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Applications invited for PhD scholarship

The Institute of Mental Health is inviting applications for a PhD scholarship to explore one or more research questions relating to the implementation of human rights in mental health.

The PhD scholarship award is focused on the subject of mental health/disability and implementation of human rights in an international context.

The successful applicant will be enrolled in the PhD in Mental Health and Well-Being at the University of Nottingham.

Initial expressions of interest should be made to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday 5 June 2017.

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Nottingham People’s Choir

The aim of the choir is to promote health and well-being through the joy of singing. Singers welcome but ability to sing is not required!

The choir is fun, helping people to build confidence and find friendship. The choir welcomes adults aged 16 and onwards, particularly older and disabled people and people from diverse backgrounds. It meets every Thursday, 1-2pm, during school term-time. 

Read more: Nottingham People’s Choir

Funding for new ADHD test

The NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) East Midlands with support from the NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) have helped fund a test to assess Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Read more: Funding for new ADHD test

New tool developed to help assess carers' quality of life

Dr Deborah de Oliveira, a research fellow at the University of Nottingham, has published a unique scale to measure the subjective quality of life of older family carers of people living with dementia.

Read more: New tool developed to help assess carers' quality of life

Experience what it is really like to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

The Institute of Mental Health will bring together researchers, clinicians and people with lived experience of ADHD to help promote better understanding of the condition at its annual engagement conference on Friday 3 February at the IMH, partnership between the University of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust.

Read more: Experience what it is really like to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Largest ever investment in mental health research announced

Nottingham has been awarded £23.6 million from the Government to enable clinical researchers to keep pushing for medical breakthroughs, as part of a record package of funding announced this week, by Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt.

Read more: Largest ever investment in mental health research announced