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28 July, 2023

Demystifying Trust: Its Role and Impact on Public Health Interventions

Demystifying Trust: Its Role and Impact on Public Health Interventions

Lots of sources say trust is important for people to follow public health guidelines. But how important is it really,...

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21 July, 2023

HPRU Year in Review - 2022/23

In 2022/23, our Health Protection Research Unit in Emergency Preparedness and Response (HPRU EPR) at King’s College London has continued to make significant progress in a variety of areas. We...

18 July, 2023

Starting a new PhD? Don't get in a FLAP

I began my PhD on 1st February 2023. A few weeks in, here’s what I’ve learned so far…

F is for Fear of the Unknown.  A PhD is a uniquely unknowable challenge; in an unknown environment,...

5 July, 2023

What do we know about the association between home working, mental health, and productivity?

As many of you will remember, in March 2020 the UK public were instructed to work from home. As a result, nearly half of people in employment did work from home during April 2020. This sudden...

16 March, 2023

Mental health, complex needs and vulnerability to radicalisation

The HPRU has released a new report exploring mental health, compex needs and vulnerability to radicalisation. 

This report was prepared for the DHSC in order to establish the evidence base...

22 April, 2022

Celebrating neurodiversity

We are delighted that one of our team, Poppy Ellis Logan, was chosen as one of the inspirational women in the display for King's College London's Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2022. 


2 June, 2021

New report on the mental health impact of living near to a visible disaster site

The HPRU has released a new report reviewing whether living near to a visible disaster site has an effect on mental health. Despite searching four academic databases for relevant evidence and...

7 August, 2020

The work of the HPRU on COVID-19

Our HPRU is unique in that nearly all of our research can be repurposed at short notice to focus on a suddenly occurring major incident, and many of our staff have an emergency response role as...

26 September, 2019

Another award for an HPRU MSc module

We are delighted to accept an award for our MSc module in disaster psychology, part of King's College London's MSc in Mental Health Studies. The award is for the 'Best Feedback' to students in the...

25 September, 2019

News coverage of our mental health research

It’s been a busy couple of months in the media for Professor Neil Greenberg, one of the HPRU investigators.

In July this year he spoke to a reporter from the Sunday Times about the mental...