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Developing better treatments for mental illness

14 August 2018

£650,000 grant will enable young researchers at Cardiff University to develop innovative treatments for debilitating mental health conditions

Emma Yhnell

Charles Darwin Award Lecture

25 June 2018

Dr Emma Yhnell chosen for Charles Darwin Award Lecture


Potential treatment for genetic form of autism

25 June 2018

Researchers discover promising treatment for genetic form of autism spectrum disorder

Professor Heather Stevens, founding trustee of The Waterloo Foundation and Professor Amanda Kirby, University of South Wales

Dyspraxia- the Cinderella of developmental disorders

4 June 2018

Professor Amanda Kirby, from the University of South Wales, delivered a Public Lecture discussing Developmental Co-ordination Disorder

Director of NMHRI, Jeremy Hall, networking

Mental Health Industry Day

31 May 2018

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute’s (NMHRI) and MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics co-host a mental health industry day

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One of 600 young scientists to encounter 43 Nobel Laureates

18 April 2018

Dr Nicholas Clifton invited to attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

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‘Pint of Science’ returns to Cardiff pubs

11 April 2018

Academics will once again bring science to the masses as part of world’s largest festival of public science talks

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PCOS link to ADHD and autism spectrum disorder

10 April 2018

Large-scale study links polycystic ovary syndrome to mental health disorders

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New grant for mental health research

27 March 2018

Harnessing the power of big data in mental health research

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Public lecture highlights the relationship between the immune system and brain development

19 March 2018

Dr Staci Bilbo delivered the annual Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Neuroscience in honour of Professor Sir Keith Peters