LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
Paul Ramchandani is the LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. His research covers children's early development, including the roles played by both parents, the importance of play in development, and how to give children the best start in life. His current research projects include "Healthy Start Happy Start. Reducing enduring behavioural problems in young children" and "Developing an intervention to reduce maternal anxiety during pregnancy", both funded by the NIHR.
Before joining Cambridge in early 2018 Paul led the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Group at Imperial College London. He is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the UK National Health Service, and Practitioner Review Editor for Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. He holds a DPhil in Developmental Psychopathology from the University of Oxford.