Division of Psychiatry

We are an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching concerned with mental health and illness. Our aim is to  address clinical problems in order to achieve benefits for patients and public health, using insights from basic science. We deliver innovative teaching, relevant to clinical practice, that is informed by our research.



The Division of Psychiatry offers a range of Postgraduate Taught Courses, Research Degrees and Undergraduate Courses. Visit our 'Study' page for more information. For example, find out more about about our New MSc in Dementia (click here) or find out more about our Postgraduate Open Evening (14th March 2018; Maple House)



The Division of Psychiatry is made up of four Research Departments: Mental Health of Older People Department, Mental Health Neuroscience Department, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department and Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research Department. Visit our ‘Research’ page to find out more.



Taking the Pulse of Qualitative Health Research in a Changing World

Tuesday, 03 July 2018

  This blog post is co-written by the QHRN committee and also appears on the QHRN website. On June 25th, the UCL Qualitative Health Research Network hosted a workshop on qualitative approaches to studying change in health, illness and care, supported by the Wellcome Trust.  Our workshop—Responding to Change: Perspectives from Qualitative Health Research—also aimed […]

Wellcome Trust funding for UCL Division of Psychiatry Qualitative Researchers Working Group seminars and symposium

Saturday, 23 December 2017

On behalf of the UCL Qualitative Health Research Network, we are delighted to announce that the Wellcome Trust is funding our next 18-month programme of seminars and our 4th biennial symposium.  This programme, entitled “Crafting qualitative health research for the future,” is on the broad theme of “change” and will interrogate the conceptual and methodological problems it poses to qualitative approaches in health research.  We are especially interested in exploring the roles that […]

Seminars and talks