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April 2020

CancelledSeminar1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. School of Psychology and Neuroscience ,Old Library Friday 3 April 2020

Event type: SeminarAudience: All audiences
This event has been created by: Fay Gooding

Event Details

The School of Psychology and Neuroscience is hosting a seminar by Dr David Watson of University of East Anglia

Title: ‘Reviewing the effectiveness of interventions, practices and institutional arrangements in supporting PGR mental health and well-being’

‘A significant, if relatively small body of literature provides us with a picture of PGR mental health and well-being, and key factors influencing this. However, little has been written on interventions, practices and changes to institutional support for PGRs, how these impact on wellbeing, and what factors influence their success. The review paper being presented summarises and synthesises research that has evaluated interventions or institutional changes aimed at supporting PGR mental health and well-being. A rapid systematic review methodology identified 21 papers, which evaluated interventions or practices to support PGR well-being gathering data from 1066 students, 33 staff members (mainly supervisors) and 11 recent graduates. The papers included in the review were diverse, but limited. Although they do not offer strong evidence for the effectiveness of specific approaches over others they do provide valuable insights. We will present a conceptual model of PGR well-being based on the review and use this as the basis for exploring opportunities and barriers to implementation through a workshop to follow the presentation of the review.’


(Friday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Old Library