Throughout the University of Nottingham there are dispersed research and education groups with an interest in mood disorders across many faculties and divisions, in areas such as affective computing, sensor detection in engineering, and self-harm in psychology.

Within Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, there has been significant mood disorder research among colleagues and significant service developments such as the specialist depression service for persistent moderate to severe depression and group psychoeducation for bipolar disorder. There are many active service users and members of the public who contribute actively to mood disorder research.

A research study called REBOOT (researching online mental health support) is looking to see whether the Big White Wall online peer support website is effective in helping people experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Researchers are to investigate in the EME study whether an innovative new treatment that targets areas of the brain with magnetic pulses could offer hope to the millions of people around the world who suffer from depression.