The Round-Up – April 2022

The Round-Up – April 2022

The round-up is your monthly catch up with the UKRI-funded mental health research networks. Here you’ll learn the latest news from the networks, hear about career-developing events, opportunities to take part in research and more. As usual, April has been a busy month for the networks, but before we get started on that, we wanted...

Why the EPSRC wants to fund more mental health research

Why the EPSRC wants to fund more mental health research

The mental health research matters team spoke to Philippa Hemmings, Head of Healthcare technologies at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. We wanted to find out more about why they want to fund more mental health research, interdisciplinary research and the role of engineering and physical sciences in mental health research. Catch the podcast...

Mathematics and mental health – what’s the connection?

Mathematics and mental health – what’s the connection?

What role can mathematics play in better understanding mental health? We spoke to Professor Terry Lyons, a mathematician whose area of expertise has application in understanding complex data real-world data from multiple sources. He is the principal investigator at DataSig, and part of their work uses mathematics to better understand mental health. This is a...

How can AI help us manage mental health conditions? – Podcast transcript

How can AI help us manage mental health conditions? – Podcast transcript

How can sensors in our home help us better understand physical and mental health conditions? As part of our Mental Health Research Matters Interdisciplinary research series, we were joined by Dr Amid Ayobi and Dr Aisling Ann O’Kane from the EPSRC-funded SPHERE project, to find out more about human-computer interaction. They are just two of...

The Round-Up – March 2022

The Round-Up – March 2022

We’ve seen a glimpse of gloriously sunny days and lost an hour’s sleep. That can only mean one thing: spring is here! Now it’s time to hear what the UKRI mental health networks have been up to in March. Before you get the latest from the networks, we’d like to plug a great opportunity to...

Join the Why Mental Health Research Matters steering group

Join the Why Mental Health Research Matters steering group

**THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR APPLICATIONS* Does mental health research matter to you? We’re recruiting people with a passion for research to join and help shape an exciting conversation about research and mental health in autumn 2022. You’ll use your personal or professional experience and expertise to let key audiences know...

Building your networks and influencing mental health

Building your networks and influencing mental health

A huge part of growing as a mental health researcher is learning from other people’s experiences and skills. That’s why the Mental Health Research Incubator has created a mental health research map for building collaborations. The map of mental health research is becoming a key practical resource. It makes it easy for research-active clinicians, lived...

The Round-Up – February 2022

The Round-Up – February 2022

The Round-up – February Let’s get stuck into another Round-up – catching you up on all of the latest news from the UKRI-funded mental health networks. News An important but often overlooked health struggle for people with severe mental illness is oral health. That’s why the oral health special interest group in Closing the Gap...

The Round-up – January 2022

The Round-up – January 2022

It’s time for another Round-up. We’re bringing you the latest news, highlights and events from across the eight UKRI-funded mental health research networks. After a brief pause in December, we’re catching you up on the networks’ latest activities. This month, we’re celebrating awards and numerous publications, not to mention the usual selection of top-notch blogs...

The November Round-up

The November Round-up

November is hurtling past at a startling rate! We’re already in the slippery descent to cheesy Christmas adverts and near-constant Mariah Carey on the radio. Let’s find out what UKRI-funded mental health networks have been up to this month. From events, blogs and YouTube series to research papers, there’s a lot to catch up on....

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