It’s Mental Health Awareness Week
In conjunction with the Mood Disorders Research Group at Yale School of Medicine we have put together some handy tips for coping during these times – click here. Let’s make our mental health a priority today and everyday.
Bidding a sad farewell to Dr. van Harmelen!
Wishing you all the very best in your new Professorship and relocation of the R&R group to the Netherlands later this year. We will miss you! But are also secretly very pleased you will continue to supervise ongoing projects in the UK and the team members remaining in Cambridge, for the foreseeable future!
For the full announcement click here
Meet the researchers on a mission to fight the adolescent mental health crisis
Read the full article from our department’s very own Prof. Ford and Dr. van Harmelen! – click here
Today is International Women and Girls in Science Day
A time to celebrate the fantastic achievements of women in science worldwide.
The Risk and Resilience group leader & Principal Investigator, Dr. Anne-Laura van Harmelen, discusses gender inequality in research and what we can do to help tackle this. Read the full interview – click here
R&R Group Leader wins APS Rising Star Award!
Connections: science, poetry and the brain
The Connections project is led each year by Lucy Cavendish College, in partnership with AstraZeneca. This year the project brought together eight scientist-poet pairs, school children, students and the general public for a one-off inter-disciplinary event.
Dr. van Harmelen was paired with poet, Richard Berengarten. After discussing the R&R group’s research Mr. Berengarten chose to create a poem about the HOPES project – read the full poem here
FREE podcast alert!
What factors help us to overcome adversity? Listen to this free podcast with the R&R Group’s Director and PI, Dr. Anne-Laura van Harmelen – Click here
It’s World Suicide Prevention Day
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day; a time for us to come together and raise awareness of the importance of evidence-based suicide prevention work.
With this in mind, we have created a special Spotlight on Suicide blog. Click here for interesting insights and information from the R&R group’s very own HOPES project team.
The RAISE study is looking for volunteers
It’s been a flurry of activity and excitement at the R&R group lab over the past few weeks, and we are extremely pleased to announce that we are now recruiting volunteers for the RAISE study! If you think you (or someone you know) meets the criteria below and would like to participate, please drop us an email: RAISE@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Interested in suicide research? Read this!
This special edition of JAD was edited by the HOPES project lead investigators and brings together reviews and original articles that address pressing research questions on biopsychosocial mechanisms underlying suicide risk. Click here to check out the full issue.
Learn to recognise, prevent and deal with mental health problems for FREE!
Are you a young person, or in contact with young people? Want to learn to recognise, prevent and deal with your mental health problems? Click here to access a free 5 week online course to do so!
Inside knowledge: This course was developed in collaboration with the R&R group’s director, Dr. Anne-Laura van Harmelen, which means it must be good. Not that we’re biased or anything.