The EMPOWER study involves an international partnership, working between Scotland and Australia. Three members of the team have been fortunate enough to visit Melbourne where research on EMPOWER is underway. Trial Manager, Simon Bradstreet and PhD student Stephanie Allan provide a photo update on the antipodean trip to date which they have taken with Chief Investigator Andrew Gumley
Members of the EMPOWER team along with other colleagues were delighted to welcome Nev Jones to the Mental Health Research Facility last week.
Team Empower were delighted to receive a highly commended poster award at the MindTech National Symposium 2018.
Hamish McLeod describes the digital explosion as a fourth industrial revolution and considers implications for mental health care and support.
EMPOWER Research Assistant, Helen Whitehill, has written an update on the study for the latest Scottish Recovery Network update. Helen reflects on her own experiences in the study and the need to combine determination with diplomacy.
We have shared a newsletter with people involved with the EMPOWER study in Glasgow.
The EMPOWER team are based in the new Glasgow Mental Health Research Facility. Last month NHS Research Scotland (NRS) Mental Health Network and the University of Glasgow jointly hosted a well attended research open day at the new Facility. Here Claire Matrunola tells us more about the day, what the Network does and her role within it.
Following recent revelations about digital privacy Hamish McLeod reflects on how people respond to new technology.
To coincide with the implementation of The Carer’s (Scotland) Act this month, our research nurse Alison talks about the role of carers in the EMPOWER study.