allan Young

Vote of Thanks: Professor Declan Murphy

The first Inaugural Lecture of 2023 was delivered by Professor Gráinne McAlonan, Professor of Translational Neuroscience, IoPPN. Thursday 12 January at 17:30, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Main IoPPN Building.

Previous Lectures 2017-2019

'The journey from synapse physiology to drug discovery for Alzheimer's disease'

Chair: Professor Ian Everall

Vote of Thanks: Professor Chris Shaw

The fourth Inaugural Lecture of 2019 was delivered by Kei Cho, Professor of the UK Dementia Research Institute, Department of Basic & Clinical Neuroscience, IoPPN.

Lecture video: The journey from synapse physiology to drug discovery for Alzheimer’s disease

'The big picture, flexibility and positivity in the treatment of eating disorders'

Chair: Professor Allan Young

Vote of Thanks: Professor Ulrike Schmidt

The third Inaugural Lecture of 2019 was delivered by Kate Tchanturia, Professor in Psychology of Eating Disorders at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: The big picture, flexibility and positivity in the treatment of disorders

'ScienceMatters to Alzheimer's disease - a recount of my scientific journey so far'

Chair: Professor Ian Everall

Vote of Thanks: Professor Mark Richardson

The second Inaugural Lecture of 2019 was delivered by Lawrence Rajendran, van Geest Professor of Dementia Research and Deputy Director, UK Dementia Research Institute, IoPPN.

Lecture video: ScienceMatters to Alzheimer's disease - a recount of my scientific journey so far

'Rethinking childhood trauma'

Chair: Professor Ian Everall

Vote of Thanks: Professor Sir Michael Rutter

The first Inaugural Lecture of 2019 was delivered by Andrea Danese, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: Rethinking childhood trauma

'The Fear Factor: Life as a Military Epidemiologist'

Chair: Professor Anthony David

Vote of Thanks: Professor Simon Wessely

The second Inaugural Lecture of 2018 was delivered by Professor Nicola Fear, Director of the King's Centre for Military Health Research and Chair of the Psychological Medicine PhD sub-committee.

Lecture video: The Fear Factor: Life as a Military Epidemiologist

'From rejections to connections'

Chair: Professor Anthony David

Vote of Thanks: Professor Steve Williams

The second Inaugural Lecture of 2017 was delivered by Marco Catani, Professor of Neuroanatomy and Psychiatry at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: From rejections to connections

'Kanye West and the cause of psychosis'

Chair: Professor Sir Robin Murray

Vote of Thanks: Professor Philip McGuire

The first Inaugural Lecture of 2017 was delivered by Oliver Howes, Professor of Molecular Psychiatry at the IoPPN.

Previous Lectures 2012/2013

Something old, something new: disentangling genetic and environmental influences on anxiety and depression

Chair: Professor Til Wykes

Vote of thanks: Professor Robert Plomin

The third and final inaugural lecture of 2014 was given by Thalia Eley, Professor of Developmental Behavioural Genetics at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: Disentangling genetic and environmental influences on anxiety and depression

'The mind in diabetes: the final frontier'

Chair: Professor Shitij Kapur

Vote of Thanks: Professor Sir Simon Wessely

The second inaugural lecture of 2014 was given by Khalida Ismail, Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: The mind in diabetes: the final frontier

'Bedside to bench and back: improving care for headache disorders'

Chair: Professor Mark Richardson

Vote of Thanks: Professor Mark Richardson

The first inaugural lecture of 2014 was given by Professor Peter Goadsby, Director of the NIHR / Wellcome Trust, King's Clinical Research Facility.

Lecture video: Bedside to bench and back: improving care for headache disorders

'Depression and the Immune System: from Madonna to Lady Gaga'

Chair: Professor Shitij Kapur

Vote of Thanks: Dr. Susan Pawlby

The second inaugural lecture of 2013 was given by Carmine M. Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: Depression and the immune system: from Madonna to Lady Gaga

 

News