News & events

From Babylonian blood-letting practices to wearable tech, new film on the evolution of depression perceptions and treatment

A new three-minute animated film exploring how perceptions of depression have evolved over time has been created to engage audiences in the topic. It covers our understanding and treatment of mental health issues and stigma throughout time.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 19 May 2020

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

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

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

World Mental Health Day 2018: Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World

Today is World Mental Health Day and the focus for 2018 is on young people and mental health in a changing world. The World Federation of Mental Health says that they want the day 'to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today and begin the conversation around what they need in order to grow up healthy, happy and resilient.'

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Oct 2018