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The university of oxford is the first in europe to acquire latest meg technology from megin

First in Europe to acquire latest MEG Technology from MEGIN

Integrative-neuroimaging

The University of Oxford is the first in Europe to acquire the latest technology in functional brain imaging. TRIUX™ neo, a magnetoencephalograph (MEG), is a highly sensitive non-invasive system for mapping the human brain.

Future of mindfulness research at oxford secured with new professorship

Future of Mindfulness Research at Oxford Secured with New Professorship

Mindfulness

A generous gift from The Sir John Ritblat Family Foundation has enabled the creation of a new Professorship in Mindfulness and Psychological Science. The post, which is to be held by the Director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, promises to transform our understanding of the link between mind and body, and lead the world into a new era of human health.

4th uk dementia mri conference 1st july 2019

4th UK Dementia MRI Conference - 1st July 2019

The conference this year, will focus on leading multi-site and big data dementia imaging initiatives in the UK and Europe.

Future of mental health

Future of Mental Health

A fantastic two day 50th Anniversary event for the Department of Psychiatry. Sharing presentations from leading experts in mental health, discussions, networking and practical demonstrations.

Urgent need for guidelines to communicate with children about life threatening conditions

Urgent need for guidelines to communicate with children about life threatening conditions

The global prevalence of life threatening conditions in children and parents makes it an urgent priority to develop child-focused communication guidelines for healthcare professionals to support families in their time of need.

Celebrating 50 years of the department of psychiatry at the university of oxford

Celebrating 50 years of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford

Events

This two day 50th anniversary event (18-19 March) will have a focus on the future of mental health. Sessions will be led by some of the leading experts in psychiatry and cover topics such as psychological treatments, epidemiology and data science, experimental medicine and neuroscience, psychiatry and Oxford medicine.

Come to the department of psychiatry for your work experience

Come to the Department of Psychiatry for your Work Experience

Events

This year the Department of Psychiatry has teamed up with The Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience to offer Year 12 students based in Oxfordshire, a five-day programme of work experience.

Can computers predict crime

Can computers predict crime?

You can’t turn on the TV or read a newspaper article without a daily reporting of crime. As technology and computer algorithms advance we want to know if there will be a computer model that could know us better than ourselves.

Mindfulness practices that teach self compassion have psychological and physical benefits

Mindfulness practices that teach self-compassion have psychological and physical benefits

Mindfulness Mood Disorders

A new study published in the current issue of Clinical Psychological Science and conducted at the Universities of Exeter and Oxford suggests that mindfulness self-compassion practices improve mood and feelings of connection.

First evidence of early effects of antidepressant drug treatment on brain responses to anger in depressed adolescents

First evidence of early effects of antidepressant drug treatment on brain responses to anger in depressed adolescents

Depression Mood Disorders

Depression is very common in adolescence and is associated with a high risk of recurrence and suicide. Adolescents with depression experience the same symptoms as adults, such as sadness and fatigue, but some key differences exist. Depressed youth often feel irritable rather than or in addition to feeling low.

Cannabis use in teens raises risk of depression in young adults

Cannabis use in teens raises risk of depression in young adults

Depression Mood Disorders Suicide and self-harm

Researchers from McGill University and the University of Oxford carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of the best existing evidence and analysed 23,317 individuals (from 11 international studies) to see whether use of cannabis in young people is associated with depression, anxiety and suicidality in early adulthood.

New podcast series focused on the mental health needs of refugee children

New PODCAST series: focused on the mental health needs of refugee children

This series of programmes covers assessment and then explores the ranges of interventions that can really help refugee children. From individual, such as narrative exposure therapy, to family and school-based interventions that can positively impact on a child’s mental health outcomes.

First run of the oxford short course in experimental medicine for mental health is a great success

First Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health: 6-8 January 2019

This NEW Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health (OxCEMM) offers a thorough grounding in the practicalities of running an experimental medicine study through talks, tours of facilities and round table discussions with senior researchers.

Professional basketball players who shine early stay skilled for longer

Professional basketball players who shine early stay skilled for longer

Rising stars of NBA basketball retained more of their skill as they aged beyond their peak performance, according to a new study.

Neuroscience ethics and society 2013 facebook live event

Facebook Live Event

A Facebook Live Event organised by Oxford Sparks and the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society team at the Department of Psychiatry, asked the question - ‘Should we use AI to help prevent people from getting the blues?’

Ps20 million research hub could help african teens achieve their full potential

£20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential

An Oxford University-led project, to significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa’s youth, is one of 12 individual studies taking place as part of the new UKRI Global Research Hubs.

25th british isles research workshop on suicide and self harm

25th British Isles Research Workshop

Suicide and self-harm

Professor Keith Hawton hosted the 25th British Isles Research Workshop on Suicide and Self-harm in November 2018. An annually held event which brings together researchers from the UK, Ireland and other countries.

New mrc talks podcast career inspirations

New 'MRC talks' podcast - Career Inspirations

The new MRC talks podcast tells Professor Daniel Freeman’s career story – helping to improve lives through medical research.

6th course on network meta analysis 24 to 26 june 2019

6th Course on Network Meta-Analysis: 24-26 June 2019

Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani the 3-day interactive course will give participants knowledge and practical skills on how to understand, critically appraise and publish a network meta-analysis.

Science and art partnership showcased at exciting new exhibition 2013 january 2019

Science and Art Partnership Showcased at Exciting New Exhibition – January 2019

Associate Professor Liz Tunbridge and artist Eleanor Minney have collaborated to create an exciting display of works in textiles, drawing, clay and handwriting.

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