I'm a neuroscientist, passionate about everything from cells to phones, genes to jewellery, hip-hop to hippocampi...
I research artificial intelligence mental healthcare, ethics, digital/clinical/music-based interventions, social media data, molecular biology, neuroimaging, epidemiology, psychiatry, psychology, psychoacoustics and watermarking, statistical methodologies, and other areas to improve our understanding of mental health. I have experience in senior research management roles and I love engaging with youth culture, the arts and society.
In The Spotlight
National University of Singapore Academic Psychiatry Conference, Plenary Speaker on E-Mental Health, Singapore, 19-22 January 2019
AI for Government Summit, Workshop Leader, Toronto, Canada, 25-26th October 2018
The Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, Invitation, London, UK, 9-10th October 2018
IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, Judging Panel, September 2018 - ongoing
"Mics & Minds" Hip Hop Psych Neuroscience Study (music neuroscience intervention study) August 2018 - ongoing
Digital Innovation in Mental Health 2018 (#DIMH2018) Conference, Lead/Creator, London, UK, 17-18th July 2018
AI Global Governance Commission Meeting, Announced as an Advisor, Parliament, London, UK, June 2018
All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Psychology Meeting, Parliament, London, UK, June 2018
UN AI for Good Global Summit in partnership with The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Invited Speaker, Geneva, Switzerland, 15-17 May 2018: "Earning the trust of disadvantaged AI stakeholders"
American Psychiatric Association (APA), Invited Symposium, New York City, USA, 5-9th May 2018: "New frontiers for artificial intelligence in psychiatry: from personalised health to community care"
The Royal Society and The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, workshop invitation, London, UK, 3rd May 2018: "AI Narratives: How do we talk about AI?"
All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Media and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing launch, Invited Speaker, Parliament, London, UK, April 2018
The Centre for Global Mental Health, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Invited Speaker, London, UK, 17th April 2018: "Digital psychiatry, ethics and society: a collection of disruptive thoughts"
UCL Educational Psychology Group Leading Edge Day Conference, Keynote Speaker, London, UK, 27th March 2018: Children and young people in the digital age: what do EPs need to know? Talk title: "Putting ethics at the forefront of frontiers in digital mental health"
Facebook Mental Health Roundtable, Global Policy Team, Menlo Park, California, USA, 21st March 2018
BBC Tomorrow's World, Filmed Interview, London, UK, 17th March 2018
Royal Society of Medicine, Invited Speaker, London, UK, 14th November 2017: "Social media: challenges and benefits for mental health and wellbeing". Find out more here: https://www.hippocraticpost.com/lifestyle/social-media-force-good-mental-health/
ETHICS-IN-ACTION WORKING GROUP -
Hip Hop Psych (Co-Founders: Drs Sule & Inkster) Journal of Hip Hop Studies, Volume 4, Issue 1, Fall 2017, pp. 43 – 49
Presubmission enquiry sent to Nature Biotechnology. Day 44 and counting....Yep.
...just figured out a way to connect Lil Wayne with data ownership platforms, genomics and global governance. Phew!
I had a really positive discussion with the Head of Editorial Policy at Nature Research. Left me thinking ethical c… https://t.co/RKEoyDzf9h
luv this :) https://t.co/Krn4tNy3R5