Breaking down barriers: Advancing gender equity in psychiatry

Professional development in psychiatry, as in other fields, has its challenges but are they experienced differently across genders? Our NIHR Maudsley BRC Champion for Culture, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Dr Pinto da Costa recently co-authored a study published in the journal European Psychiatry surveying over 500 psychiatrists on the gender-specific challenges currently faced by the profession. In this blog she discusses the insights from the study and calls for a more inclusive and equitable future.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2023

Interview with Professor Mitul Mehta, Director of the Centre for Innovative Therapeutics (C-FIT)

Mitul Mehta is the Director of the Centre for Innovative Therapeutics, Professor of Neuroimaging & Psychopharmacology at King’s College London, and Lead of the NIHR Maudsley BRC's theme in Experimental Medicine and Novel Therapeutics.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Nov 2023

New Psychedelics and Mental Health Research Centre Officially Opens

The Centre for Mental Health Research and Innovation officially opened on 15 November 2023 to accelerate research into psychedelics and develop new models of care for mental health. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Nov 2023

Disability History Month (16 November - 16 December)

For Disability History Month (16 November – 16 December), Firoza Davies, a member of the Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) group at King's Clinical Research Facility (CRF), highlights the significance of participating in research.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 15 Nov 2023

A showcase of research in eating and weight disorders celebrates the launch of CREW

A packed one-day showcase of inspirational talks and activities marked the opening of the new Centre for Research in Eating and Weight Disorders (CREW) at King’s IoPPN on 7 November 2023.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 Nov 2023