Postpartum psychosis discussed with BDRN on BBC radio

We are delighted that BBC Hereford and Worcester recently helped to raise awareness about postpartum psychosis by covering the topic live on air. We are grateful to Hannah Bissett of Action on Postpartum Psychosis (www.app-network.org) for discussing her own lived experience of postpartum psychosis.  You can hear Hannah’s interview here: https://audioboom.com/posts/6274264-postpartum-psychosis You can listen to Read More …

Images of Research Exhibition – The Hive, Worcester

Last month members of the BDRN team entered photographs portraying our wider ongoing BDRN research into the annual University of Worcester Images of Research Exhibition. All of the entries were exhibited at The Hive public library in Worcester to showcase and celebrate current research being carried out at the University and to bring research to Read More …

BDRN at Science Night- The Hive, Worcester

Members of the BDRN team had an enjoyable evening holding a display at Science Night at the Hive library in Worcester. The popular annual event for families and adults featured hands-on interactive displays and free science talks. We were delighted with the numbers of children who joined in with our activities drawing pictures of what Read More …

Maternal Mental Healthcare

BDRN’s Professor Ian Jones has written a blog for The Conversation about his diagnosis on the state of maternal mental healthcare in the UK. You can read Ian’s blog here: https://theconversation.com/delivering-better-maternal-mental-health-care-a-diagnosis-73557

BDRN presentation at Mind Your Head York

Professor Lisa Jones was delighted to speak about bipolar disorder and our BDRN research at the University of York on 20th February 2017.  The event was in Mental Illness Awareness Week, part of the Mind Your Head York campaign: http://www.mindyourheadyork.org/ The aim of Mind Your Head York is to promote knowledge and understanding of mental Read More …

Francesca’s experiences with BDRN

A few months ago we introduced you to Francesca Serra who was visiting BDRN as part of her PhD studies at the University of Padua in Italy.  Francesca has now returned to Italy to complete the final stage of her PhD.  We were all very sad to say goodbye to Francesca, but our research collaboration Read More …