We will be hosting a series of ‘kick off’ events around the UK in autumn 2019.  Locations include Newcastle, Swansea and Belfast, amongst others.

The purpose of these events will be to:

  • Share more details of our upcoming funding calls and what support will be available to help with proposal development.
  • Facilitate discussions around possible collaborations and projects to address our Emerging Minds research challenges.

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Emerging Minds kick off meeting & workshops – Belfast

Join us on the afternoon of the 27th of November and the morning of 28th of November for a kick off meeting and research challenge workshops hosted by Queen’s University Belfast.


Emerging Minds kick off events across the UK this autumn

Join us at locations around the UK or virtually this autumn. Learn more about the Emerging Minds network, meet potential collaborators and find out more about our upcoming funding calls and other opportunities


Early Career Researchers – Proposal Development Workshop

Are you an early career researcher from any discipline or sector interested in making a difference to children and young people’s mental health? This workshop will help you turn your research ideas into fundable proposals.


Early Career Researchers: Mental Health Museum Workshop

We warmly invite participants for a one-day workshop addressing the challenges and opportunities offered by interdisciplinary research on children & young people’s mental health.


Podcast – Interview with Professor Cathy Creswell & Dr Jamie Stark

In the Emerging Minds Network’s first ever Podcast, Professor Cathy Creswell sat down with Dr Jamie Stark from University of Leeds to discuss our upcoming event in the Mental Health Museum on 17th January 2020


Podcast – Interview with Professor Ann John

Professor Ann John from Swansea University talks about the Adolescent Mental Health Data Platform, future priorities in mental health research and the new Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health.


Podcast – Interview with Kadra Abdinasir from the Centre for Mental Health

Kadra Abdinasir from the Centre for Mental Health talks about her organisation’s work and their planned collaboration with the Emerging Minds Network


Funding Call

Our first Emerging Minds research development funding call is now open!

We are inviting proposals for research projects that address our Emerging Minds research challenges and will help to reduce the prevalence of mental health problems experienced by children & young people.


Become a Reviewer for the Network

At the Emerging Minds Network, we try to keep our stakeholders, particularly young people and their families, at the centre of our work. We worked with Young Minds and the Centre for Mental Health to develop our 4 Research Challenges. We also want to ensure that young people and their families are involved as we […]


Podcast – Find out more about our Funding Call

For our latest podcast episode, we wanted to provide as much information as possible for people who are planning to make applications for our Funding Call. We are keen to make sure that we get applications from across the sector so we have tried to cover as many aspects as possible in these four clips. […]