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UK-SA Workshop on mental health

The UK-South Africa Workshop on Mental Health took place 17-19 October 2017 in Cape Town. The primary objective of the workshop was to provide UK and South African researchers the opportunity to discuss ideas for research collaborations through discussions and networking. 

The event comprised of presentations from the funders, Medical Research Council (MRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), and both UK and South African researchers were given the opportunity to present their Research Organisation and their interests. Please click on the links below to view the academics presentations. 

Researchers planning to submit to the UK-South Africa call on Mental Health are asked to submit a short expression of interest to international@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk by 28 March 2018.

Please see the links below for individual presentations

UK presentations

Jonathan Burns - University of Exeter (PDF, 193KB)

Alex Cohen - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (PDF, 157KB)

Adrian Harwood - Cardiff University (PDF, 321KB)

Nusrat Husain - University of Manchester (PDF, 2.07MB)

Artemis Koukounari - Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (PDF, 382KB)

Jeremy Parr - Newcastle University (PDF, 269KB)

Umar Toseeb - Manchester Metropolitan University (PDF, 45KB)

Adele van Wyk - University of Edinburgh (PDF, 209KB)

South African presentations

Jane Goudge, Lesley Robertson, Bernard Janse van Rensbury and Sumaya Mall – University of Witwatersrand (PDF, 327KB)

Tholene Sodi – University of Limpopo (PDF, 1.16MB)

Christa Krüger – University of Pretoria (PDF, 200KB)

Ashraf Kagee and Katherine Sorsdahl – Stellenbosch University and University of Cape Town (PDF, 287KB)

Naomi Hill – University of Witwatersrand (PDF, 1.95MB)

Zukiswa Zingela – Walter Sisulu University (PDF, 348KB)

MRC, ESRC and SAMRC presentations

Rachael Panizzo – MRC Global Mental Health (PDF, 424KB)