8 November 2017
Wellcome DPhil Training Fellowship researcher is awarded BMA grant given to assist research into schizophrenia.
1 November 2017
On 1 November, BBC Two's flagship medical show focuses on two areas of research at the Department of Psychiatry. Find out more about the research here.
25 October 2017
Wired magazine profiles Michael Browning and Erdem Pulcu's work investigating whether a tendency to alter how we prioritise the processing of negative and positive events can bias our beliefs.
24 October 2017
A review led by Professor Simon Lovestone has found the first unambiguous signs of Alzheimer’s disease in a wild animal.
9 October 2017
Simon Hattenstone experiences the pioneering work done by Professor Daniel Freeman and other leading specialists across the world into treating mental health disorders using virtual reality.
5 October 2017
Giles Colclough and Mark Woolrich investigate the relative importance of genetic factors and environment between twins to determine functional connectivity in human brain activity.
4 October 2017
University of Oxford-led ROADMAP project releases public leaflet
3 October 2017
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Alan Stein talks about how his research is helping HIV-positive women with depression during pregnancy and the postnatal period.
26 September 2017
Curiosity Carnival is part of European Researchers’ Night. This is the first time that the University has taken part, and activities will be taking place across the city on 29 September.
26 September 2017
A team of researchers systematically reviewed the evidence on connections between online activity and self harm.
19 September 2017
Associate Professor Mina Fazel has developed this free resource for young people to help recognise and improve the symptoms of low mood.
13 September 2017
PhD student in the Department of Psychiatry's PERL group has been shortlisted for his essay on the potential of sunshine to be harnessed as an antidepressant
12 September 2017
Michael Spiers shares his personal experience of bipolar and taking part in the Bipolar Disorder Research Network (BDRN) mood monitoring system True Colours, developed at the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry.
11 September 2017
The research of scientists across the world, including Professor Morten Kringelbach, from the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry, show how a baby's cry is neurologically and primally intertwined with breathing, and that adult brains are wired to react with the greatest urgency.
8 September 2017
Study reveals the health service costs for hospital care of people who self-harm, emphasising the need for effective clinical services and prevention initiatives.
7 September 2017
Pioneers of understanding causes, and new treatments for, mental health disorders are recognised in recent awards.
7 September 2017
Treating insomnia with online CBT could reduce anxiety, depression, and paranoia, according to a large randomised controlled trial led by Prof Daniel Freeman, published in The Lancet Psychiatry.
6 September 2017
Researchers have finally mapped the underlying whole-brain mechanisms for the use of DBS to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's Disease.
5 September 2017
Ground breaking research led by a team of South African scientists proves that, given the right support, HIV-positive parents will disclose their status to their primary school aged children - with enormous potential for protecting children’s health in the long term.
23 August 2017
People with paranoia will be asked to try a new NHS mobile app, developed by researchers at the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry, to try and slow down their negative thoughts as part of a research trial set to begin in Berkshire and Oxfordshire