Workforce, training and education
East of England

There is a thriving academic training scheme within the East of England Deanery, which is attached to the University of Cambridge and the University of East Anglia.

Academic trainees spend between 25% (ACF) and 50% (ACL) of their work time doing research. Further information on clinical academic training can be found on the NIHR website: 

The University of Cambridge Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO) has a website full of information relevant for people interested in taking up a clinical academic career in Cambridge:

The University of East Anglia has a similar website for information about Academic Clinical Training with UEA:

If you are interested in Academic Clinical Training in psychiatric neuroscience you are welcome to visit the Cambridge Neuroscience website (, which can help you to explore the research that is happening in Cambridge, find events and meetings, and explore potential supervisors. In fact, the first step in getting a clinical academic post is generally to discuss a project with one of the prospective supervisors.

The following people are currently clinical academic trainees in psychiatry in Cambridge and are happy to be contacted for information (2019):

Name Research webpage with contact details / email address:
Leonidas Chouliaras (ACL)
Muzaffer Kaser (ACL)
Anne Kershenbaum (ACF)
Mary-Ellen Lynall (PhD)
Emanuele Osimo (ACF)
Nikolina Skandali (ACF)


Tuesday, 30 July, 2019
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