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During July's heatwave, the Department of Psychiatry shone; winning awards, giving presentations and exhibiting an array of posters at the British Association of Psychopharmacology summer meeting in Brighton.

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On 17-20 July, members of the Department attended the British Association of Psychopharmacology summer meeting:

mike browningliz tunbridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Browning was awarded the Senior Clinical BAP Psychopharmacology Award and Liz Tunbridge, who is BAP Treasurer, was awarded the Senior Non-Clinical BAP Psychopharmacology Award. 

The prestigious awards are given out once a year by the British Association of Psychopharmacology for researchers who have excelled in Psychopharmacology research.

 

charles masaki Charles Masaki, DPhil student, won the Royal College of Psychiatrists Psychopharmacology Committee Poster Prize with his poster entitled ‘Effects of the potential lithium-mimetic ebselen, on brain neurochemistry’. Judges stressed the importance of mechanistic understanding for elucidating the clinical properties of a novel and potentially important treatment in bipolar disorder.

 

 

 

paul harrisonPaul Harrison the incumbent President of the Society, chaired the conference, and at the event's close handed the position over to Jo Neill, Professor of Psychopharmacology, University of Manchester.

 

 

 

 

 

Susannah Murphy (pictured top), Liz Tunbridge and Paul Harrison gave talks, and many members of the department also presented posters - Priyanka Panchal, Marieke Martens, Alex Pike, Annabel Walsh, Maria Waltmann, Beata Godlewska, Aintzane Garcia-Bea, Kristian Jensen and Ann Sharpley.

Find out more about the British Association of Psychopharmacology.

Read about the awards in the Oxford Mail.