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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.

Image shows the front double doors of the Department of Psychiatry building.

Professor John Geddes, Head of Department, said,

"I am delighted to lead the Department's celebrations for our 50th anniversary event. Our two day future focused event highlights some exciting areas of research in mental health. Specifically, psychological treatments, epidemiology and data science, experimental medicine and neuroscience, psychiatry and Oxford medicine.

Having the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the team past and present and to share some of the exciting scientific advances which have led to improved access to psychological treatments, as well as, better patient care and experience is a great privilege."


We work within one of the world's great Universities and our team's mission is to continue to build the capacity for achieving true global impact from the research conducted here.

Professor John Geddes.


Join and celebrate with us, The Mental Elf will be reporting live from the event, so you can follow the tweets, podcast interviews and live video stream on Twitter using the hashtag #OxPsych50.


Please follow the link below to read the news on the NIHR BRC website.

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