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Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium 2019

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Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium 2019: Understanding and supporting veterinary mental health




The Second Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium will bring together researchers interested in all aspects of veterinary professionals’ wellbeing and mental health. Featuring plenary speakers from mental health research including:

Sustaining resilience at work – what does the evidence tell us works?
Professor Neil Greenberg, Professor of Defence Mental Health, Consultant Academic Psychiatrist at King’s College London, Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ (RCP) Special Interest Group in Occupational Psychiatry.

The impact of veterinarian suicide on colleagues
Dr Alexandra Pitman
, Associate Professor in Psychiatry in the UCL Division of Psychiatry and an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust.

The Mind Matters Initiative - what we've achieved so far
Professor Stuart Reid, Principal, Royal Veterinary College, Chair of the Mind Matters Initiative.

A small number of travel bursaries are available for students, people with lived experience of mental health problems, and people who are unwaged, who would not otherwise be able to attend, Please contact Lisa Quigley (l.quigley@rcvs.org.uk) for details of these.


MMI Symposium 2019



Symposium Presentations:

The symposium is now open for applications for presentations on veterinary mental health and wellbeing research.

Presentations should be in the format of a 15-minute oral presentation or an A1 poster. Those wishing to apply should submit an abstract clearly marked ‘poster’ or ‘oral presentation’. The title should be 15 words or fewer. The abstract should include author(s) first name(s), followed by surname(s), institution of affiliation and country. The body of the text should be no longer than 250 words and include: background; clear and explicit aims and objectives, hypotheses or research questions; methods; results; discussion; and conclusion.

All abstracts should be submitted as Word documents to Rosie Allister on rosie.allister@gmail.com no later than 23:59 (GMT) on Friday 19th April 2019.

Applicants will be notified if they have been successful within 14 days of this date. Speakers whose applications are successful will receive complimentary registration for the symposium (this does not include travel and accommodation costs).


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If you are unable to attend the Symposium please inform the RCVS by Friday 13 September 2019 we will refund 50% of the ticket cost.

What are my travel options to the event?

The nearest underground stations are St James’s Park and Westminster (District, Circle and Jubilee lines) which are both within a ten minute walk. The nearest train stations are London Waterloo or London Victoria which are both within a twenty minutes walk.

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Church House

Deans Yard

Westminster

London

SW1P 3NZ

United Kingdom

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