NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

Our latest news and events

Inspiring young people ‘take over’ the BRC

On 29 November 2019, the BRC Youth Award Winners hosted a takeover of the BRC as part of The Takeover Challenge, run by First News.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Dec 2019

Expert panel examines barriers faced by working class academics

Our panel discussion event sparked lively and thought-provoking discussion on the thorny topic of class in academia.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Nov 2019

'An inspiring day': BRC community gathers to share knowledge at conference

Around 300 delegates including researchers, clinicians, service users and members of the local community gathered yesterday for the NIHR Maudsley BRC’s Conference 2019.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Sep 2019

Autistic people urge scientists to work alongside them

An initiative to bring autistic people together with scientists to share ideas and influence the research agenda has culminated in an exhibition of thought-provoking portraits at Science Gallery London.  

Changing the Face of Autism Research Together is led by Dr Kinga Bercsenyi, Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow at the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London. Its aim is to establish a dialogue between the autistic community and researchers, so that future studies are influenced by the views, priorities and input of autistic people.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Apr 2019

Students 'take over' the BRC

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) invited their Youth Award winners to ‘takeover’ the BRC on Friday 23rd November. The BRC Youth Awards are part of the IoPPN Youth Awards. The Awards aim to encourage young people (aged 15-18) from schools in the local area to stay to stay in education and develop a career in science, with a specific focus on social problems and psychological health. They began in 2013 and have been steadily increasing in number ever since.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Nov 2018