Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

The Department would like to extend very enthusiastic congratulations to Cathy Creswell, Professor of Clinical Psychologyfor her selection as an NIHR Senior Investigator. As part of this highly-selective, four-year award, Cathy will become a member of the NIHR College of around 200 Senior Investigators and receive a discretionary award.

NIHR Senior Investigators:

    • contribute significantly to NIHR as a senior leader
    • lead in training and development of NIHR’s people
    • act as an ambassador for the NIHR in the wider system
    • demonstrate research excellence
    • integrate patient and public involvement in research
    • play a leading role in NIHR’s Contribution to Growth (e.g. through attracting, developing and retaining a highly skilled health research workforce, or by supporting collaborations and contract research with the life sciences industry)

In Cathy’s own words… “I am honoured to have been selected as an NIHR Senior Investigator. I have received tremendous support from the NIHR throughout my career and look forward to contributing to its continued success through this role, particularly by supporting the further development of mental health research capacity in Oxford and across the country.”

Similar stories

What is selective mutism? And is it a lifelong condition?

Selective mutism is an anxiety disorder characterised by a consistent pattern of silence in specific social situations where speech is expected (for example, at school or work) while the person is able to speak comfortably in other situations (such as at home with close family).