Mental Health Research UK at a glance 2019/20
Highlights of the year

We awarded four new PhD Scholarships to commence in 2020 as follows:

  · Children and Young  People PhD Scholarship - Cardiff University

  · Mark Robinson MRCVS PhD Scholarship (suicide)  - University of                         Manchester

  · John Grace QC PhD Scholarship (Schizophrenia) - King’s College London

  · Mental Health Research UK PhD Scholarship - (suicide) University of                  Nottingham.

We have also awarded three MD(Res) Scholarships to King’s College London.

We held our fifth very successful Scholars’ day in March at Cardiff University.

Overall, thanks to your generosity and major donors we raised over £217,000 this year, an excellent result.

 

Our objectives are

 To protect and promote the health of the public by research into the nature, causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure of all forms of mental illness, and in particular the development of the research findings into practical applications for the prevention, treatment and cure of mental illnesses.

In furtherance of the primary objective

(i) to provide information and raise public awareness and in particular public understanding of such matters;

(ii) to build research capacity by way of the provision of fellowships and/or training awards and/or scholarships; and

(iii) to encourage the collaboration in research and the sharing of information both within the UK and worldwide.