Exciting Opportunity! ! International workshop in neuropsychological rehabilitation Brazil, March 2016

International workshop in neuropsychological rehabilitation: Creating a multicultural network of interdisciplinary researchers 8-11 March 2016 Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil. Closing date for applications is 8 January 2016 Thanks to a British Council Newton fund, this is an incredible chance for 12 early career post-docs to enjoy a week in Brazil in […]

DELPHI STUDY: Designing a community based service model to promote mental health and well-being

Project title Designing a community based service model to promote mental health and well-being of children in the East of England. Design Three round adapted DELPHI study. Background Poor mental health amongst children and young people has sparked a national conversation about the best ways to prevent mental health difficulties […]

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Tine van Bortel on the global suicide epidemic, leadership in public mental health, and why we should care.

The global Mental Health Action Plan (2013-2020) and the launch of the first World Suicide Report ‘Preventing suicide: a global imperative’. On the 4th and 5th of September 2014, a specially invited global committee of stakeholders gathered at the WHO in Geneva to discuss the strategic directions, actions and innovations […]


Project title: ‘Peer support’ for improved social care and health of older prisoners: in search of effective, implementable and sustainable solutions for Her Majesty’s Prison Service. Type of research: Evidence synthesis, policy review, case studies and development work. Background and Rationale for new research: With growing prison populations and spiralling […]

Prepared to Share

Project title: Prepared to Share. Data sharing in end of life care. Type of research: Applied research and implementation Background & Rationale: Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination Systems (EPaCCS) have been proposed as a key mechanism for improving coordination of care, enabling patient choice and achieving cost effectiveness in end of […]