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Our collective understanding of mental health is increasing all the time, with advances in neuroscience, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology and digital platforms.
Meet Lawrence and Archie, the first students to take part in our industrial placement scheme, as they talk about what they hope to achieve over the next year …
July 31, 2020Our plastic free July challenge
We hear from our COMPASS green team about how their plastic-free July challenge went, from their triumphs to their learnings for the future ...
July 30, 2020Run for Yemen: 24 miles in 24 hours
Our team member and intern, Amanda, tells us about her "24 miles in 24 hours challenge" she organised to fund-raise for the crisis in Yemen.
June 19, 2020Our stories: from college to career
We speak to two of our team members about their career journey, decisions they made and advice they have for people about to do the same.
June 11, 2020Looking after our mental wellbeing at work
Two members of our COMPASS wellbeing team explain how we are looking after each other's wellbeing, as we continue to work virtually.
May 11, 2020Starting a new job … virtually
We speak to four of our newest team members about their experience of starting a job virtually.
April 22, 2020Looking after our world, one tree at a time
Our green team member, Amy Lawrence, on how planting trees in urban areas could help our mental wellbeing
April 07, 2020The experts behind our clinical trial
To recognise World Health Day, we spoke to three lead investigators from our newest trial sites about their reasons for working in mental health and how they see the future.
March 08, 2020Inspiring our next generation of women
As we embark on our mentoring journey with The Girls’ Network one of our volunteers, Molly, explains what it takes to be an effective mentor...
February 11, 2020Celebrating women and girls in science
As a company immersed in science and research, and with our team comprising almost two thirds women, we could not let the International Day of Women and Girls in Science go by without recognising it in some way.
December 19, 2019George and Ekaterina at the CNS Summit 2019
Video courtesy of CNS Summit
December 04, 2019‘A change is in the air’ – ISAD 2019 symposium
It is estimated that 100 million people around the world suffer with depression that is not helped by existing medication. As a community, we need to do something about this. That’s why COMPASS brought together some of the world’s leading experts at the 2019 International Society of Affective Disorders (ISAD) conference in London to discuss the potential for psilocybin therapy in helping people with treatment-resistant depression.