News & events

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

Improving dementia care and treatment saves thousands of pounds in care homes

Improving staff training in care homes and reducing reliance on harmful medications saves thousands of pounds per year, as well as improving quality of life and reducing agitation in dementia, new research has demonstrated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2018

CRIS blog: Do long-term prescriptions of multiple antipsychotics contribute to the reduced life expectancy of patients with serious mental illness?

Dr Giouliana Kadra is a postdoctoral research associate at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2018

CRIS blog: The future of psychiatry research

Dr Karyn AyreNIHR Academic Clinical Fellow at King's College London, was awarded second prize in the in the 2018 Duncan Macmillan essay prize competition for her essay “The future of psychiatry research” which argued for new digital methodologies to be used in psychiatry research in order to improve the links between research data and the lived experience of people with mental health problems. We have republished her essay as a CRIS blog post.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Nov 2018

2018 Takeover Challenge

The NIHR Maudsley BRC's Youth Award-winning students invite you to join them during their Youth Takeover Challenge on Friday 23 November.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 6 Nov 2018