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Research events

We hold several events throughout the year for the mental health research community which aim to champion mental health science across disciplines. Find out more about upcoming and past events below.

Upcoming events:

Mental Health Science Meeting 2019 

Our annual Mental Health Science Meeting brings together researchers to explore innovative ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness. This year's event will focus on 'Transforming mental health throughout the life course', with symposia looking at loneliness, the intersection of physical and mental health, and self-harm and suicide. 

Find out more including how to register for MQ's Mental Health Science Meeting 2019.

Past events:


Mental Health Science Meetings

Mental Health Science Meeting 2018

Over 200 mental health researchers, clinicians, funders and members of the public affected by mental illness joined us for 2 days to explore cutting-edge ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness under the theme of ‘Towards Prevention and Early Intervention’. You can find the full agenda here, and read the live blog of highlights and summaries from the whole meeting here.

Mental Health Science Meeting 2017 

This year’s meeting focused on the emergence of mental illness, with our expert speakers discussing everything from how anxiety disorders affect the way the brain works to the impact of bullying on mental health. You can see the full agenda here, or read the live blog of the entire meeting or our summary.

Annual Science Meeting 2016

This meeting focused on major challenges in mental health, covering everything from childhood mental health to the inner workings of the brain. Researchers and policy makers also discussed a range of conditions, from depression to schizophrenia. You can find a summary of the meeting here.

MQ Data Science Meetings

Data Science Meeting 2018 

This meeting brought together researchers and innovators to explore how data science can transform how we understand, treat and prevent mental illness. Participants discussed how we can use all types of data such as health and administrative data, naturalistic data (eg information collected from social media and wearable devices), as well as large research datasets and cutting edge analytical tools, to transform mental health. You can view the full agenda here, and see our summary of learnings from the meeting here.


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