Dr Ricardo Twumasi
Lecturer in Psychosis Studies
Ricardo Twumasi commenced his tenure at King's College London in 2019, from the University of Manchester.
As a principal investigator, he has spearheaded an array of research initiatives encompassing resilience in healthcare workers, health promotion, workplace discrimination, energy company collaboration, and public engagement in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.
Currently, his scholarly pursuits are concentrated on organisational change, with a specialised focus on leveraging machine learning to create opportunities for individuals suffering from mental health conditions.
Ricardo has been an invited speaker at prestigious platforms including the British Psychological Society, The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, and the Council of Europe, among other academic institutions.
Ricardo Twumasi's research interests and areas of PhD supervision include:
- Organisational Change and Adoption of Net Zero: Investigating how organizations can transition to sustainable practices while achieving net-zero carbon emissions.
- Workplace Health Promotion: Focusing on proactive occupational safety and health management to promote both good health and business efficiency.
- Equality at Work: Challenging workplace discrimination and promoting diversity and inclusion using machine learning.
- Work Stress: Examining the psychological and physiological impacts of work-related stress and devising interventions.
- Health Inequalities: Investigating disparities in healthcare access and outcomes, with a particular focus on low and middle-income countries healthcare systems.
Ricardo leads the 7PCSDECL Decolonising Mental Health Research module.
In addition to his academic publications, he has contributed articles to the BBC, The Conversation, The World Economic Forum, and HR Review. His research has been featured and he has been interviewed by media outlets such as the BBC and iNews, as well as a diverse array of podcasts.