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

2018 MBCT Training in Japan

2018 MBCT Training in Japan

Tetsuji Ietsugu, Ikuko Yamaguchi, and Fusako Koshikawa report on the recent Module 1 and Module 4 training delivered by the OMC in Japan.

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Mindfulness Courses for Staff in Higher Education

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.

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Do you aspire to teach MBCT?

Do you aspire to teach MBCT?

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre is now accepting applications for our Foundational Training in the fortnightly format. Professor Ruth Baer explains what's involved and Annemette Frosh, one of last year's students, shares her experience of the course.

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Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore wins Royal Society Prize

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.

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The Oxford Mindfulness Centre in Partnership with Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness

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 OMC

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Join us for our 2018 Summer School: Compassion in Action

Join us for our 2018 Summer School: Compassion in Action

During five days of inspiring discussion and teaching, you will update your skills and knowledge as well as deepening your mindfulness practice. Join us for our fourth annual Summer School on the theme of Compassion in Action and forge new connections with like-minded people from all over the world.

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2018 MBCT Summer School Bursary Scheme and 2018 MBCT Accessibility Fund

2018 MBCT Summer School Bursary Scheme and 2018 MBCT Accessibility Fund

We are inviting applications to our 2018 Summer School Bursary Scheme and to our 2018 MBCT Accessibility Fund.

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Celebrating Training MBCT Teachers in the NHS

Celebrating Training MBCT Teachers in the NHS

For the first time since 2004, when MBCT was first recommended by the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, there is an England-wide training programme for MBCT teachers.  This represents the realisation of a significant part of the 2015 Mindful Nation UK recommendations around health and is something we hope will be continued and scaled up in coming years. 

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Consultation on NICE Guideline on Depression in Adults

Consultation on NICE Guideline on Depression in Adults

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has decided to run a second consultation on its depression in adults guideline.  The consultation opened on 15th May 2018 and comments will be accepted until 5pm on Tuesday 12th June 2018.

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MBCT in Brazil – OMC and the Mente Aberta Centre (in English and Portuguese)

MBCT in Brazil – OMC and the Mente Aberta Centre (in English and Portuguese)

In 2017 a partnership between the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, led by Professor Willem Kuyken, and Mente Aberta Centre, led by Professor Marcelo Demarzo, was initiated with the aim of implementing and propagating the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in Brazil.

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