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  • New approach could transform treatment of major depression in patients with cancer

    27 August 2014

    Findings from the Psychological Medicine Research group published in The Lancet journals highlight the high prevalence of untreated depression in patients with cancer and show that a novel treatment programme, 'Depression Care for People with Cancer' (DCPC) can significantly reduce depression and improve patients' lives.

  • Phil & Ciara at Cheltenham Science Festival

    10 June 2014

    In a stimulating presentation, ‘Food on the Brain’ Phil Burnet from the Department of Psychiatry and Ciara McCabe (Reading) discussed the effects of food and gut microflora on the brain.

  • Research Grants of up to £7,000 - closing date 29th August 2014 !

    12 August 2014

    Would you like a small research grant to develop your interests? Research grants are available to those working in the NHS in Oxfordshire from the Oxfordshire Health Services Research Committee (OHSRC)

  • Academic Clinical Lecturerships (NIHR Integrated Academic Training Path)

    4 September 2013

    The post will be from amongst the following specialties: Neurology or Neurosurgery or General Psychiatry.

  • Werther Fever

    7 April 2014

    Eminent figures such as Professor Keith Hawton of Oxford University have been warning the media for years about copycat suicide. We need to remember that one in six of those who read newspapers and watch TV has a mental health problem and that 6,000 people take their lives every year – that's 16 families bereaved every day.

  • Major new grant for Immersive Virtual Reality Cognitive Treatment

    15 March 2017

    Professor Daniel Freeman has secured an MRC grant for his work on persecutory delusions.

  • Undergraduate Research Internships 2014

    14 March 2014

    The Cognitive Health in Ageing research group at the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry is offering up to two Undergraduate Research Internships to be undertaken over an 8-week period this summer. This an ideal opportunity for undergraduate students interested in research to gain hands-on experience and develop their potential. Successful applicants will be reimbursed £180 a week for the duration of the internship. Applicants must be currently studying for their undergraduate degree in psychology, and be able to work for an eight week period during the summer (between June and October, 2014) in Oxford.

  • Listen to Daniel Freeman on BBC Radio 4!

    22 May 2013

    Jenni Murray interviews Professor Daniel Freeman about his new book: "The Stressed Sex"

  • 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).

  • The Gosling Fellowship

    27 February 2015

    Due to a generous gift from the Gosling Estate, the Royal College of Psychiatrists would like to award the sum of £5000 each to two Psychiatry trainees specifically for the purpose of enabling them to complete a research project in the area of Neuropsychiatry as part of their psychiatry training programme. The award can be used for anything that is directly needed for the research project, as justified in the application.