Sharing our research findings…

Members of BDRN have been out and about sharing some of the findings from our research during February and March.  For example, in February Dr Kath Gordon-Smith and Professor Lisa Jones were invited to speak to members of the Worcester Bipolar UK Support Group, and in March Professor Lisa Jones and Professor Ian Jones were Read More …

Research Participation Opportunity

Research participants are needed for a study into how pharmacists can help people who have severe mental illness with their physical health.  Please see advert for volunteers below and click here for further information: https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/_InvolvingYou-CardioPhitnessResearchStudy.aspx If you would like further information please contact Dolly Sud, Pharmacist at Aston University: sudd@aston.ac.uk

BDRN meeting with mood disorders researchers from the Spectrum Centre, Lancaster University

Members of BDRN were delighted to meet with Professor Fiona Lobban, Dr Barbara Mezes and Nadia Akers from the Spectrum Centre, Lancaster University.  We had a wonderful day showcasing current research by both research groups, and discussing areas of shared interest and possible future research collaborations. We would like to say a big thank you Read More …

BDRN present at the UK and Ireland Marcé Society National Conference 2018

In December 2018, Amy Perry and Marisa Casanova-Dias were delighted to present our research into pregnancy and bipolar disorder at the national UK and Ireland Marcé Society conference in London. The meeting was well attended by many colleagues who have a special interest in perinatal mental health and provided a wonderful opportunity to discuss our Read More …

BDRN Research Showcase in Hereford

Members of BDRN were delighted to talk about BDRN research with clinical colleagues in Hereford (2gether NHS Foundation Trust) in October 2018.  They were joined by Professor Eleanor Bradley, Director of Research for Health and Science, to discuss the wider research focus on severe mental ill-health at the University of Worcester. The session was a Read More …

Postgraduate research conference 2018: Amy Perry

In July, PhD students and members of BDRN (Amy Perry, Gemma McCullough, Jo Johnson, Kim Caldwell and Emma Radclyffe) were delighted to present their work at the University of Worcester’s annual Postgraduate Research Conference. The conference, based at The Hive library in Worcester provides a fantastic opportunity for students from all disciplines to discuss their Read More …

BDRN team present at the Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress

At the end of June Professor Lisa Jones, Professor Ian Jones, Dr Arianna DiFlorio and Dr Katherine Gordon-Smith presented at the Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress in Birmingham.  The congress is the UK’s largest psychiatric conference and had a packed four day programme of lectures and sessions.  Professor Lisa Jones, Dr Arianna DiFlorio and Read More …