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Inaugural lectures

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. 

Upcoming Inaugural Lectures

 

 Kate Tchanturia

Professor Kate Tchanturia

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

Date: 12 June 2019

Chair: Prof Allan Young

Vote of Thanks: Prof Ulrike Schmidt

Venue: Wolfson Lecture Theatre - IoPPN Main Building

Time: 17.30 - 18.30

Register: https://katetchanturia-inaugurals.eventbrite.co.uk 

Previous lectures

 

Professor Andre Strydom

'Alzheimer's and Down syndrome: removing the roadblocks for testing new treatments'

Chair: Prof Allan Young

Vote of Thanks: Prof Declan Murphy

The third Inaugural Lecture of 2018 will be delivered by Andre Strydom, Professor of Intellectual Disabilities at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: To come

Professor Nicola Fear I April 2018

'The Fear Factor: Life as a Military Epidemiologist'

Chair: Prof Anthony David

Vote of Thanks: Prof Simon Wessely

The second Inaugural Lecture of 2018 will be 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

Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke | February 2018

'Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder as Delay Aversion: The Curious Evolution of an Unlikely Idea'

Chair: Prof Anthony David

Vote of Thanks: Prof Eric Taylor

The first Inaugural Lecture of 2018 will be delivered by Edmund Sonuga-Barke, Professor of Developmental Psychology, Psychiatry & Neuroscience at the IoPPN.

Lecture video: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder as Delay Aversion: The Curious Evolution of an Unlikely Idea

Professor Marco Catani | December 2017

'From rejections to connections'

Chair: Prof Anthony David

Vote of Thanks: Prof Steve Williams

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

Lecture video: From rejections to connections

Professor Oliver Howes | February 2017

'Kanye West and the cause of psychosis'

Chair: Prof Sir Robin Murray

Vote of Thanks: Prof Philip McGuire

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

Lecture video:

 

Professor Thalia Eley │October 2014

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.

 

Professor Khalida Ismail │June 2014

The mind in diabetes: the final frontier

Chair: Prof Shitij Kapur

Vote of thanks: Prof Sir Simon Wessely

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

Professor Peter Goadsby | May 2014

Bedside to bench and back: improving care for headache disorders

Chair: Prof Mark Richardson

Vote of thanks: Prof 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.

 

Professor Carmine M. Pariante | December 2013

Depression and the Immune System: from Madonna to Lady Gaga

Chair: Prof. 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.

 

 

Professor Rona Moss-Morris | May 2013

Trials and tribulations: A journey towards integrated care for long term conditions

Professor Rona Moss-Morris joined the Department of Psychology as Head of Health Psychology in October 2011.  

 

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