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Stephen Lawrie wins Public Communication prize

July 2017: Stephen Lawrie has won a Public Communication prize for his work with the Edinburgh Fringe, blogs and comments in the media.

Stephen Lawrie

Many congratulations to Professor Stephen Lawrie, Head of the Division of Psychiatry, who has won the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) Senior Public Communication Prize.

The BAP Public Communication Prizes are awarded annually to reward excellence in both clinical and non-clinical science communication to the public in the area of psychopharmacology.

Stephen won the prize for his many and varied public engagement contributions, including:

This year, Stephen is presenting a talk entitled 'Psychiatry is the best medicine' at the Edinburgh Fringe. For more information on this and other Fringe events see Edinburgh Neuroscience events.

Related links

Announcement on the BAP website

'Edinburgh Man: Stephen Lawrie at the Fringe', a review of Stephen Lawrie's 2016 show, in Lancet Psychiatry

Professor Stephen Lawrie Principal Investigator profile