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Meet the team and get involved

Ugochi Nwulu

National Institute of Health Research

Parisa Mansoori

Mental health TRC manager at NIHR

Meet the team and get involved

The incubator for mental health research is directed by Professor Cathy Creswell and a steering group of 10 senior academics who are based in a number of different UK universities. Cathy works closely with Bea Shelley and Kaja Wawrzak to coordinate activities. A team of Early Career Researchers advises on the activities and initiatives that the incubator takes forward.

Meet the team and get involved

Ugochi Nwulu

National Institute of Health Research

Parisa Mansoori

Mental health TRC manager at NIHR

Professor Cathy Creswell

Cathy leads the Mental Health Research Incubator. She is a clinical psychologist by background and her research focuses on the development, maintenance and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and young people. She is based in the Department of Experimental Psychology and Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford.

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Bea Shelley

Bea is Coordinator of the Mental Health Research Incubator. She is based in the Department of Experimental Psychology and Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford.

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Kaja Wawrzak

Kaja is Administrator for the Mental Health Research Incubator. She is based in the Department of Psychology and Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford.

Ben Hannigan, Professor of Mental Health Nursing

“You can work as co-investigators on projects that are led by more experienced researchers to get into the groove, to get a feel for the processes and structures from working together.”

Ben Hannigan, Professor of Mental Health Nursing

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