Kiran Manku

Research Assistant

Kiran Kaur Manku is a Research Assistant with the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society (NEUROSEC) group in the Department of Psychiatry. Her research investigates the ethics of mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders within the Global Initiative of Neuropsychiatric Ethics (NeurogenE). At the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator Kiran is working on Policy Engagement.

Kiran has a background in social science which she applies to bioethics. She conducts collaborative work on the spectrum of mental healthcare in Ghana and the ethics of digital mental health innovations across 5 African countries. In addition, she has published on capacity building and co-creation. Kiran also Co-Found a University of Oxford spin out, the 1928 Institute, as a platform for British Indians. In just over a year Kiran has conducted engagement with over 2,000 community members and established networks with senior policymakers to translate engagement to impact for the community.