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Lord O'Shaughnessy visits King's College London and the NIHR King's Clinical Research Facility

Lord O’Shaughnessy, Former Health Minister and Senior Partner at consultancy firm Newmarket Strategy visited IoPPN and the NIHR King's Clinical Research...

Lord O’Shaughnessy with King's College academics

Homelessness and social work education

Karl Mason discussed emerging findings from a NIHR School for Social Care Research study

Slide for a presentation on homelessness

Dr Ana Dorrego-Rivas and Dr Clementine Edwards receive the Wellcome Early-Career Awards

The 5-year fellowship supports Dr Dorrego-Rivas’ project “Activity-dependent co-ordination of axonal and dendritic maturation” and Dr Edwards’ project...


Artangel and King's College London collaboration to mark World Mental Health Day 2023

Series of film screenings from artist Marcus Coates explore lived experiences of psychosis take place at venues at IoPPN and Science Gallery London to...

Marcus Coates Artangel The Directors

Inflammatory signs for adolescent depression differ between boys and girls

New research funded by MQ Mental Health Research has found sex-differences in the relationship between inflammatory proteins and depression.

Inflammatory signs for adolescent depression differ between boys and girls

A systematic review of the reasons behind self-binding directives

New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and Ruhr-Universität Bochum has explored the pros...

Stethoscope on a notebook

King's innovative AI projects funded to tackle fatal opioid overdoses

Funding from Office for Life Sciences and the Scottish Government for two new projects, including testing the potential of an AI-powered overdose-detecting...

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IoPPN welcomes new Executive Dean Professor Matthew Hotopf

A new chapter for world class Institute as Professor Hotopf begins his five-year tenure as Executive Dean.

Matthew Hotopf

Children with higher BMI at increased risk of developing depression

Children between ages 12 and 16 with a higher body mass index (BMI) are at an increased risk of developing depression symptoms, new research has found.


Inflammation may influence weight loss surgery outcomes, new study reveals

Research funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has shown that higher levels of inflammation in the blood of patients with...

Inflammation may influence weight loss surgery outcomes, new study reveals

Risk of premature birth 50 per cent higher in mothers with poor mental health, large-scale study shows

A new NIHR funded research from led by researchers at King’s College London, the University of Exeter, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and...

Pregnant Women Pact Diverse

IoPPN researchers elected Fellows of British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Professors Lucia Valmaggia and Patrick Smith recognised for as having made a significant contribution to the development of cognitive behavioural therapy.

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£25m NIHR funding to tackle health and social care issues

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) today awarded King’s £25m to tackle important long-standing and emerging health and social care...

NIHR policy unit

£5.5m NIHR funding to shape effective addictions policy across UK

New NIHR Policy Research Unit will be co-led by King’s College London in collaboration with the University of Sheffield and the University of Glasgow.


IoPPN Youth Awards blog by Lucia Soto Bazan

Finding the proportion of children in low-income and lower-middle-income countries who have been exposed to intimate partner violence was the goal of this...

Children playing in the park


Updates about our courses, events, fees and funding, studying in London,...