New RDG Lead 31.Jul.2014
MHRN-C Welcomes new RDG lead Dr Catrin Lewis
Research Group News
Gymnasts under pressure at higher risk of eating disorders 17.Jul.2014
Many elite gymnasts are preoccupied with weight and body shape, with some scoring well above average for eating disorder symptoms, say researchers from Swansea University.
New RDG 18.Jun.2014
MHRN-C welcomes on board a new RDG on Early Intervention in Psychosis convened by Dr Mike Jackson, Dr James Walters and Dr Euan Hails.
Service User and Carer Priority Setting in Research Workshop 29.Apr.2014
In May 2013 the Service User and Carer Partnership Research Development Group (SUCP RDG) held a workshop with people from across Wales who had experience of mental ill-health.
Knighthood for genetics pioneer 19.Jun.2014
Many congratulations to Professor Mike Owen who has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to Psychiatry and Neuroscience.
General Mental Health News
Launch of Depression: Asking the Right Questions 21.May.2014
At MQ, we believe that research can improve lives - improve diagnosis, treatments, care and prevention. To help researchers find out the most important issues for people faced by depression we have just launched new partnership to conduct a national survey. The partnership is gathering people’s unanswered questions about the condition. We aim to build a strong connection between the research community and the needs of patients – to help inform future research.
Service User Projects
Hafal is Wales’ leading charity for people with serious mental illness and their carers.
Come & Celebrate World Mental Health day 2014 with us
10 October starts at 10am
Main Hall, Neuadd Reichel, Ffriddoedd rd, Bangor, LL57 2TR
World Mental Health Day
Living with Schizophrenia
10 October starts at 10:30 to 3:30
Swansea Grand Theatre (Arts Wing)
Singleton St, Swansea, SA1 3QJ
Annual Mental Health Research Network
'De-stigmatising Mental Illness: the role of Science and Experience'
John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh
11 December 2014
(9:30am - 4:30pm free event)
The Scottish Mental Health Research Network are delighted to invite you to the sixth Annual Scientific Meeting. The theme this year centres around stigma and how science and experience can help over come it. A new and varied format includes workshops, speakers, poster presentations and input from the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival - We hope that you will be able to join us!
SPEAKERS and WORKSHOP PRESENTERS INCLUDE:-
- Isabella Goldie, Mental Health Foundation
- Keith Laws, University of Hertfordshire
- Rosie Stenhouse, Univeristy of Edinburgh
- Simon Bradstreet, Scottish Recovery Network
- Cathy Wield, Author
- Stephen Lawrie, University of Edinburgh
CONFERENCE ARCHIVE 2014
All Wales Psychotherapy Network / Rhwydwaith Seicotherapi Cymru
Twelfth National Conference, Noticing How We Are 20 June.
Welsh Psychiatric Society / Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales, 16 May.
Annual Neuroscience Conference, Examination Schools, Oxford University, 10 - 11 May.
Successful Research Delivery through Collaboration, London, 28 Febuary.