Yasmin Ahmadzaddeh PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London

The definitions of Identity

Discussing issues around the terminology used to label populations in research and healthcare settings, highlighting instances where these labels can perpetuate racist narratives.


Yasmin's PhD is focussed on investigating associations between parent internalising and offspring behavioural and emotional outcomes, Based at Kings College London.

I joined King’s College London as a Research Assistant in 2015, helping to set up and run the Children of the Twins Early Development Study (CoTEDS). I started a part-time PhD in 2016, supervised by Dr Tom McAdams and Prof Thalia Eley, alongside my role on CoTEDS. My PhD is focussed on investigating associations between parent internalising and offspring behavioural and emotional outcomes, using genetically sensitive research designs. I have an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience with Industrial Experience from the University of Manchester.