Yawen Zheng

Institution: Suicidal Behavioural Research Laboratory, Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Scotland. Supervisory team: Professor Rory O’Connor and Professor Jonathan Evans. Position: PhD student in Mental Health. Current research: My research mainly focuses on investigating the dynamic nature of suicidal ideation and the factors presumed to influence the presence, intensity, and frequency of… Continue reading Yawen Zheng


Samantha Groves

Institution: Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, England. Supervisory team: Karen Lascelles, Keith Hawton. Position: Research Assistant. Current research: I currently work across two projects, the first aims to explore suicide among nurses, midwives, and students of these professions. The second project is the development of a national survey exploring the experiences of staff working within… Continue reading Samantha Groves


All I want for Christmas is…

As we head towards the end of 2021, we have taken some time, as an editorial team, to reflect on the past 12 months. With another year of journal club and WSPD blogs under our belt, as well as a successful second e-conference and the introduction of netECR Collective Care, we are extremely grateful for the support of our ever-growing netECR community and the contributions that our members make to the network and to the field of suicide and self-harm research as a whole. As a community we now stand at 104 members strong, from 15 countries across the world.