Technology in dementia: Innovating or isolating? The number of people living with dementia worldwide is forecast to grow from 50 to 130 million by 2050. There are currently no disease modifying treatments available and dementia poses an enormous challenge for society. Could technology provide solutions? Technological approaches have been suggested to help diagnosis and assessment,…
Tag: Mental Health
69% of UK adults thought that “scientists should listen more to what ordinary people think” Public attitudes to science, 2014 Do you agree? Would you be interested in sharing your ideas on mental health research in Sussex? 11th July, 12:30-4pm Please join us for a free half-day event with researchers and Patient and Public Involvement…
With lockdown prompting much discussion on social media about mental health, Sarah reflects on how advice on Twitter often contradicts my own experiences, and shares some things that do and don’t work for her, and a few things she has learned during her own recovery journey.
Guest Blog – The PhD to postdoc transition and why taking care of yourself is just as important as your research
Dr Katie Askew discussed her experience of not only transitioning from PhD to Postdoc, but also a new labs and new city. With tips and advice based on her own experiences, and highlighting the importance of self-care.
Research students and health professionals are invited to attend a three-day Summer School from Wednesday 11 July to Friday 13 July, where participants will learn how to apply innovative applied research methods to mental health service and public mental health systems. The Summer School will include lectures, practical sessions, interactive workshops and an option to experience…
To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, in this Lunch Hour Lecture we will hear from Professor Anthony David, Director at UCL Mental Health Institute. About the lecture: We are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and cannot know quite what effects it will have on physical and mental health. Mankind has suffered…
This conference will provide a platform to discuss evidence based policy recommendations for improving support for NHS staff as looking after the mental health and wellbeing of the NHS workforce is essential in delivering world class care and patient safety
We all have to deal with failure during our careers. But how do you handle it? In this podcast regular host Chris Hardy is joined by Charlotte Mykura, Oz Ismail and Anna Volkmer to discuss their approach to managing the challenges.
A semi-serious chat with three early career researchers about self-care in academia – delivered in a two part special.
So much to talk about we made it a two part special – part two of ‘A semi-serious chat with three early career researchers about self-care in academia’.
Megan O’Hare is with Dr Byron Creese, Miguel Vasconcelos Da Silva and Isabel Foote. Talking about apathy, depression, treatments for the various symptoms, and exploring drug side effects and ways to develop safer drug treatments