Seminars and events

Seminars and events

C2:AD host a number of seminars and events throughout the year which cover a variety of fields.  These events are open to anyone who wishes to attend. This includes mental health professionals, researchers, students, service-users and carers.

Unless otherwise stated, the venue for all events will be the Herchel Smith Building for Brain and Mind Sciences on the Forvie site at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge (see location).

Please note that there is no parking available at the Herchel Smith Building or at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (CBU).

If you have any queries, please contact






June 16th


Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit Open Day

 15 Chaucer Road,

Cambridge CB2 7EF

Kate Baker

Connecting genes and brains – a global journey

Duncan Astle

How a child’s environment shapes their development

Caitlin Hitchcock

Using cognitive science to develop new treatments for depression


Sept  21st

 Jill Newby

 UNSW Sydney 

(The University of New South Wales)


Integrating ICBT into practice. 


Oct 5th


 Dr Richard Moore

Workshop part 1:

Formulation in chronic depression.

Details to follow.


Nov  2nd


Rachel Hiller

(University of Bath)


Improving how we understand and support the mental health needs of looked after children:

 Evidence from the C-CATS research project.



Nov 16th


Dr Richard Moore

Workshop part 2:

Emotion regulation

Details to follow.


Dec 7th

Dr Caitlin Hitchcock &

Rachel Elliott



Integrating research into the clinic,  moving forward


March 1st 2019


Dr Jan van Neikerk

Topic: OCD

Details to follow.

Past events (2017)

June 2018: There is more to compulsions than meets the eye. Christine Purdon (University of Waterloo).

May 2018: School exclusion and mental health. Tamsin Ford (University of Exeter).

April 2018: A manifesto for psychological health and wellbeing. Peter Kinderman (University of Liverpool).

March 2018: The cognitive neuroscience of antidepressant drug action. Catherine Harmer  (University of Oxford).

February 2018: Adapting DBT for those with frequent bipolar mood swings. Kim Wright (University   of Exeter).

For a full list of past C2:AD seminars, please click here.

Forvie Site, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, CB2 0QQ

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