WesselyProfessor Sir Simon Wessely
Head of the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry
King's College London
Simon directs the King’s Centre for Military Health Research, is the Civilian Consultant Advisor in Psychiatry for the British Army and is Vice Dean of the Institute of Psychiatry. His main research interests are the boundaries between medicine and psychiatry, military health, unexplained symptoms and syndrome, clinical trials and epidemiology. He spends most of his time however drinking coffee and arguing. He was awarded a knighthood for services to military healthcare and psychological medicine in the new year honours list 2013.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
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