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Our Future Leaders

One of the many remits of CANDAL is to train future leaders in Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental  Research. We were were very proud therefore at the recent Nottingham Graduation ceremony to graduate two CANDAL PhD students.   Dr Bethan Davies  PhD thesis was focused on the Development of an online intervention to increase mental health literacy …

Physical activity helps cognition in Tourette Disorder

A number of us from the Candal Team recently met with clinicians, researchers and allied healthcare professionals at the 1st World Congress on Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders (June 24-26, London).   Amongst other current research topics discussed in relation to the symptomatology and management of Tourette Syndrome (TS), we presented results from a recent …

CANDAL is helping to support the development of a new play for children about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Professor David Daley and the CANDAL team are currently acting as scientific advisors to Wendy Harris, Artistic Director of tutti frutti productions a highly successful, Arts Council England funded l Leeds-based charity producing new theatre for children and family audiences. The new show that CANDAL is advising on is currently in script development and is …

A 14-year old Pioneer Member of Youth Parliament for Nottinghamshire!

As the nation prepares to head to the polls, I would like -on behalf of the CANDAL team- to congratulate fourteen-year old Dylan Wilson on his success in being elected as the Pioneer (Disabled) Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Nottinghamshire. The UK Youth Parliament has 600 MYPs aged 11-18 who are are elected in annual …