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Summer school in brain disorders research

Summer school in brain disorders research

Posted on 3 August 2018 by Maria Bolla

I’m a second year PhD student in Neuroscience and Neurotechnologies at Italian Institute of Technology in Genova (Italy). I applied to the summer school because my research work is based […]

My time with the MRC Centre, Cardiff University

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 […]

My reflections on speaking at the Hay Festival

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 […]

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 […]

Better awareness for children’s mental health

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, […]

#LetsShare

#LetsShare

Posted on 28 February 2018 by Jo Pinder

Jo, Wellbeing Practitioner and Time to Change Champion, talks about Cardiff University’s new Mental Health Campaign: What’s on your mind?#LetsShare, encouraging us all to share more when it comes to […]

Revisiting and expanding the largest genetic study of schizophrenia

Revisiting and expanding the largest genetic study of schizophrenia

Posted on 27 February 2018 by Antonio Pardinas

In his short fiction “Blue Tigers”, the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges tells a story about trying to understand the unexpected. While tracking a fabled tiger in a remote region […]

Guided self-help: a new treatment in PTSD?

Guided self-help: a new treatment in PTSD?

Posted on 26 February 2018 by Natalie Simon

I’m a research assistant and PhD student based at the National Centre for Mental Health at Cardiff University. I’m part of a team that is studying the efficacy of a […]

Exploring the link between football and dementia

Exploring the link between football and dementia

Posted on 12 February 2018 by Jack Beaumont

I work on a project investigating Alzheimer’s disease at Cardiff University’s MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics. Although not directly related to the research project I am involved with, […]