The OMC provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.
OMC Funded Accessibility Projects – The Mindfulness for Parents and Community Project
In line with our charitable aims we support training, activities or initiatives which widen access to, and participation in, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and practices. Our Accessibility Fund grants are given on the expectation of clear impact, outcomes and/or key learnings. Applications to the Accessibility fund are reviewed by Oxford Mindfulness Foundation Board members, OMC staff and external advisers.
Here, we highlight a recent project supported by the accessibility fund.Read More
A message to all Mindfulness Teachers
Do you teach mindfulness? Are you based in the UK? Would you like your thoughts, experiences, and views about the past, present and future of mindfulness to be represented in a landmark study?
We invite all teachers of mindfulness in the UK to take part in a Mapping Mindfulness project. If you teach mindfulness and are based in the UK, we encourage you to complete an online survey.
New Mindfulness Practice App and Research Project, by Christine Parsons
A new app for Mindfulness teachers to use with their students may help answer important questions about the frequency and timing of student practice. Find out how you can get involved.Read More
Reflections on ACCESS MBCT’s First Year of Service, by Zindel Segal
Zindel Segal looks back on the first year of ACCESS MBCT, considers how the membership has grown and looks ahead to plans for the website's future.Read More
Mindfulness without Borders – trauma adapted mindfulness for displaced people
A project which explores whether a trauma adapted mindfulness skills training could offer a new approach to improving the well-being of displaced people. The project was funded by the OMC Access Fund.Read More
Is Mindfulness Relevant to Medical Education? by Dr Lucy Harrison
Good doctors are empathic, compassionate and reflective. They are able to take care of others as well as themselves. Yet, there is little agreement on how medical schools encourage these qualities. Dr Lucy Harrison explores the role of mindfulness in training doctors.Read More
Mindfulness Courses for Staff in Higher Education
The Oxford Mindfulness Centre has recently launched a new initiative to offer tailored mindfulness classes to staff working in the higher education setting. Ruth Collins writes about workplace mindfulness and the OMC's plans to take the initiative to staff in universities across the UK.Read More
Mindfulness in Everyday Life – Developing a ‘To Be’ List by Liz Lord, MYRIAD School Liaison at the OMC
Have you thought about trading in your 'to do' list for a 'to be' list?Read More
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 thinkingRead More