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

Mentors for Teachers in Training – Opportunities to join our team!

Mentors for Teachers in Training – Opportunities to join our team!

The new University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre teacher programme takes course participants on a comprehensive teacher training journey with a cohort of peers, personal mentors and dedicated technical support over a period of 11 months. We are now recruiting 2 mentors to support this new programme.

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Fundraising and Grant Capture Support – Opportunities to join our team!

Fundraising and Grant Capture Support – Opportunities to join our team!

The OMC relies on donations and fundraising activities to offer bursaries and grants to those who are unable to access our services due to financial barriers. We also use income generated by fundraising to work across all areas of society raising awareness of mindfulness.

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Zoom Drivers – Opportunities to join our team!

Zoom Drivers – Opportunities to join our team!

The OMC is developing a new suite of online programmes following the Covid-19 pandemic to enable us to increase access to mindfulness teaching and training globally. We are seeking experienced professionals who understand the mindfulness community to support teachers and participants during our online teaching.

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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.

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The University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre partners with IBM – by Oli Bazin

The University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre partners with IBM – by Oli Bazin

A new partnership has created an introductory mindfulness course for young people and unemployed adults as part of a vast skills training program to support “new collar” work in the 21st Century technology industry. The next phase of the partnership will focus on providing access to live online mindfulness courses for all IBM staff around the world.

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Mindfulness Unpacked

Mindfulness Unpacked

We can develop mindfulness; it can be cultivated through mindfulness practice. A question I am often asked is, “What is the difference between mindfulness and meditation?” Meditation is a way of cultivating mindfulness. Instead of the word meditation, which can have all sorts of religious overtones, I tend to use the term mindfulness practice.

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Learning, Practicing, Connecting: The OMC Summer School – By Laura Thompson

Learning, Practicing, Connecting: The OMC Summer School – By Laura Thompson

Together While Apart: Feeling Gratitude for My Past OMC Summer School Experiences and Looking Forward to Learning, Practicing, and Connecting during the 2020 Summer School in this Challenging Time of COVID-19

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The Healing Touch of Connection – Blog by Liz Lord

The Healing Touch of Connection – Blog by Liz Lord

Connection with ourselves and others in a time of “self-isolation” and “social distancing.”

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The OMC is offering bursary places on our introductory courses for those financially impacted by COVID-19

The OMC is offering bursary places on our introductory courses for those financially impacted by COVID-19

The OMC would like to support individuals who have been impacted by the current Covid-19 pandemic to access introductory mindfulness courses.  To do this we are offering bursary places on some of our courses. Where financially viable, we will offer free places on courses that are not fully occupied. We of course need to remain financially sustainable as a charity and this offer will not be possible for all courses and will not be possible on our teacher training programme. 

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Interrupting a Spiralling Mind – By Kitty Wheater

Interrupting a Spiralling Mind – By Kitty Wheater

Unpleasant though it can be, a spiralling mind is a fascinating thing to watch. Kitty Wheater explains why our minds can spiral, and how to interrupt these thought processes.

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