Interview with Bridie: Working in IAPT

By | Life Scientific

In this blog, we interviewed research assistant Bridie MacDonald about her work in IAPT.     What is the difference between a psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) and a high intensity (HIT) CBT Therapist? PWP and HIT CBT Therapist are both psychological therapists in NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT)…

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CASE Studentships

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Helena discusses collaborative (CASE) PhD studentships and the mutual benefits of working with her non-academic partner, Beat charity.       What are CASE studentships? Collaborative (CASE) Studentships, formerly known as “Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering”, are funded PhD studentships in which the student works in partnership with a…

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Global Mental Health Resarch Practices

By | Anti-racism

I have spent almost 3 years involved in Global Mental Health research. Global Mental Health research spans countries, cultures, languages and philosophies, however, this field still largely operates through a typical Global Health Model of North-South learning. This model upholds a flawed assumption that Western institutions know best, even if…

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Reflecting on resilience: Part 2

By | Life Scientific

In the second of this pair of blogs, Prof Thalia Eley reflects on resilience from the perspective of a senior academic. If you missed our previous blog where Dr Kirstin Purves answered the same questions from the perspective of the early career researcher, you can read it here.      …

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Reflecting on resilience: Part 1

By | Life Scientific

In the first of a pair of blogs, Dr Kirstin Purves reflects on resilience from the perspective of an early career researcher. Next up will be the sister blog where Prof Thalia Eley will answer the same questions from the perspective of a senior academic.            What…

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