NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

Our latest news & events

Maudsley Hospital and King’s College London’s National Addiction Centre light up purple to raise awareness for International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year to raise awareness of overdoses, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths and acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends.  

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 31 Aug 2021

Exposure to air pollution linked with increased mental health service-use, new study finds

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution is associated with increased mental health service-use among people recently diagnosed with psychotic and mood disorders such as schizophrenia and depression, a study on data from over 13,000 people has found.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Aug 2021

Opportunity for researchers to consult with new Race and Ethnicity Advisory group

Researchers are invited to work with our new Race and Ethnicity Advisory (READ) group, to consult with a wide range of under-represented ethnic communities and receive diverse perspectives and insights on how best to conduct mental health research.  

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Aug 2021

Problems in thinking and attention linked to COVID-19 infection

Evidence of cognitive deficits in people who have recovered from COVID-19 has been discovered in a new study of over 80,000 individuals.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 Aug 2021

New funding for innovative neuroimaging research

The NIHR Maudsley BRC has launched two new funding opportunities to support neuroimaging research to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on underrepresented groups and to apply novel analytical methods to existing neuroimaging data.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Aug 2021