The OMC provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.
Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology – by Christina Feldman and Willem Kuyken
How does mindfulness promote psychological well-being? What are its core mechanisms? What value do contemplative practices add to approaches that are already effective? From leading meditation teacher Christina Feldman and distinguished psychologist Willem Kuyken Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology, provides a uniquely integrative perspective on mindfulness and its applications.Read More
Expanding MBCT to Latin America: Training will now be available in Uruguay
Matilde Elices, a Uruguayan psychologist and mindfulness teacher, explains the collaboration with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC, University of Oxford) to deliver MBCT training in Uruguay (Latin America) for the first time.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.
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
MBCT Accessibility Fund 2019 – open for applications
The Oxford Mindfulness Centre Accessibility Fund is now accepting applications for 2019.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
Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore wins Royal Society Prize
Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, one of the principal investigators on the MYRIAD project, has been awarded the 2018 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize for Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain.Read More
The Oxford Mindfulness Centre in Partnership with Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness
Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness is now providing MBCT training in partnership with the OMCRead More