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Congratulations to our MSc in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience, Class of 2019/20 for successfully completing the course.

Human brain digital illustration. Electrical activity, flashes and lightning on a blue background.

This MSc was first launched in October 2019, and is run jointly with the Department of Psychiatry and the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, together with essential contributions from allied departments and institutions in Oxford. Overall the academic standard of the cohort was extremely high, and after much deliberation, the Exam Board judged that the following candidates deserved special recognition. 

Best Essay Prize for 'Back down the rabbit hole: psychiatric drug discovery informed by psychedelic research'

Stirling Argabright (Neuroscientist)

Stirling Argabright 

 

Highest Achievement Prize for attaining the top final mark, and consistently high marks throughout the year

 Sebastian Green (MBBS, Neuroscientist)

 Sebastian Green

 

Best Dissertation Prize for 'An investigation into flexible timing control by temporal scaling in humans'

John Harley (Physiologist) 

 John Harley

 

Most Improved Student Prize, for demonstrating exceptional diligence and academic progress over the year

Nicole Rossides (Psychologist)

Nicole Rossides 

 

Best Poster Prize, for excellent performance in the poster viva voce examination

Poster: 'Emotion Recognition in Older Adults with Depressive Symptoms: A Hypothesis-Driven Analysis of the Whitehall II Cohort Performance on Facial Expression Recognition Task (FERT)'

Paulina Sengeridis (Cognitive Neuroscientist)

 Paulina Sengeridis

 

Professor John Geddes, Head of the Department of Psychiatry, said,

“Many congratulations to all the prize winners in the MSc course in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience for the 2019/20 class! We are delighted that the first year of this exciting and highly innovative MSc course has been such a success. We also congratulate Professors Burnet and Cader for their leadership and thank the whole administrative and teaching team for their wonderful efforts! The MSc is at the heart of Oxford translational neuroscience and both our Biomedical Research Centres.”

Associate Professor Phil Burnet, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychiatry, said,

"We wish the whole class the very best of luck with their future endeavours."

 Associate Professor Zameel Cader, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, said,

"The inaugural year has been a huge success, with a bright and talented class graduating with highly sought-after knowledge and skills in translational neuroscience research. Well done to all!"

For more information about the MSc course in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience.

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