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Mental Health Research UK was established in 2008 as the UK's first charity dedicated to funding research into mental illness in order to develop better treatments with fewer side-effects. The Trustees continue to work with passion for the charity pro bono whilst in full time jobs. Mental Health Research UK pledges to give no less than 95% of all donations received to research, and to monitor its overheads and expenses very closely and with transparency, recognising that this is extremely important to donors. 

With this pledge, you can be sure that if you support us, your kind donations will be spent on our core aims to help make a difference in the long-term.

We are always interested in people who want to challenge themselves and raise money for mental health research in the process, see our fundraising pages.
Mental Health Research UK PhD Scholarships 2019

Mental Health Research UK (incorporating the Schizophrenia Research Fund) is pleased to announce a competition for three PhD Scholarships beginning September 2019.

The John Grace QC Scholarship 2019 will be awarded in the field of Schizophrenia.

Applications for a Scholarship in the field of Children and Young People’s Mental Health are also welcomed.

Our third award will be for a Scholarship in Anxiety and Depression in Older People.

We invite applications from UK Universities for these Scholarships.  Guidance and applications can be downloaded from the

Research Awards page.

                                                            Deadline for applications is midnight on 15th June 2018.

                                            Please note that applications from individual students are not permitted.

We have places for the Great North Run 2018, why not run it for Mental Health Research UK 

Why not do anther challenge for Mental Health Research UK

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