School of Medicine
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About Mental Health and Clinical Neuroscience

Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences is the largest unit within the School of Medicine with more than 200 employees dedicated to providing high class teaching and research within the University of Nottingham.

Our mission is to lead research and teaching in mental health and clinical neurosciences that generate local, national and international impacts in brain health & wellbeing. Our academics are internationally recognised researchers and educators across the translational spectrum of brain sciences ranging from applied patient-centred to translational challenge-led and methodological discovery research and teaching. 

Unit strategy, regarding teaching and research is led by the MHCN Unit Executive, and through sub committees for Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE), Equality and Diversity (EDI), Postgraduate Research (PGR), Undergraduate Teaching (UG), and Postgraduate Teaching (PGT).

The Unit Executive:

Director – Professor Dorothee Auer

Deputy Director – Professor Tom Dening

RKE Lead – Professor Marcus Kaiser

EDI Lead – Dr Magdalena Sereda

PGR Lead – Dr Elena Nixon

PGT Lead – Dr Maddie Groom

UG Co-Leads – Dr Jen Yates & Dr Katy Jones

Senior Operations Manager – Mr Albert Wilson

Executive Assistant – Ms Neelam Sharma

Get in touch with us at

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

Contacts: Call 0115 748 4098 ext.30031 or please see our 'contact us' page for further details