INTERDISCIPLINARY VOICE-HEARING RESEARCH
News, insights and updates from Hearing the Voice
Our ‘Quick Read’ information fact sheets about hearing voices have now been translated into the top 10 languages other than English spoken in the UK, including Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simple Chinese), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Spanish, and Urdu.
Hearing Voices | Seeing Visions | Making Zines with Liv Winter and Voice Collective (September 2021)
Join artist Liv Wynter for a series of online zine-making workshops to explore experiences of hearing voices and seeing visions! Open to anyone aged 16-25 with lived experience of voice-hearing. No artistic skills necessary!
Project director Charles Fernyhough discusses his research on hearing voices in the latest Enter the Psychosphere podcast.
On behalf of everyone involved with Hearing the Voice, we mark with great sadness the death of Sandra Escher on May 31 2021, and send our condolences to Marius Romme, their family, and all those who drew inspiration from her presence and from her work.
Call for proposals – Voices and me: zine workshops for young people who hear voices (Deadline 11 June 2021, 12pm)
Do you have experience in making zines? Would you like to develop and facilitate a series of online workshops to support young people to make zines that explore their experiences of hearing voices? If so, this creative opportunity could be for you.
Ayden Parish, a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder, is looking for research participants in a study of voice-hearing and language use. This is an independent research project and not linked to our work at Hearing the Voice, Durham University.
A warm welcome to Ariel Swyer who joins Hearing the Voice as a doctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology and the Institute of Medical Humanities.
Last year we delivered two ‘Knowledge is Power’ training workshops in London and Glasgow, and recruited a cohort of voice-hearers, family members and mental health professionals to provide us with feedback on Understanding Voices (UV). Thank you to those who generously gave up their time to share their thoughts on the website. Here are some of the highlights from your feedback.
Hearing the Voice is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the 2020 Medical Humanities Award for Best Research by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Wellcome Trust. The award recognises 'outstanding research that draws on the arts and...
We’re thrilled to announce that our very own Chris Cook is the recipient of this year’s prestigious Oskar Pfister Award.