Clinical psychology researcher, founded the Service User Research enterprise (SURE) and was Director and then Co-director with Prof Diana Rose until 2020 when Dr Angie Sweeney took over. NIHR Director of the Mental health Research Network for ten years and now NIHR Senior Spokesperson on Mental Health. Was Vice Dean for Research and now Vice Dean for Psychology and Systems Sciences at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. My research is mainly in service user involvement, digital health and psychological treatments.
In her debut blog, Til Wykes summarises a recent health policy paper on global investment in mental health research funding, which finds a “flat and stable trend” over recent years and “highly unequal geographical distribution of funding”.