Research stories

Professor Rafael Calvo

Professor Rafael Calvo

“I want all technologies to be designed to support psychological wellbeing. This is not only an ethical imperative, but also good business”

Lindsay Dewa

Dr Lindsay Dewa

"My work, involves collaborating with young people with lived experience of mental health difficulties (co-researchers), psychiatrists and researchers. This can include planning the research and conducting it together, to communicating that research back to participants and the public. This is known as co-production."

Dr Emma Lawrance

Dr Emma Lawrance

“Personal stories hold enormous power, particularly when it comes to mental health. It is a privilege to work with Mental Health Innovations and researchers from across Imperial to learn from personal experiences of distress, at scale, and the impact of timely support.”

Dr Martina Di Simplicio

Dr Martina Di Simplicio

“The way we imagine the future has the power to change our emotions. I study how to harness this power to develop interventions that help young people maintain a stable mental health”

Dr Dasha Nicholls

Dr Dasha Nicholls

“Everyone should understand the factors that can be changed and those that can’t influence their personal risk of mental illness, and have access to the tools, environments and relationships that enable them to navigate their path to emotional wellbeing."

Jack Elkes, NIHR PhD Fellow

Jack Elkes, NIHR PhD Fellow

“I am trying to understand the optimum way digital mental health interventions are used so that individuals who seek these interventions have better support and guidance on how to use them”