synergi collaborative centre

Lankelly Chase Foundation has commissioned Queen Mary University of London, the University of Manchester and Words of Colour Productions to establish an independent centre of excellence on ethnic inequalities, severe mental illness and multiple disadvantage.

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Synergi Stories: Covid-19 eJournal survey

We have launched an online survey to capture and document the narratives of ethnic minority people with lived experience of severe mental illness and their carers during the Coronavirus pandemic. We plan to share your stories on a new digital journal platform. Find out more here - and please share.

Synergi Stories: Covid-19 eJournal survey

Synergi Talks with Cllr Rebecca Charlwood

We interviewed Cllr Rebecca Charlwood, Chair of Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board, about the city’s new Mental Health Strategy,...

Synergi International Women's Month

International Women's Month

Inspired by this year's theme #EachforEqual, Synergi used International Women’s Month to highlight women's narratives on the intersection of mental health and ethnic inequalities.

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Synergi to launch survey to capture lived experience narratives during Covid-19

Synergi will shortly be launching an online survey to capture and document the views of ethnic minority...

Synergi team wins Judges’ Prize for poster presentation

Synergi’s Participatory Action Research (PAR) project team have won the Judges’ Prize for the best poster presentation...

Call for lived experience interviews in Manchester

Synergi’s participatory action research (PAR) project, based at the University of Manchester, is looking for African, Caribbean,...


April 14th, 2020

Since 16th March 2020, the UK government has introduced a series of social distancing, social isolation and ‘lockdown’ measures...

April 14th, 2020

The Synergi Partipatory Action Research (PAR) project focuses on ethnic minority people’s experiences of severe mental illness and how...

April 14th, 2020

There are multiple benefits to having a diverse and inclusive workforce in the public sector. A diversity of experience...

March 31st, 2020

Despite being the co-founder and executive director of UK Black Pride, established in 2005, that is not where my...

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Synergi Stories podcast with Jason Grant-Rowles

Jason Grant-Rowles, a Co-Researcher at the Synergi Participatory Action Research project, based at the University of Manchester, speaks candidly...