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Since August I’ve been working with the Mental Health team at Wellcome, helping to get the mental health databank that Katie wrote about in May up and running. Here’s a quick run down of what we’re doing and who we’re doing it with.

The project is a key part of the team’s aim to find out what helps prevent or address anxiety and depression in 14–24 year olds. We want to enable researchers to answer the question of what interventions work for whom, and why. In order to do this, we need to enable the collection, storage, and use of longitudinal data representing both biological and behavioural aspects of a person’s life that may relate to preventing or treating anxiety and depression. …


Miranda Marcus

Lead Producer BBC R&D and freelance consultant with Wellcome Mental Health team. ex Open Data Institute. Interests in data, design, digital, and anthropology.

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