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Research England will stop favouring physical over mental health in its funding calculations

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 19 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4769
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

Research England has announced it will change the weighting of its funding calculations to put mental health research on a par with research into physical health.1

The body previously calculated funding using an equation that multiplied the final cost by 1.6 for research into physical health and 1.42 for mental health research.2

However, in …

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