The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded five of the IMH’s professors with Senior Investigator status.

The award recognises that they are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR and the most outstanding leaders of patient and people-based research in their field.

The five new Senior Investigators are all conducting innovative research and clinical practice on behalf of the Institute of Mental Health (a partnership of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Nottingham).

The awards have been given to:

Two of the awards have been made to primary care leads, with the remaining three based in mental health.