Projects

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TRIF Project – Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People from Diverse Backgrounds with Complex Needs and Behaviours
 and Mental Health and Wellbeing of Higher Education Students 

Dr Emma Maynard, Megan Pound, Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten and 
Dr Denise Meyer
– Co-production steering groups, interviews and focus groups
– 09/11/20-July 21

NIHR ARC Wessex – internship with Portsmouth Safeguarding Children Partnership

Megan Pound
– Co-production and restorative practice blog (View Link),
Capturing the voice of young care leavers about service provision (View Link) and Tracking Vulnerable Children podcast
– 06/10/20-06/01/21

Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People in Indonesia

Dr Francesca Salvi
– Funded by the Health and Wellbeing theme (UoP)

Measuring Student and Staff Wellbeing and Resilience – a Covid-19 Snapshot Study to Inform Future Evaluation of Interventions for Improving Student and Staff Mental Health, Wellbeing and Inclusion 
(View link)

Dr Denise Meyer, Dr Daphne Kaklamanou, Dr Zarah Vernham and Ms Laura Hyman
– This project lays the foundation for a progressive research programme to capitalise upon and underpin the University of Portsmouth’s innovative, sector-leading approach to improving university staff and student mental health and wellbeing
– 20/04/20-30/09/2020

Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: Supporting Academic Heads of Department (View link)

Prof. Jane Creaton
– This project explores the mental health and wellbeing of heads of academic departments (HoDs) and the institutional policies and practices in place to support them.
– £6000 internal funding from Faculty of HSS
– 01/10/18-31/08/20

Improving Postgraduate Research Student Wellbeing by Increasing Mental Health Literacy and Social Support (View link)

– Prof. Jane Creaton, Karen Heard-Laureote, Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten, Dr Paul Gorczynski and Rachel Moss
– Office for Students Catalyst Funded research project that explores ways to improve PGR student wellbeing by increasing mental health literacy and social support. £150,000
– 01/04/18-31/01/20

Evaluation of the ‘Circles of Support’ Intervention and Programme Funding (View Link)

Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten and Dr Simon Stewart
– The You Trust (£4,600)
– 01/09/19

Improving PGR Student Wellbeing by Increasing Mental Health Literacy & Social Support Funding (View link)

Prof. Jane Creaton, Karen Heard-Laureote, Dr Paul Gorczynski, Dr Darren Van Laar and Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten
– Total Award amount £150K of which £135K is UoP funding. £15K to project partner Leeds Beckett University. £241,669.00 in kind contributions which equal total project cost £391,669.00.
– 01/04/18

Mental Health & Wellbeing in Childhood and Education – Conceptualisations and Interventions (View link)

Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten, Dr Emma Maynard, Dr Paul Gorczynski and Clare Wilson
– Project with the aim to develop three key areas of research in relation to mental in childhood and education:mental health literacy of students in HE; mental health and wellbeing of young care leavers; mental health, family life and schools.
– 29/01/16-30/12/16

Mental Health in Childhood Funding (View link)

Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten
– Wellcome Trust (£3,000)
– 16/12/16