November 2019 Newsletter

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We are pleased to announce the awards of the 2020 PhD Scholarships. The applications were strong this year and we are delighted that, thanks to your support, we could make four awards.
Scholarship Title of project Applicants University
PhD Scholarship in Children and Young People’s Mental Health 2020 Optimizing outcomes in children of depressed parents: Identification of modifiable promoters of sustained mental health resilience. Professor Stephan Collishaw, Dr Frances Rice, Dr Gemma Hammerton University of Cardiff
John Grace QC PhD Scholarship 2020 Neural mechanisms of positive symptoms in first-episode and prodromal psychosis. Dr Gemma Modinos, Professor Philip McGuire. King's College, London
Mark Robinson MRCVS PhD Scholarship 2020
Developing stakeholder-informed guidelines for acceptable and safe research into suicide. Dr Sarah Peters, Dr Patricia Gooding, Dr Donna Littlewood  University of Manchester
MHRUK PhD Scholarship 2020 Understanding pathways to self-harm and suicide ideation in high risk young people: an unmissable opportunity for suicide prevention. Professor Ellen Townsend  University of
Summaries of all the awards can found on our website:
We have also awarded fees for the MD(Res) degree at King's College London to Dr Cate bailey.
It is also always good to have news of former MHRUK scholars. Dr Jyothika Kumar (2014 John Grace QC Scholarship), has been awarded the 2019 Margaret Temple award for research into schizophrenia by the BMA Foundation for Medical Research. This is what she said about her award: “It's very exciting, my first ever research grant and first project as a PI! We will be recruiting and scanning around 100 patients with schizophrenia with varying clinical symptoms in order to identify which patients will be best suited to a specific type of intervention.”
More details here:

Thank you for all your support in so many ways.
Best wishes
Clair Chilvers
Chair of Trustees
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