University of Manchester
M13 9PL Manchester
Prof. Shôn Lewis
Professor of Adult Psychiatry; chief investigator on the MRC-funded Psygrid study; Assistant Director for the government-supported UK Mental Health Research Network
The University of Manchester is Britain's largest single-site university with a strong record of world class research and an ambitious agenda for the future. Of former staff and students, 22 have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners. The Faculty of Medicine and Human Sciences is the largest in the UK.
The Psychiatry Research Group is the second largest in the UK and runs more non-commercially-funded clinical trials than any other UK centre. Prof. Lewis is Head of the Community Based Medicine Research School at the University of Manchester, which includes psychiatry. The research school has 70 PhD students and over 200 Masters’ students currently and an external grant income of over 70 mio Euro. The research environment for psychiatry was rated in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008 as “internationally excellent”.