We congratulate Dr. Hisham Ziauddeen for being named the Psychiatric Communicator of the Year (2020) from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Hisham is a Clinical Research Associate at the Department of Psychiatry, working on understanding the brain systems involved in disordered eating and psychosis. Hisham tells us more about the importance of communication in science and […]
Congratulations to Johanna Finnemann for Completing her PhD!
We would like to congratulate Johanna Finnemann on completing her PhD! Johanna completed her PhD thesis titled “Investigating Sensory Prediction in Autism Spectrum Conditions” under the supervision of Prof Paul Fletcher. Here, Johanna gives us a quick summary of her work and findings. Can you give us a short background into what you’ve been studying […]
PhD retrospective with Sally Jennings
We would like to congratulate Dr. Sally Jennings who recently completed her PhD, which was supervised by Dr Howard Ring and Prof Tony Holland at the Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group (CIDDRG). We caught up with Sally to ask her about her research into neural predictors of cognitive decline in Down’s Syndrome. Can you give […]
Dr Anne-Laura Van Harmelen awarded Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship
Dr Anne-Laura van Harmelen has been awarded a prestigious 5-year Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship from the Royal Society to investigate the neurobiology of resilient functioning after child maltreatment. Dr van Harmelen completed her PhD at Leiden University in the Netherlands, where she showed that child emotional maltreatment alters the structure and function of the brain in […]