Mini chair and projector screen on keyboard

NIHR Maudsley BRC Trainees' Conference

Watch winning presentations and conference highlights

You can watch the playlist of winning presentations on Youtube, as well as the full conference highlights. You can also read about 2020's conference on our 'NIHR Maudsley BRC Trainees’ Conference celebrates the work of our PhD students' web story. 


3-minute thesis winners' presentations

Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol and psychosis

Lucy Chester, King's College London

Investigating the Mechanisms of Placebo Anxiolysis

Dr Nathan Huneke, University of Southampton

Cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder: exploring the treatment mechanisms of cognitive remediation therapy

Dimosthenis Tsapekos, King's College London

Pubertal Timing and Self-Harm

Elystan Roberts, University of Bristol

Can Digital Tools help in the Assessment of Prognosis in Depression?

Valeria de Angel, King's College London


Conference programme

13:00–13:15 Welcome & Introductions Professor Matthew Hotopf: Director NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, Professor Dave Jones: Dean, NIHR Academy

13:15–13:55 3-minute thesis presentations: Early stage PhD candidates Chair: Professor Richard Brown

13:55–14:35 Research Showcase: RADAR-CNS Group, King’s College London Professor Matthew Hotopf, Dr Amos Folarin & Dr Nick Cummins

14:50–15:30 3-minute thesis presentations: Mid-stage PhD candidates Chair: Dr Patricia Zunszain

15:30–15:40 NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) London Dr Peter Lovell

15:40–16:20 3-minute thesis presentations: Final stage PhD candidates Chair: Dr Rina Dutta

16:30–17:10 Research showcase: Psychosis Research Group, University of Birmingham Professor Rachel Upthegrove, Dr Lowri Griffiths & Dr Jack Rogers

17:10–17:30 Closing remarks and announcement of 3MT presentation prize winners Professor Matthew Hotopf

18:15-19:45 3-round Quiz with prizes for winner of all 3 rounds.


3-minute Thesis Presentations

3-minute Thesis Presentations

Slides and transcripts or abstracts for the 3-minute thesis presentations.
RADAR-CNS Showcase

RADAR-CNS Showcase

Session summary and speaker biographies.
University of Birmingham Showcase

University of Birmingham Showcase

Session summary and speaker biographies.