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Postgrad Mental Health Panel
Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 5pm - 7pm

Postgrad Mental Health Panel

Online

Join our panel discussion to hear from PhD students and researchers about their experiences managing their mental health during their studies, and what work is being done in the sector to raise awareness of student mental health issues and take action. There will be a set of prepared questions, and an opportunity to ask your own question during the event.  

The final speaker list is still TBC. Confirmed speakers:

Professor Kate Chedgzoy is the Director of the #PGRWellbeing4All project, Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for the HaSS Faculty and Professor of Renaissance Literature in the School of English.

Claudia Antolini is a science communication professional and a an advocate for mental health, inside and outside of academia. She has a special interest in bullying on the workplace and the specific struggles that people from underrepresented identities face in academia.

Michael Priestley is a Durham University PhD candidate researching student mental health and wellbeing, focusing on how higher education policies impact on student wellbeing, alongside working with Student Minds and the Charlie Waller Trust.

Liam Spencer is a Newcastle University PhD candidate researching public mental health, Research Assistant in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, with previous experience working in youth mental health and co-authoring the Tyne and Wear Citizens ‘Living Well: Mental Wellbeing and Public Life in the North East' report.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

Sign up for the event here

 

Finishes at 19:00

 

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