Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College Dublin, School of Computer Science and Statistics
Trinity College Dublin is the oldest university in Ireland and has the largest computer science department with over 60 academic staff, 150 postgrads, plus research staff.
There have been numerous successful spinout companies (Havok, Iona Techologies, Demonware) from the faculty and human computer interaction research in the department has a particular focus on healthcare and mental health, as well as manufacturing. Research spans a variety of technologies (mobile, online, games, natural language) and to date has produced a number of new applications to support mental health treatment.
The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital is a charitable voluntary hospital and holds a unique place in the delivery of healthcare not only as the main charitable and voluntary general hospital serving Dublin's north inner city, but also providing healthcare to the rest of the country with its national and tertiary services.
The Hospital was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1861 and opened on September 24th 1861.
It is a university teaching hospital providing acute and tertiary specialist services.
The population of its local catchment area is approximately 185,000.
King’s College London – Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
King's College London is one of the top 20 universities in the world (2013/14 QS World University Rankings) and the fourth oldest in England. It is The Sunday Times 'Best University for Graduate Employment 2012/13'. A research-led university based in the heart of London, King's has more than 25,000 students (of whom more than 10,000 are graduate students) from nearly 140 countries, and more than 6,500 employees. King's has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. The College is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of nearly £554 million.
The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London, develops leading-edge nurses and midwives of tomorrow. The Faculty is ranked as the number one for nursing in London (Complete University Guide 2014). It undertakes research of the highest rigour to develop, evaluate and implement significant interventions and treatments, build knowledge to transform and lead policy and practice, and improve health and well-being through the efficient, effective and safe delivery of care.
University of Bristol
The University is globally renowned for the high quality of its teaching and for its leading edge research. Places at Bristol are among the most sought after in the UK. The University is characterised as:
Operating at the leading edge of research to address key global issues.
Educating many of tomorrow's leaders.
A member of the Worldwide Universities Network and of the Russell Group of universities.
Cambridge has a strong tradition in neuroscience having been host to the first analyses of neural signalling in the 1930s, determined the mechanisms of neuronal firing in the 1950s, and heralded some of the early theoretical approaches to the functions of neural circuitry in the 1960s. Neuroscience continues to grow at Cambridge, with an impressive record of achievement in multi-disciplinary research.
Berkshire Healthcare provides specialist mental health and community health services to a population of around 900,000 within Berkshire. We operate from more than 100 sites across the county including our community hospitals, Prospect Park Hospital, clinics and GP Practices. The vast majority of the people we care for are supported in their own homes but we also have 263 mental health inpatient beds and almost 200 community hospital beds in five locations. We employ more than 4,000 staff. Working in partnership with patients and their families is really important to us as this helps us to provide the best care in the right place. We support people with long-term health problems to manage their own lives as much as we can, so they can stay at home and do not need to be in hospital.
Berkshire Healthcare’s Talking Therapies service provides support to people with anxiety, depression, stress and phobias. More than 10,000 people accessed the service last year. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies is a national programme. Talking Therapies is Berkshire Healthcare’s IAPT service.
Anna Freud Centre
Dedicated to children's emotional wellbeing, we are a national charity with a worldwide reputation. As a centre of practice, we help young people with mental health problems. Our innovative clinical services provide treatment for children and support for their parents. As a centre of learning, we train professionals who work with children and carry out pioneering research into effective ways to help young people suffering emotional distress. Our ability to develop new treatments from both practice and research makes us unique.