Our work spans a range of disciplines and uses a number of approaches to better understand suicidal behaviour and self-harm. A list of our current projects are listed below. A work stream within Bristol’s NIHR BRC is devoted to understanding and preventing suicide.
If you are interested in learning more about any of our projects, please contact the Bristol researcher.
- The incidence of student suicide in England (collaboration with ONS) (Bristol contact: David Gunnell)
- The Bristol self-harm surveillance register 2010-present (Bristol contact: David Gunnell and Salena Williams)
- Childhood adversity and suicidal behaviour in Sri Lanka (Dee Knipe)
- Social capital and social determinants of suicide in Sri Lanka (led by Edinburgh University; Bristol contacts: David Gunnell; Dee Knipe)
- Pesticide restrictions in Taiwan (led by National Taipei University; Bristol contact: David Gunnell)
- Occupations at increased risk of suicide (collaboration with ONS) (Bristol contact: David Gunnell)
- Transitions from suicidal thoughts and non-suicidal self-harm to suicide attempts: a longitudinal study (Becky Mars)
- Pathways to self-harm: Biological mechanisms and genetic contribution (Becky Mars)
- A multi-centre programme of clinical and public health research to guide health service priorities for preventing suicide in England – Suicide Prevention: NIHR Programme Grant (David Gunnell)
- Identifying Effective Approaches to Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing Amongst University Students
- The influence of the media on the uptake of suicide methods (Helen Fay – firstname.lastname@example.org)
- A cluster randomised controlled trial of an intervention to improve the mental health support and training available to secondary school teachers – the WISE (Wellbeing in Secondary Education) project (Judi Kidger)