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Solving the crisis in mental health services: global solutions across the life span conference – 21 June 2024
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Solving the crisis in mental health services: global solutions across the life span conference – 21 June 2024

‘Solving the crisis in mental health services: global solutions across the life span’ is an international mental health conference held in Glasgow. It’s a great opportunity for mental health researchers interested in global mental health issues to get together and share research. Now in its 5th year, this annual conference run by the CeDAR team…

Wellcome Early-Career Awards
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Wellcome Early-Career Awards

There are some funding schemes out there that can set up early career researchers and provide support for those tricky few years before research independence. The thrice yearly Wellcome Early-Career award is one of them, and therefore should be of significant interest to mental health and addiction ECRs. Even if it might seem a far…

Launchpad Grants in Mental Health
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Launchpad Grants in Mental Health

This one is for all you mid career mental health researchers – apply for up to £100,000 to support research over a period of up to 2 years from the Medical Research Foundation’s Launchpad Grants. The applications can be from any area of mental health research, but the Medical Research Foundation is particularly encouraging applications…

Three NIHR Research Schools’ Mental Health Programme – Postdoctoral launching research fellowship
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Three NIHR Research Schools’ Mental Health Programme – Postdoctoral launching research fellowship

With the addition of £4.98m in additional funding the NIHR Three Schools Mental Health Project has launched three new open funding calls, each focused on a separate career stage. This call is for early career researchers with a PhD who are seeking funding to support their career development towards research independence and establish a research…

Open Science
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Open Science

All mental health researchers are rightly concerned about conducting ethical, valuable and reproducible research. Open science is a movement towards making research not only totally transparent, but also accessible. This can only be a good thing for research, and particularly mental health research, right? In our latest explainer post we briefly talk about open science…

NIHR Undergraduate Internship Programme
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NIHR Undergraduate Internship Programme

The NIHR recently launched a new grant programme which is a great opportunity for early/mid career mental health researchers to support undergraduates to experience mental health research by having them as interns. Supervisor/applicant benefits This award is for early to mid career researchers who have yet to start establishing independence. In the first round the…

McPin 10 year celebration – 10 for 10 Resources
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McPin 10 year celebration – 10 for 10 Resources

The McPin Foundation turned 10 this year and has been celebrating by rounding up a set of 10 excellent resources which bring together McPin’s expertise, learning and research in lived experience involvement from the last decade. These are all amazing resources for any one working in mental health research but especially anyone just starting out…

Mental Health Research Taster Days
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Mental Health Research Taster Days

Are you a trainee medic thinking about getting into mental health research? This exciting Mental Health Research Taster Days opportunity presented by the NIHR Mental Health Mission [nihr.ac.uk] Capacity Development workstream is for you! Ideal if you fancy just dipping a toe in. All FY2 medical trainees with interest in mental health research are encouraged…

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