Division of Psychiatry

Special lecture series: January - June 2012

The lectures take place from 4-5pm in the small lecture theatre of the Kennedy Tower on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month during semester time.

All health professionals and scientific staff are encouraged to attend.

Drugs, Science and Politics: a recipe for disaster?Wednesday 18 January 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Professor David Nutt, Imperial College London. Host: Professor Stephen Lawrie, sponsored by SMHRN.
The harm of GBL and the benefit of BaclofenWednesday 1 February 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speakers are Drs Rebecca Lawrence, Sarah Kennedy and Rachel Petrie, NHS Lothian. Host: Professor Stephen Lawrie.
Tweeting, Blogging and Friending: Professionalism and Social NetworkingWednesday 15 February 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Dr Chris Pell, NHS Tayside. Host: Professor David Owens.
Saving Women's Lives - what can mental health services do?Wednesday 7 March 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Dr Roch Cantwell, Perinatal Psychiatry, Southern General Hospital. Host: Professor Andrew McIntosh, sponsored by SMHRN.
Multiple treatments meta-analyses of antidepressants and antimanic agents: strengths, weaknesses and implications for clinical practiceWednesday 4 April 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Dr Andrea Cipriani, University of Verona. Host: Professor Stephen Lawrie.
Portrait of the Psychiatrist as a Young Man. The Early Writing and Work of R.D. Laing, 1927-1960Wednesday 18 April 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Dr Allan Beveridge, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline. Host: Stephen Lawrie.
Developmental Genetics and Psychopathology: Some New Feathers for a Fine Old HatWednesday 2 May 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Dr Wendy Johnson, Psychology, University of Edinburgh. Host: Professor Jeremy Hall.
I say potato, you say spud: Linguistic alignment in interactionWednesday 16 May 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Professor Holly Branigan, Psychology, University of Edinburgh. Host: Dr Andrew Stanfield.
Neurological complications of alcohol and other drugsWednesday 6 June 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Dr Killian Welch, Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh. Host: Professor Andrew McIntosh, sponsored by SMHRN.
The Emerging Neurobiology of DelusionsaWednesday 20 June 2012, 4pm - 5pmSmall lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Speaker is Dr Philip R Corlett, Yale University. Host: Professor Stephen Lawrie.

NB Also of interest:

Wednesday 21st March 2012 - Edinburgh Neuroscience Annual Neuroscience Day, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


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