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

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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New Training Pathway for MBCT Teachers

New Training Pathway for MBCT Teachers

Following a review of its training offerings for aspiring MBCT teachers, the OMC has created a revised and updated training pathway.

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Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy Training in Taiwan: Cultivating a Garden 正念認知療法培訓在台灣:培育一處花園

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy Training in Taiwan: Cultivating a Garden 正念認知療法培訓在台灣:培育一處花園

Through our relationship with Mindfulness-Based Helping Association in Taiwan, the Oxford Mindfulness Centre is working to achieve its goal of training a new generation of mindfulness teachers across the world. Professors Willem Kuyken and Yen-Hui Lee reflect on offering MBCT training in Taiwan.

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MYRIAD project team completes major milestone of trial recruitment

MYRIAD project team completes major milestone of trial recruitment

A University of Oxford team based in the Department of Psychiatry has reached a major milestone in the timeline of a long-term project which will examine whether mindfulness in schools can improve adolescents’ mental health and resilience.

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Event: The Future of Digital Mindfulness with Rohan Gunatillake

Event: The Future of Digital Mindfulness with Rohan Gunatillake

Rohan Gunatillake will share his vision of the opportunities and challenges the mindfulness world faces in next five years with respect to its relationship with technology. How is technology and digital culture changing mindfulness? What can the mindfulness community do to impact the technology industry in return? Is mindfulness as we know it in threat of extinction?

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OMC awarded major Wellcome public engagement grant

OMC awarded major Wellcome public engagement grant

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre has been awarded a major Public Engagement grant from Wellcome.

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The OMC has a new home at Kellogg College

The OMC has a new home at Kellogg College

After many happy years in the Prince of Wales International Centre at the Warneford, the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) Impact Team moved on 24 July to Kellogg College in central Oxford.

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