The Co-Videos: How the UKRI-funded networks responded to Covid-19

The Co-Videos: How the UKRI-funded networks responded to Covid-19

Over the past few months, the Mental Health Research Matters team spoke with representatives across the UKRI-funded mental health networks about the Covid-19 pandemic. The result? a video series called Co-videos. The Co-videos explore how the networks responded to the pandemic, and their successes along the way. UKRI funded the mental health networks in 2018,...

Funding advice and tips for early career researchers

Funding advice and tips for early career researchers

We hosted a fantastic online event aimed at ECRs in collaboration with the eight networks, in December 2020. There were two things ECRs wanted from a cross-network event: information on funding and networking. We packed the first event with presentations from four mental health research network representatives and eight MH network plus-fund recipients. The network...

Consultation Survey: Covid-19 response to “off-radar” children and young people trapped at home and at risk of violence and abuse

Consultation Survey: Covid-19 response to “off-radar” children and young people trapped at home and at risk of violence and abuse

Survivors' voices, The McPin Foundation and VAMHN have launched an anonymous consultation to understand the impact of Covid-19 containment measures on “off-radar” children and young people trapped at home and at risk of violence and abuse to develop concrete measures to help children and young people at risk of such abuse. The online survey is aimed at adults who can identify with experiencing violence and abuse at home and no helping agency knowing about it for long periods (or ever).