At MQ, we believe in funding the research that can deliver the biggest impact for those facing mental illness. But how do we measure this? Here are five principles we use to demonstrate impact.
AMRC Open Research platform launches today, giving researchers the ability to publish their work in open access formats. The platform will help accelerate our understanding of conditions and diseases that affect so many lives.
Alex describes what it was like to experience psychosis for the first time and explains why she wants to see the same funding put into finding treatments for mental illness as there is for physical illness.
Around one in five people worldwide will experience severe depression in their lifetime - yet our knowledge of what causes it remains incredibly limited. But new research could provide hope for the development of more effective, personalised care for those affected.
Rob is a mental health advocate and supporter of MQ. He's about to take on one of the toughest cycling challenges imaginable - cycling the entire Tour de France. In his blog he shares his own experience of bipolar, and explains why he has decided to put his physical and mental endurance the test, in order to raise funds for MQ.
Research suggests that when a person is victimised – either through maltreatment, bullying or being a victim of crime – they are more likely to think about suicide, self-harm and attempt to end their life. But is this because of the victimisation itself? Or are there other factors at play? We take a look at researcher Jessie Baldwin's work, which hopes to find out.
After losing multiple close family members, Kirsty's mental health detoriated. In this incredibly honest blog, she opens up about her grief, treatment and how she hopes research can help others.
How could better understanding what's going on the body help to develop new treatments for mental illness?