M4M DISCUSS FIRST PROJECT ON ABC RADIO – AUSTRALIA – JULY 2018


M4M DISCUSS FIRST PROJECT ON ABC RADIO – AUSTRALIA – JULY 2018 On 24 July 2018, Meeting for Minds had its first Project discussed on ABC Radio. Meeting for Minds Co-Founder Susie Hincks, Director Keith Wilson and Meeting for Minds partner Professor Sean Hood were interviewed by Nadia Mitsopoulos on ABC Radio Australia’s ‘FOCUS’ Panel. The … Continue reading M4M DISCUSS FIRST PROJECT ON ABC RADIO – AUSTRALIA – JULY 2018

MAPS RESEARCH PROJECT – AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 2017


MAPS RESEARCH PROJECT – AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 2017 Project Goals The Meeting for Minds MAPS Research Project is seeking to apply best science in the psychiatric genetics of depression. In order to do this a trial is being developed to test for genetic variants in a small panel of cytochrome P450 enzymes. These tests will … Continue reading MAPS RESEARCH PROJECT – AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 2017

Meeting for Minds Video Interview Series: Part 1 – 2017


Meeting for Minds Video Interview Series: Part 1 Meeting for Minds has started production of a series of short video interviews featuring people who have experienced mental illness and those doing research into the brain and mental illness. Each tells of what drove their first interest in research, as a means of developing a mutual … Continue reading Meeting for Minds Video Interview Series: Part 1 – 2017

2016 Meeting for Minds “SYNERGIES” Forum – Australia


2016 Meeting for Minds “SYNERGIES” Forum – Australia The 2016 international ‘Synergies’ Forum was held on 27 May 2016 from 8:30 – 17:15 at the B Shed in Fremantle, Western Australia. The Forum served as an open debate around the synergies of lived experience of mental illness and brain research, by inviting people with experience of mental … Continue reading 2016 Meeting for Minds “SYNERGIES” Forum – Australia

‘MINDHACK’ Hackathon – Australia, May 2016


‘MINDHACK’ Hackathon – Australia, May 2016 Meeting for Minds held Australia’s first ever mental health Hackathon, partnering with Spacecubed, on 20 and 21 May 2016. During the 24-hour event, a selected group of students drawn from a broad base of disciplines, attempted to ‘MindHack’ inventive tools and methods for initiating interaction between research scientists and people with lived … Continue reading ‘MINDHACK’ Hackathon – Australia, May 2016

Workshop – Australia, April 2016


Workshop – Australia, April 2016 The Meeting for Minds Workshop was held on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 at Notre Dame University, Fremantle. The Workshop looked to gain input on research priorities of postgraduate researchers in brain sciences, postgraduate trainee psychiatrists &  psychologists, and people with lived experience of mental illness who were interested in forging a … Continue reading Workshop – Australia, April 2016

Meeting for Minds Public Lecture – Australia, August 2015


Meeting for Minds Public Lecture – Australia, August 2015 On 4 & 5 August 2015 Meeting for Minds presented a public lecture “Freedom from Schizophrenia – A Twin’s Quest” with Professor Shannon Weickert, BA, MPhil, PhD, Macquarie Group Foundation Chair of Schizophrenia Research Faculty – School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales.