Amber is the Project Manager of two major research studies of paediatric epilepsy under the leadership of Professor Deb Pal. The CASTLE study is a five-year funded NIHR programme of clinical research and the REGAIN study is an international genomewide association study.

Previously, Amber has managed a number of paediatric and adult epilepsy research projects involving patients and their families and has had experience in managing a busy Research & Development office for the NHS.

After graduating in 2010 with a BA in Anthropology from Goldsmiths College, University of London, Amber has maintained an interest in social, economic and political aspects of clinical research, specifically clinical research ethics. She has obtained a Masters’ degree in Bioethics and Society from the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London.

  • BA Anthropology
  • MA Bioethics & Society
Core Expertise
  • Committee Member for the Health Research Authority (HRA) National Research Ethics Service (NRES)
  • British Neuroscience Association Local Group Representative for King’s College London
  • Clinical Research Governance
  • Clinical Research Ethics
  • Research Project Management
  • Patient and Public Involvement (PPI)
  • Public Engagement


  • Crudgington H, Collingwood A, Bray L, Lyle S, Martin R, Gringras P, Pal DK, and Morris C. (2020). Mapping epilepsy-specific patient-reported outcome measures for children to a proposed core outcome set for childhood epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behaviour, 112:107372.