Dr Philip Benson

Senior Lecturer

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 273931
Email: philip.benson@abdn.ac.uk
Address: School of Psychology
William Guild Building
Room G30
King's College
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3UB

Research Interests

  • Psychiatric disorders, biomarker discovery
  • Higher-order vision; eye movements
  • Computation, manifolds, statistical inference, machine learning, data mining

Current Research

If you are interested in biomarker discovery for psychiatry and have access to investment capital I would interested to discuss opportunities with you.


  • Department of Mental Health, University of Aberdeen
  • Mental Health Institute of the Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, PR China
  • Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai, PR China

Research Grants

Department of Health and Wellcome Trust Health Innovation Challenge Fund, 2015-2018, £1.5M


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