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The NeurOx young people’s advisory group model

Dr Gabriela Pavarini, Jessica Lorimer, Arianna Manzini, Ed Goundrey-Smith and Professor Ilina Singh published a new research paper  ‘Co‐producing research with youth: The NeurOx young people’s advisory group model’ to share learning and best practice from BeGOOD Citizens EIE work with its young people’s advisory groups.  You can read the full paper using this link. In this… Read more »

Young Minds Matter: Festival of Neuroscience

This week Dr. Gabriela Pavarini participated in the the Festival of Neuroscience in Dublin organised by the British Neuroscience Association to celebrate and share the latest thinking in neuroscience today. Gabi co-chaired a symposium on mental health problems in children and adolescents and took part in a public event on supporting young people’s mental health.… Read more »

Representing My Mind Our Humanity in Portugal

On 24 January 2019 Claudia represented the young leaders group of the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health at the launch event of its Report in Lisbon, Portugal. She shares her experience below.    “It was a truly amazing experience. I met people from all walks of life and found that we all have one… Read more »

Seeking an evaluation consultant

BeGOOD is seeking a short proposal from an evaluation consultant for the evaluation of the BeGOOD Enrichment Project, funded by the Wellcome Trust. In partnership with a games development company and youth marketing/insight company, BeGOOD is designing and creating a digital game to engage and educate young people in bioethics of early intervention in mental… Read more »

Women in Science, Health and Innovation: Leadership Looking To The Future

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Professor Ilina Singh is joining Vancouver Consulates and Neuroethics Canada to discuss the future of women’s leadership in science, health, and innovation. Gender equality in science, health and innovation remains a vital issue of international importance and the event on 7 March will bring together women who are national… Read more »

Launch of the Lancet Commission Report on Global Mental Health in Portugal

In Portugal today, the Lancet Commission launched its report on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development for Portuguese speaking countries. Claudia, one of the youth leaders from the My Mind our Humanity campaign supported by BeGOOD EIE, spoke at the event about the implications for young people. The panel included editor of the Lancet Commission, Shekhar Saxena,… Read more »

Involving young people: an interview with Clara

Clara, a member of our young people’s advisory group (YPAG), took part in work experience in the summer 2018 to gain a greater insight into bioethics research. Clara attends a local school and is studying towards the European Baccalaureate. During the week Clara presented at the University of Oxford’s public engagement conference about the work… Read more »