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Dr Becky Inkster

Cambridge University, Alan Turing Institute and self-employed neuroscientist
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Dr Becky Inkster is a neuroscientist, seeking innovative ways to improve our understanding and treatment of mental health in the digital age.

Dr Becky Inkster is a neuroscientist, seeking innovative ways to improve our understanding and treatment of mental health in the digital age.

She applies measured optimism when working across artificial intelligence-enabled mental healthcare, neuroscience, ethics and governance, as well as digital-, clinical-, and music-based interventions, social media, and public engagement, especially with young people and underrepresented groups.

Becky also provides cross-sectorial guidance and leadership on mental health innovations to numerous institutions and companies that span academia, technology, human rights, mental healthcare, and government.

Affiliations and roles

  • University of Cambridge, UK
  • The Alan Turing Institute, UK
  • Self-employed Neuroscientist and Digital Mental Health Advisor
  • Lancet Digital Health, International Advisory Board Member
  • Creator, Digital Innovation in Mental Health (DIMH) conference
  • Co-Founder, Hip Hop Psych
  • Co-Founder, KOMBAT

Academic Degrees

  • DPhil, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, UK
  • BSc, University of Toronto, Canada.

Join Dr Becky Inkster at the ODI Summit 2021

Becky will moderate a session called ‘Generation C: how can data help young people emerge strong and happy from the pandemic?’, taking place from 10:15-11:00.