Dr Silke Conen

Lecturer in Medical Education

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Silke Conen is a lecturer in Medical Education and has been at the Division of Medical Education since 2018. She has a PhD in Psychopharmacology from Maastricht University (NL) and teaches a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the School of Medical Sciences. Her educational and scientific background is in psychopharmacology, neuroscience, cognition, EEG, and PET- and MR-imaging. Her post-doctoral research focused on creating a better understanding of both the healthy and diseased brain so as to develop and improve treatments for psychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia. Her current research interests evolve around the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, specifically focusing on improving learning experiences around the topic of neurology and on improving students' well-being. She has an additional interest in Equality and Diversity and is the Divisional Social Responsibility Lead.

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