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Introducing a Race and Psychiatry Journal Club to the Department

Founders of the Race and Psychiatry Journal Club, research students Maya Ogonah and Anabelle Paulino, talk us through how they set up the group last year, how it has progressed and tips for those keen to set up similar groups.

New study finds semaglutide safe for brain health with possible benefits for cognition and nicotine dependence

Semaglutide – widely known as Ozempic/Wegovy – does not negatively impact brain health and is associated with lower risk of cognitive problems and less nicotine dependence, according to a new study.

The brain mechanisms behind how we recognise music

New research published in the journal Nature Communications has uncovered the brain mechanisms behind how we recognise and predict musical sequences.


Listen to the late Professor Michael Gelder on how he founded the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford, 1969.