The OMC provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.

MYRIAD project study details published

MYRIAD project study details published

The full details of a randomised controlled trial in the MYRIAD project, which is studying the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a mindfulness training programme in schools compared with normal school provision, have recently been published. This study protocol outlines the methods and design for conducting the study.

Read More
Engaging Young People with Brain Development and Mindfulness Research

Engaging Young People with Brain Development and Mindfulness Research

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre is launching an innovative programme of activities to engage young people with research into the teenage brain giving students opportunities to learn about and reflect on brain development and how it influences behaviour, emotions, and thinking

Read More
Future of Mindfulness research at Oxford secured with new professorship

Future of Mindfulness research at Oxford secured with new professorship

A generous gift from The Sir John Ritblat Family Foundation has enabled the creation of a new Professorship in Mindfulness and Psychological Science. The post, which is to be held by the Director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, promises to transform our understanding of the link between mind and body, and lead the world into a new era of human health.

Read More
Mindfulness for Life: Finding Peace Amidst Difficulties and Cultivating Joy, Compassion, Equanimity and Wisdom

Mindfulness for Life: Finding Peace Amidst Difficulties and Cultivating Joy, Compassion, Equanimity and Wisdom

Can mindfulness support the development of resilience and help the whole population realise their potential and move towards flourishing? Can a programme that combines mindfulness and cognitive science help more of the population find peace in a frantic world, develop resilience, realise their potential and flourish? Can it serve to reduce stress and improve mental health for many and enhance resilience and human potential for all? Professor Willem Kuyken, DClinPsy. Sir John Ritblat Family Foundation Professor of Mindfulness and Psychological Science and Director, University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre outlines the OMC vision for mindfulness for life.

Read More
Seeking an MBCT-Trained Teacher, with a Background as a Medical Doctor, and a Passion for Teaching

Seeking an MBCT-Trained Teacher, with a Background as a Medical Doctor, and a Passion for Teaching

Fantastic opportunity to join a research study. Express interest by 15/08/2020.

Read More
Amishi Jha joins the OMC for an evening of discussion

Amishi Jha joins the OMC for an evening of discussion

Amishi Jha joins the OMC for an evening to explore Mindfulness, Attention, and High-Stress: Training our Minds to Strengthen our Resilience, hosted by Professor Willem Kuyken.

Read More
Participants Wanted for Two-Week Mindfulness Study – Applications Closed

Participants Wanted for Two-Week Mindfulness Study – Applications Closed

Volunteers required for online Mindfulness study

Read More
Mark Greenberg & Christa Turksma – Nurturing Resilience in Times of Crisis

Mark Greenberg & Christa Turksma – Nurturing Resilience in Times of Crisis

Hosted by Willem Kuyken, Mark Greenberg & Christa Turksma join the OMC as keynote speakers to discuss the topic of Nurturing Resilience in Times of Crisis.

Read More
The MYRIAD project – free legacy resources now available to download

The MYRIAD project – free legacy resources now available to download

The MYRIAD project are pleased to announce that their free legacy resources around mental health and mindfulness research are now available to download.

Read More
ASPIRE findings on MBCT in the NHS published

ASPIRE findings on MBCT in the NHS published

How accessible is MBCT in the NHS, what are the facilitators and barriers to its implementation, and how we can support the NHS in making MBCT accessible?

Read More