My time with the MRC Centre, Cardiff University

Posted on 31 July 2018 by Anna Podlasek

When I saw the announcements of 9th annual Summer School in brain disorders research organised by MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics in Cardiff, I knew I had to apply. The outline made my inside neuro-nerd tremble with joy! Although I can see genetics will be right in the core of the future of
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My reflections on speaking at the Hay Festival

Posted on 4 July 2018 by Dr Emma Yhnell

I absolutely love finding new and innovative ways of communicating science to the general public and I have previously taken part in lots of public engagement events. But, being given the chance to speak at the Hay Festival was different to any engagement activity that I have ever taken part in before. I relish any
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Better awareness for children’s mental health

Posted on 10 May 2018 by Dr Frances Rice

Many children and young people experience feelings of worry and sadness or have difficulty in concentrating on school work. Occasionally, these difficulties can become persistent and interfere with home life, school work and an ability to make friends. It’s increasingly understood that these sorts of difficulties can develop into mental health problems in later life. 
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