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Integrating high-quality mental health research and undergraduate teaching

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, […]

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 […]

Meet the researcher – Professor Ben Hannigan

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 […]

JAMMIND: As it happened

JAMMIND: As it happened

Posted on 30 January 2019 by Antonio Pardinas

This post first appeared on the National Centre for Mental health website. “Stigma will not disappear overnight. Still, we cannot allow those with mental disorder to continue to receive the […]

Marking World Mental Health Day

Marking World Mental Health Day

Posted on 14 November 2018 by Sam Hibbitts

It was a great pleasure to chair the World Mental Health Day session at Cardiff University on 10 October 2018. We had incredible engagement from staff and students with a […]

New ways of thinking about the mental health and wellbeing of primary school-aged children

New ways of thinking about the mental health and wellbeing of primary school-aged children

Posted on 26 June 2018 by Stephen Jennings

Growing socio-political interest in child and adolescent mental health A broad consensus among research suggests that 10 percent of children and young people in the UK have a clinical-level diagnosable […]

How can we better support people with a mental illness who come into contact with the Criminal Justice System?

How can we better support people with a mental illness who come into contact with the Criminal Justice System?

Posted on 6 February 2018 by Matthew Pearce

A few months ago Hafal held a seminar looking at mental health and the Criminal Justice System. The subject is an important one for our clients: many people with a […]

Developing research into using social networks to manage the experience of dementia

Developing research into using social networks to manage the experience of dementia

Posted on 22 November 2017 by Rebecca Louch

For my Cardiff University Undergraduate Research Programme placement, I was fortunate to be offered the chance to work with the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Methods and Data […]

Interview with a Veteran Part 3

Interview with a Veteran Part 3

Posted on 12 November 2017 by Kali Barawi

For the final instalment of this series John Skipper, a military veteran who served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland and Bosnia, discusses the time he spent as part of the […]

Interview with a Veteran Part 2

Interview with a Veteran Part 2

Posted on 11 November 2017 by Kali Barawi

Military veteran John Skipper has become a passionate public spokesperson and champion of PTSD research after completing the 3MDR trial with my team at Cardiff University. In part one of […]