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mental health research

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

By | Life Scientific

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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Which Way? Doing a PhD as a ‘1+3’

By | Life Scientific

A PhD is the ideal route for anyone hoping to pursue an academic career, who is hard-working, self-motivated and passionate about research. It is usually a three-year, full-time, postgraduate degree in which you work on a specific topic to produce an original piece of research. At the end, you get…

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Data: real or reified?

By | Research Matters

Data are perceived by some as a kind of currency, a source of boundless knowledge, with the potential to prevent suffering and death. However, taking a closer look at the etymology of the word prompts careful reconsideration of our assumptions about – and uses of – data in the context of psychiatry.

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