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Alison Tobin

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The Story of the Storytelling Conference – Jodie Gornall

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 […]

Working in a Pupil Referral Unit – Jodie Gornall

Working in a Pupil Referral Unit – Jodie Gornall

Posted on 8 March 2019 by Alison Tobin

With a long-standing interest in mental health and helping others, I was looking for a job opportunity that would offer me variety, outside of my background in the care industry. […]

Ten Years of the Postgraduate Cardiff Neuroscience Society

Ten Years of the Postgraduate Cardiff Neuroscience Society

Posted on 6 March 2019 by Alison Tobin

Written by the PCNS Committee The Postgraduate Cardiff Neuroscience Society (PCNS) is a student-led society funded by the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHRI). We aim to bring together early […]

Meet the researcher – Dr Kathryn Peall,Clinical Senior Lecturer, Neurosciences & Mental Health Research Institute

Meet the researcher – Dr Kathryn Peall,Clinical Senior Lecturer, Neurosciences & Mental Health Research Institute

Posted on 18 February 2019 by Alison Tobin

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? My interest in mental health research began during my PhD, which was focused on mental health symptoms in a specific […]

Meet the Researcher –  Sinéad Morrison  PhD student

Meet the Researcher – Sinéad Morrison PhD student

Posted on 18 January 2019 by Alison Tobin

Sinéad Morrison is a PhD student with the Experiences of CHildren with cOpy number variants (ECHO)study Why did you choose to do research into mental health? I have always been […]

Breaking down barriers in the workplace

Breaking down barriers in the workplace

Posted on 10 October 2017 by Alison Tobin

The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day is mental health in the workplace. A recent report by MIND found that 32% of men attributed work as the cause […]

Blowing the whistle on Mental Health

Blowing the whistle on Mental Health

Posted on 13 June 2016 by Alison Tobin

Former rugby referee and NCMH Research Champion Clive Norling shares his experience of depression and explains why he got involved in our research.

Back from the brink

Back from the brink

Posted on 6 June 2016 by Alison Tobin

Neurogeneticist Professor Michael O' Donovan led the biggest ever genetic study of schizophrenia ever conducted, shedding light on the biological cause of the condition. Mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin who […]