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Education and training, Mental health and society

Integrating high-quality mental health research and undergraduate teaching

Posted on 17 February 2020 by Dr William Davies

Dr William Davies, Schools of Medicine and Psychology A major challenge in mental health research is to disseminate our emerging findings to relevant stakeholder groups – these include fellow academics, patients and support organisations, clinicians, funders and charities, and healthcare professionals such as genetic counsellors. Another key stakeholder group are undergraduate students, who, through being
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Adult mental health, Mental health and society, Mental health nursing

The Story of the Storytelling Conference – Jodie Gornall

Posted on 19 September 2019 by Alison Tobin

The International Storytelling for Health Conference at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. Once upon a time, there was a conference, unlike any other conference that had been before. The business suits and ties were transformed into floral prints, casual dress and funky outfits. When night was nigh, I walked in to hear a metaphorical story
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Dr Ben Hannigan

Mental health and society, Mental health nursing

Meet the researcher – Professor Ben Hannigan

Posted on 6 August 2019 by Ben Hannigan

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? Working in the mental health field came first for me, with research following. I studied for a social sciences degree when I left school, and after a short period teaching English as a second language gravitated to mental health work as a full-time volunteer in
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Adult mental health, genetics, schizophrenia

Meet the Researcher – Professor Sir Michael Owen

Posted on 5 July 2019 by Professor Michael Owen

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? Three things happened to me when I was a medical student that influenced my choice of career.  First, I discovered during my intercalated BSc that I liked doing research; I enjoyed doing experiments and interpreting the results.  Second, I became interested in neuroscience and undertook
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