Events and seminars

The Division offers events and seminars to explore topical subjects in Psychiatry.

Staff, students and members of the public can attend seminars and events organised within the division. Additionally, the four research departments in the Division (Mental Health of Older People, Mental Health Neuroscience, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research and Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research) hold regular meetings and their own events that staff and students can attend.

There are a number of peer run research activities which take place in the Division of Psychiatry. 

Upcoming events

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UCL Psychiatry Post-graduate Open Evening 20th March

UCL Division of Psychiatry Post-graduate Open Evening

Wednesday March 20th 530pm-7pm

All who are interested in our MSc programmes or in PhD study in the Division of Psychiatry are warmly invited to attend our Open Evening on Wednesday 20th March. There will be brief talks from key members of staff and a chance to chat over drinks to staff and current and former students. Programmes covered include the MSc Clinical Mental Health Sciences, MSc Mental Health Sciences Research and MSc Dementia: Causes, Treatment and Research (Mental Health).

Sonia Johnson’s keynote at the MQ Mental Health Scientific Meeting, London, February 2019

Sonia Johnson was honoured to be invited by mental health research charity MQ to give the opening keynote at their 2019 Scientific Meeting in London.  She proposed a new set of research priorities for seeking to improve the lives and outcomes of people with severe mental health problems such as psychosis and bipolar. Here to allow access for those interested are the slides from this presentation. How can we improve the lives and outcomes of people with severe mental health problems?

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

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 qualitative researchers can take in supporting healthcare communities to anticipate and negotiate the soc