There is growing recognition that the mental health impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be significant for us all – for those with existing mental health conditions and for everyone affected by stress, anxiety, isolation, loneliness, family pressure and financial hardship.
MQ is committed to supporting our grantholders and those applying for grants during this uncertain period. This page provides an update on key operational issues around our research funding.
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.
Research suggests an increasing number of young people are self-harming, and more than half of them aren’t seeking help. This episode asks why - and what can we do about it?
The IDEA project explores how we can identify depression in young people as early as possible. The team writes about pushing boundaries and defying conventional ways of working...