Kristina Dietz is a research associate at King’s College London in the Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute. She works on the CASTLE programme led by Professor Deb Pal and Professor Paul Gringras. CASTLE (Changing Agendas on Sleep, Treatment and Learning in Childhood Epilepsy) is a research programme exploring the links between sleep and epilepsy. You can find out more about CASTLE at https://castlestudy.org.uk/


Kristina’s core responsibilities are analyses of actigraphy and memory consolidation data from the CASTLE Sleep-E clinical trial as well as evidence synthesis of sleep interventions for children and adults with epilepsy. Kristina worksclosely with the sleep/psychology team at Oxford Brookes University led by Dr Luci Wiggs and the statistical team at the Liverpool Clinical Trials Unit led by Professor Catrin Tudur-Smith.


  • BSc (Joint Honours) Social Psychology and Applied Computing
  • MSc Applied Health Research
  • PhD Computer Science
  • NIHR Research Training Fellowship in Evidence Synthesis
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Core expertise:

  • Quantitative methods for cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuro-cognitive and physical assessments
  • Evidence synthesis of individual patient data from clinical trials, including adverse events