The PhD Research Scholarships we are currently funding are as follows:
Click on the links to read more about each of these projects.
Mental Health Research UK PhD Scholarship 2023 – Health Inequalities and Mental Illness.
University College London - Examining the causes of health & social inequalities in major psychiatric disorders: causal inference methods in epidemiology applied to longitudinal data
Student: Alua Yeskendir
John Grace QC PhD Scholarship 2023
University of Oxford - Economic Model of Psychosis using Actual Treatments and Health outcomes (EM-PATH)
Student: Ed Penington
John Grace QC PhD Scholarship 2022
Cardiff University - New approaches in precision psychiatry: Exploring genomic markers and linked health records to predict symptom improvement and drug response in schizophrenia.
Student: Siobhan Lock
COVID -19 PhD Scholarship 2022
King's College London - Racial inequalities in mental health help-seeking among young people in the covid-19 context.
Student: Esther Putzgruber
Eating Disorders in Young People PhD Scholarship 2021
University College London - Early childhood adversities and its risk to eating disorders.
Student: Jane Hahn
Fieldrose Charitable Trust PhD Scholarship 2021
Cardiff University - Integrating microarray and sequencing data to identify rare risk and protective genetic variants for schizophrenia.
Student: Sophie Chick
John Grace QC PhD Scholarship 2021
Bath University - Feeling de-humanised by distressing psychotic voices: Developing our understanding and psychological therapy.
Student: Tom Jenkins
Psychological Trauma: Understanding risk, building resilience PhD Scholarship 2021
King's College London - Understanding risk and building mental health resilience after childhood psychological trauma: focus on the subjective experience.
Student: Oonagh Coleman
Children and Young People’s Mental Health PhD Scholarship 2020
Cardiff University - Identification of factors promoting sustained good mental health in children of depressed parents
Student: Eglė Padaigaitė
John Grace QC PhD Scholarship 2020
King's College London - Neural mechanisms of positive symptoms in first-episode and prodromal psychosis.
Student: Samuel Knight
Mark Robinson MRCVS PhD Scholarship 2020
University of Manchester - Developing participant-informed methods for acceptable and safe research into suicidal experiences
Student: Kerry Hozhabrafkan
Mental Health Research UK PhD Scholarship 2020
University of Nottingham - Understanding pathways to self-harm and suicide ideation in high risk young people: an unmissable opportunity for suicide prevention.
Student: Katherine Bird
Anxiety and Depression in Older People PhD Scholarship 2019
University of Sussex - Predicting development and treatment of common mental disorders in older adults.
Student: Alexandra Schmidt
Children and Young People PhD Scholarship 2019
King's College, London - Imagine a brighter future: Development of a school-based positive imagery intervention to target anhedonia in adolescents.
Student: Taryn Hutchinson
The Sylvia and Christine Wastall PhD Scholarship 2019
University of Bristol - The association between childhood language development and adolescent psychotic experiences in a general population sample.
Student: Sarah Hemingway
John Grace QC PhD Scholarship 2019
University of Cambridge - Targeting medial prefrontal cortex brain networks implicated in hallucinations.
Student: Samantha Mitchell
Publications by MHRUK PhD students, past and present (November 2019)
Application form for open access publication of research results: Open Access publications application form1.docx
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