Upcoming events

Cognitive Recognition Masterclass

Professor Dame Til Wykes 

Wednesday 28 November at 4:00pm 

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Dame Til Wykes is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation and Vice Dean Psychology and Systems Sciences at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.

She is also a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. She was the Director of the NIHR Mental Health Research Network, the NHS clinical research base for all mental health studies until 2014 and then she became the Senior spokesperson on mental health research until 2017.

Til has been involved in research on rehabilitation for many years both in the developments of new assessments and novel psychological treatments and health services. She has led, and been involved randomised controlled trials and meta-analyses, that have affected treatment guidance. Much of her research involves mental health service users as part of the research team as well as participants. She founded and is now Co-Director of the Service User Research Enterprise (SURE), which employs expert researchers with experience of using mental health services.

She is the Executive Editor of the Journal of Mental Health and the President Elect of the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS). She was awarded a Damehood by the Queen in 2016 for her contribution to research in mental health.

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Intellectual Disability Faculty meeting - Monday 3 December

RCPsych NI's ID Faculty will host a half-day meeting in Clifton House on Monday 3 December, commencing at 9:30am and ending at 1:15pm.

The programme for the event covers a full range of topics.

Presentations will be delivered on Electroencephalography, Polytherapy and Cross-titration in Children, AED, NICE Guidelines and the Epilepsy Survey, Types of Seizures and the Neuropsychological Consequences of Epilepsy.

The delegate fee s £20 and lunch is included.

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