GROW: Researcher Development Programme


  • Work on your professional goals?
  • Be part of a network of early career mental health researchers who can support each other in 2023 and beyond?
  • Be supported to achieve your goals in a fully funded programme?
  • Develop your professional networks, skills and experience to work across sectors and disciplines and make a difference through mental health research?


Applications open: Monday 20 February 2023

Deadline for applications: 10am Wednesday 29 March 2023
Programme duration: June - December 2023. For details of session dates and times, click here.

What can I expect from the GROW Programme?

  • 1 to 1 coaching to identify and work on your own professional development goals
  • Peer networking and support
  • Opportunities to meet and connect with senior researchers/PIs
  • Monthly virtual workshops on topics such as:
    • working across disciplines and sectors
    • making an impact – working with policy & practice
    • securing funding
    • collaborating with patients and the public in research
    • looking to the future of mental health research

Most programme activities will be held virtually, but we also bring our researchers together for two face-to-face workshops in June and October, held in London (TBC).

Testimonials from the 2022 GROW Programme cohort

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