This summer sees the launch of three new Managed Innovation Networks (MINS) at the Institute. The networks bring researchers, clinicians and service users together to innovate and improve services through small funded research projects.


The projects are encouraged to look at innovative new research areas, methods, partnerships and outcomes. Projects are time-limited and will typically have an academic or clinical lead.

Gender diversity and wellbeing

This project aims to establish Nottingham as one of the leading main centres for trans* mental health research in the world. It will bring together clinical and non-clinical academics who are interested in working with gender diverse identifying people.


Respiratory Mentors

Working alongside existing services within Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, this project will support people living with long term respiratory conditions who are affected by mental health issues such as social isolation, lack of understanding about their condition or who are struggling to navigate the health care system. 


Arts and Trauma

This project will provide a multi-disciplinary and creative platform to raise awareness, and new knowledge, on issues surrounding trauma. Investigating a wide range of trauma, from birth to war trauma, this is a rare opportunity to reflect and gain new insights on trauma studies and the therapeutic role of the arts.


Visit our Managed Innovation Networks section to read more.