Beyond the HYPE Podcast

Beyond the HYPE is a podcast co-created by the HYPE Project research team and young people involved in the project. The series presents discussion around young people’s health and well-being including the link between physical exercise and health, social welfare issues, discrimination, inequalities and much more!

A special thanks to Dr Sally Marlow, (Public Engagement Fellow and researcher at King’s College London) for her mentoring and guidance during the creation of this series.

If you would like to suggest a topic or would like to be involved in the production of the podcast, please email us on hype@kcl.ac.uk

 

Beyond the HYPE Episode 3 – Exercise and Mental Health

In this episode, we talk to Dr Charlotte WoodheadDr Cerisse Gunasinghe and Fiyory Ghezae who reflect on questions like, “Is there a relationship between exercise and emotional wellness?” “How do you find the motivation to increase your physical activity on a daily basis?” “What is the Up & Running project?” You can find out what they have to say on these topics in our third episode of Beyond the HYPE – a podcast series dedicated to discussing the health of young people.

The episode is hosted by Dr Megan Parsons. Megan has completed a medical degree and is currently studying an MSc in Global Health and Social Justice at King’s College London.  She hopes to continue her specialist training in Psychiatry.

As mentioned in the episode, if you would like to access the full version of the research paper, you can find it here. If you would like to know more about the study but don’t feel like reading an academic paper, you can watch a video by Dr Sam Harvey, the author of the study here. Alternatively, you can also find a blog post by The Black Dog Institute here.

For more information about Up & Running and to sign-up visit https://heronnetwork.com/community-wellbeing/.

 

 

Beyond the HYPE Episode 2 – Interview with Professor Matthew Hotopf part 2

In this episode, we have part two of our BRC Youth Award students interviewing Professor Matthew Hotopf as part of their Youth Takeover Challenge. Hear about the misconceptions about the health of young people, priorities in mental health research and more!

Professor Matthew Hotopf is the Director of the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre and Vice Dean of Research at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. He has recently been awarded a CBE for services to psychiatric research. Professor Hotopf’s full research biography can be found here.

 

 

Beyond the HYPE Episode 1 – Interview with Professor Matthew Hotopf part 1

In this episode, we present extracts from our interview with Professor Matthew Hotopf. Esther Tolani and Nicol Bergou along with our 2018 BRC Youth Award winners Aafrin, Amina, Kash, and Ore asked Professor Hotopf questions related to young people’s mental health and his research at King’s College London. The podcast was recorded as part of the student’s activities during their NIHR Maudsley BRC Youth Takeover Day.

Professor Matthew Hotopf is the Director of the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre and Vice Dean of Research at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. He has recently been awarded a CBE for services to psychiatric research. Professor Hotopf’s full research biography can be found here.

 

 

 

 

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