Social relationships & their impact on mental health & wellbeing
Professor Louise Arseneault discusses social relationships and their impact on mental health and wellbeing. This event took place in January 2021.
When will life return to normal after the pandemic?
In this talk, Professor Danny Dorling looked at how people in Great Britain have responded to the various waves of the pandemic in terms of their fluctuating sense of how long it will take their life to return to normal, or if they think it ever will This event took place in May 2022..
Can we make prevention in mental health really work?
Professor Paul Ramchandani discusses some of the hard truths and challenges we face if we are to make prevention a reality. Including, but going well beyond the Child and Adolescent Mental Health system. This event took place in October 2021.
Whiteness as pathology shifting the location of disturbance to dismantle social inequality
In this seminar, Guilaine Kinouani, award-nominated writer of the blog RaceReflections.co.uk, argues that to address widespread social inequality we need not only to redefine what mental health is but also start to pay much closer attention to Whiteness and its implications for society. This event took place in September 2021
From language to laughter and back again
In the Centre's latest Transformation Seminar, Sophie Scott, Director of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, examines why social networks are critical for human wellbeing. This event took place in July 2021.
Childhood Trauma and the brain
Professor Eamon McCrory describes how childhood trauma, in the form of abuse and neglect, can lead to alterations in the brain. This event took place in March 2021.
Me and my Markov blanket
Professor Karl Friston discusses how the physics of selfhood can lead to the kind of interactions that underwrite interpersonal exchange and possibly selfhood. This event took place in February 2021.
Social justice, health equity and Covid-19
In the first of our second series of Transformation Seminars, Sir Michael Marmot discusses why reducing health inequalities is a matter of social justice. This event took place in December 2020.