In March 2021, I had the absolute pleasure of joining University of Cambridge, Department of Psychiatry, as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. I worked with the excellent ChARM team (Child and Adolescent Resilience and Mental Health), and, in particular, Prof Tamsin Ford and Dr Anne-Marie Burn, who supported me in my postdoctoral research journey.
We were excited to be nominated by the SPHR to attend this year’s NIHR doctoral training camp in Cheshire. This was focused on how to successfully apply for further research funding.
Based in the North East of England, the WHOLE-SMI project gets its name from its focus on how we can support wellbeing and holistic health for individuals living with severe mental illness. Here, two peer researchers involved in the project, Sue Webster and Keith Thompson, talk about their hopes for the study.
Dr Nicholas Woodrow from ScHARR, University of Sheffield discusses recent work with the voluntary community sector.
Alice Porter discusses her PhD research on age-appropriate portion sizes for preschool aged children.