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Oxfordshire Schools Invited to Participate

  The BeGOOD project at the University of Oxford, led by Prof. Ilina Singh, seeks to integrate young people’s perspectives to help guide research and policy that affects them. Recently, alongside our Young People’s Advisory Group and game developers Preloaded, we have co-produced a game to explore young people’s decision making around data privacy, mental… Read more »

Spotlight on: David Karorero

In 2018, the BeGOOD project, in conjunction with NCD Child, convened a global network of Young Leaders to form a Youth Campaign for the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health. In the intervening time, the team has driven forward both local and international projects, making sure that young people have a voice on mental health… Read more »

‘Moralidade e emoções’ – BeGOOD in Brazil

In December 2019, BeGOOD post-doc Dr Gabriela Pavarini led a course ‘Moralidade e emoções’ (Morality and Emotions) for post-graduate students at the Universidade Federal de São Carlos. Here, one of the students, Ramon Marin, gives a brief account of the course. Considering all the moral problems that surround us, thinking about morality critically is essential.… Read more »

BeGOOD at the International Neuroethics Society 2019

This week saw the annual meeting of the International Neuroethics Society (INS) in Chicago, and researchers from BeGOOD, and the wider NEUROSEC team, were well-represented among those present. As Program Committee co-chair, Professor Ilina Singh welcomed the attendees from across the world, before later discussing some of the results of the Psychosis:EIE project.   Dr… Read more »

Young Leaders Launch Online Music Festival

Today, to mark World Mental Health Day, the ‘My Mind Our Humanity‘ campaign, in collaboration with the Caribbean Congress on Adolescent and Youth Health, are launching an online music festival to promote trust and connection through music. All young people from around the world are invited to participate, by joining the chorus uploading short music… Read more »

Researchers Vanessa Bennett & Eddie Jacobs join BeGOOD

This week, the NEUROSEC team was joined by two new full-time research assistants, both of whom will be contributing to the many projects of BeGOOD. Welcome, Vanessa Bennett and Eddie Jacobs! Following a career in healthcare communications, Vanessa attained an MSc in Psychology from Oxford Brookes University. Since then, she has worked at Oxford Brookes… Read more »

#MyMindOurHumanity in Kenya: The future is young

In June, 257 young people, many university students, came to an event to launch the Lancet Commission on Global Mental and Sustainable Development and #mymindourhumanity campaign in Kenya. Damian Juma and Joy Muhia – young leaders representing the commission in Kenya – organised the event in collaboration with the Medical Psychologists Association of Kenya, Growth… Read more »