Welcome to the incubator for mental health research
We support ambitious mental health professionals who are exploring opportunities in research. Whether you are a clinician or an economist, a data scientist or a therapist, you have a lot you can bring to mental health research. You may be based in primary care, social care, applied health or public health settings. This website guides you through your options in research, sign-posting mentoring, internships, funding and training opportunities - for people at every career stage.
"The current pandemic has highlighted mental health problems and how important it is that we focus research on how we can prevent and treat these difficulties."
Dame Til Wykes, Professor of Clinical Psychology
My PhD has been a great experience, full of exciting opportunities.
Get inspired by research career pathways you can take
The Mental Health Incubator is supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The views expressed on this website are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.