How easy is it to predict reoffending? 11 December 2013
Dr Seena Fazel in New Scientist: There are major flaws in the statistical tools for assessing whether people with serious psychological problems will reoffend.
Congratulations Charlotte! 11 December 2013
ASME are pleased to announce the recipient of the Educator-Development-Group Educator-Innovator-Award 2014 is Dr Charlotte Allan with her submission Exploring Psychiatry Through Images and Objects. Charlotte was also awarded the EPA Early Career Psychiatrists Scholarship 2014! Congratulations, again!
Prize for best scientific publication awarded to Prof. Alan Stein 10 December 2013
At the recent conference of the International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health (INDEPTH) my co-authors and I were awarded the prize for the best scientific publication over the past two years for our paper “Young children’s risk of dying before and after their mother’s death, a rural Southern African population - based surveillance study” (published in PLOS Medicine). This was a collaboration with the University of Witwatrsrand ( South Africa) and the University of Washington (USA).
Congratulations to our winners of this year's Oxfordshire Health Services Research Committee Awards 26 November 2013
This year a record of three awards were given to projects in psychiatry:
Wellcome Doctoral Fellowships for Mental Health Clinicians in Oxford 25 November 2013
We are delighted to announce 7 new DPhil fellowships for clinicians, dedicated to mental health, and funded by the Wellcome Trust, application deadline 10 January 2014.
New NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in Oxford 25 November 2013
The Oxford CLAHRC will fund 4 new academic clinical fellow (ACF) positions in psychiatry next year. Watch this space!