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eMEN London Conference: Prevention with digital technologies - 24th January 2019

Registration is now open for this conference focusing on how can we improve people's mental health and prevent mental health problems by using digital technology? Hosted by The Mental Health Foundation & the University of York, the conference features a range of speakers, topics, poster presentations and discussions. You can find out more information and register for this FREE event here.

Submissions are also invited for poster presentations from early career researchers. The topic of your submitted poster must fit with the them of prevention via digital technologies: expanding the possibilities for better mental health. Deadline for submission is Friday 14th December 2018. Ten researchers will be selected to join the conference and present their research on a poster, one of whom will be awarded the Janice Sinson Award. Further details and submission form are on the Mental Health Foundation website here.

Registration open for MindTech Symposium 2018

NIHR MindTech MedTech Co-operative are hosting their annual symposium on Wednesday 5th December 2018 at the Royal College of Physicians, London. This years theme is 'Improving Lives with Digital Mental Healthcare'

The symposium brings together leaders in clinical practice, patient experience, academic research, industry and technology development to address the key challenges in building a stronger evidence-base to support implementation of new technologies in mental healthcare.

Further details on ticket prices and poster submissions are available on the MindTech website.

Register for MQ's Mental Health Science Meeting

Registration is open for MQ's Mental Health Data Science Meeting at the Royal College of Physicians, London, on 7th - 8th February 2019.

The 2-day event - 'Transforming mental health throughout the life course' - is one of the largest international scientific meetings dedicated solely to mental health science, bringing together experts from around the world to take on the biggest challenges in mental health.

Further details on ticket prices, including discounted early-bird rates, poster submission, and travel bursaries, are available on the MQ website.

NewMind Service User Expert & Involvement Volunteer wins UoM award

Congratulations go to Marsha McAdam, NewMind Service User ‘Expert by Experience’ and Dragons’ Den panel member for winning a 'Highly Commended' award at the Faculty of Medicine, Biology & Health (FBMH) 'Celebrating Patient & Public Involvement & Engagement' day. Marsha has been part of the NewMind network since May 2016 and has been an active participant in our proposal development workshops and Feasibility Funding activities. Marsha was presented with her ‘Highly Commended’ award by Dr Hema Radhakrishnan, Associate Dean for Social Responsibility, at the event in July. You can see Marsha collecting her award here and can see more about the day via the hashtag #CelebratePPIE2018