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Senior Research Leaders announced by Heath and Care Research Wales

29 April 2022

A cohort of talented academics from SPARK are among a list of Senior Research Leaders announced by Health and Care Research Wales, including a professor from the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health.

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Academic and community collaboration creates resources for families affected by war

12 April 2022

A senior lecturer from the Wolfson Centre has worked with Oxford University to create parenting advice resources for families in humanitarian crises.

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Applications open for new Summer School in youth mental health research

6 April 2022

The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health will host its first virtual Summer School this July.

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New public lecture series focused on youth mental health

31 March 2022

A public lecture series featuring internationally acclaimed academics will launch next month, organised by the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health.

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New study on mental health and life satisfaction among school children in Wales

24 March 2022

Researchers from the Wolfson Centre and DECIPHer have undertaken work to examine changes in mental health and life satisfaction among 10-11-year-olds in Wales, before and one year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meet the researcher: Dr Olga Eyre

18 March 2022

A Clinical Research Fellow has joined the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health.

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Research examines “late-onset” ADHD symptoms in young adulthood

7 March 2022

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is currently considered a childhood-onset condition with a diagnosis requiring symptoms to have been before the age of twelve. However, research suggests ADHD symptoms may first emerge during adolescence or adult life for some.

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Research centre supports awareness week for children’s mental health

22 February 2022

The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health has created original artwork graphics in partnership with young people in support of Children’s Mental Health Week.

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Successful cross-sector event on supporting wellbeing in schools

15 February 2022

A well-attended virtual event focused on supporting the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people in schools took place this month.

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Research examines links between friendship difficulties, ADHD and depression

7 February 2022

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to struggle with friendships than children without ADHD. These friendship difficulties may account for part of the link between ADHD and subsequent depression risk.