Oxford Health BRC takes leading role in research effort to find innovative new treatments for mental illness
2 June 2023
Clinicians and scientists at the NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) are playing a key role coordinating the Mental Health Mission.
New Associate Professors appointed
2 June 2023
Alzheimer's disease Awards Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Dementia Mental Health
Four new Associate Professors have been appointed in the Department of Psychiatry.
“Looking back on my childhood, I can’t ever remember a time when I didn’t feel negative."
22 May 2023
Anxiety Depression Psychological medicine Randomised controlled trial
A data scientist who was able to return to work after taking medication for severe depression as part of an Oxford research trial has urged others to consider taking part in studies.
Westgate Centre visitors learn about Oxford’s ground-breaking research
16 May 2023
Mental Health Public involvement
Hundreds of visitors to Oxford’s Westgate Centre last week were able to find out about the world-class healthcare research that is currently taking place in Oxford.
Psychological Adaptiveness to Critical Events: an introduction to the PACE study
15 May 2023
Anxiety Depression Mental Health
Clinical psychologist and Visiting Fellow Omid V. Ebrahimi discusses his work here in Oxford and the study he co-leads in Norway – one of the largest of its kind globally.
New collaboration between academics and secondary schools to address mental health crisis in adolescents
15 May 2023
Anxiety Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child and adolescent Mental Health
Scientists and Educators collaborate in a programme to transform scientific research, school teaching and young people’s understanding of their mental health and wellbeing.
Ethnic minority patients yearn for warmth from health care professionals
11 May 2023
Developing better connections between ethnic minority patients and health care professionals could drive more positive health care experience for ethnic minority patients, researchers have found.
Open Day showcases ground-breaking Oxford research
9 May 2023
People in Oxfordshire are invited to come along to the Westgate Centre on 10 May to learn about the world-class healthcare research currently taking place in Oxford.
Gender inequality linked to brain structure
8 May 2023
Gender inequality is associated with differences in the structure of men and women’s brains, according to global research findings.
New Wellcome Discovery Platform announced for Oxford
4 May 2023
Oxford University will host a new research platform in ethics and humanities thanks to a new Wellcome programme aimed at empowering researchers to overcome barriers holding back progress in their fields of research.
New 'Merging Minds' art exhibition
3 May 2023
The Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities is launching a new exhibition working with artists in residence Yambe Tam and Albert Barbu.
Neuroscience Symposium: a student perspective
20 April 2023
MSc student Brendan Sargent reflects on his experience at the Neuroscience Symposium last month and what he took away from the event.
Naomi Wray appointed Davys Chair
19 April 2023
Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry is delighted to announce the appointment of Naomi Wray as Michael Davys Professor of Neuroscience.
Online arts and culture for young people’s mental health – new research programme announced
3 April 2023
Anxiety Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child and adolescent Depression Mental Health Public involvement
Young people will help create an ‘online museum’ as a way of improving their mental health, as part of a new and ground-breaking £2.61m research project.
Review of studies into suicidal behaviour and thoughts among nurses and midwives
30 March 2023
Nurses need to have access to better wellbeing and psychological support after research showed they were at particular risk of suicide, according to a new paper.
£3 million legacy gift to deliver significant benefits for people with bipolar disorder
30 March 2023
Research into bipolar disorder at Oxford has received a major boost following a £3 million donation from the Page family.
New study reveals clinical instability can predict psychiatric hospitalisation
28 March 2023
Bipolar Disorder Depression Mental Health Schizophrenia
For patients with psychiatric conditions, data shows that both illness severity and instability are key factors in predicting their future risk of hospitalisation.
Viewing self-harm images on the internet and in social media usually causes harm, according to new review
21 March 2023
Self-harm Suicide and self-harm
Clinical researchers have reviewed the international research evidence regarding the impact of viewing images of self-harm on the internet and in social media.
Kam Bhui joins MQ Science Council
14 March 2023
Professor Kam Bhui appointed to MQ’s Science Council, a group of global experts who guide MQ’s research.
Experts hold first meeting for new international project on depression, anxiety and psychosis
13 March 2023
Anxiety Depression Psychosis Public involvement
The Global Alliance for Living Evidence on aNxiety, depressiOn and pSychosis, or GALENOS project, has launched in central London.