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Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Matthew is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Oxford, and Consultant Psychiatrist to the Oxford Early Intervention in Psychosis Service. He trained in psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital, Bethlem Royal Hospital, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and has a PhD in Psychiatry from the University of London and in Philosophy from the University of Warwick.

Matthew’s research interests include the prodromal phase of psychosis, delusion formation, functional neuroimaging, the role of GABA in psychotic symptoms, mood instability, and the philosophy of psychiatry.


  • 2013–present
    Senior Clinical Research Fellow, University of Oxford
  • 2006–2013
    Associate professor, University of Warwick
  • 2001–2006
    Research Fellow and Lecturer, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London


  • 2014 
    University of Warwick, PhD
  • 2008 
    University of London, PhD
  • 2001 
    Royal College of Psychiatrists, MRCPsych
  • 1997 
    University of Birmingham, MBChB (Hons)
  • 1994 
    University of Birmingham, BSc