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In new research, MQ Fellow Dr Ethel Nakimuli-Mpungu has successfully trialled an innovative way to increase access to effective mental health care in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Petra Vértes is one of our 2017 Fellows. She’s at the University of Cambridge exploring what’s going on in the brain when symptoms of schizophrenia arise, with the hope of supporting the development of new targeted treatments.
A report published today shows that in 2018 mental health research received 6.1% of the overall UK health research budget - an increase of 0.51% since 2014.
An MQ funded study published today has successfully developed a predictive tool that could help recognise young people who are at high or low risk of depression in young adulthood.
This year we're launching a funding call for our Fellows Award - supporting researchers to explore new and better ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness.
Just 2% of those in mental health services participate in research, compared to almost 20% of cancer patients, and the majority of participants tend to be white, middle-class women. So why is participation in mental health research so low and lacking in diversity? And what can be done to tackle it?
We’ve just launched a new digital platform, Participate, to tackle the challenge of recruitment in mental health research.