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New study shows targeting arterial stiffening earlier in a person’s lifespan could provide cognitive benefits in older age and may help to delay the onset of dementia.
Awards Child and adolescent Mental Health
22 March 2021
Ground-breaking multi-disciplinary research is to be launched today by the University of Oxford into the impact of poverty and social inequalities in early childhood, thanks to major funding from the Leverhulme Trust.
Awards Mental Health
28 January 2021
Professor John Geddes has been appointed to the WA Handley Professorship of Psychiatry and will take up this post in November 2021. He will be a fellow of Merton College. A donation from the WA Handley Trust endowed the first Chair of Psychiatry in the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry, which was founded in 1969.
Awards Mental Health
18 November 2020
6 researchers in the Department of Psychiatry are in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list.
Awards Dementia Mental Health Old-age psychiatry
5 November 2020
The UK's Medical Research Council (MRC) has confirmed renewal of funding for Dementias Platform UK (DPUK), in partnership with industry and the third sector.
12 October 2020
Professor Hawton joined the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford many years ago and became Professor of Psychiatry in 1996. His work on suicide and self-harm continues to lead the field with new guidance, studies, and publications.
22 September 2020
Congratulations to our MSc in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience, Class of 2019/20 for successfully completing the course.
17 September 2020
Professor Daniel Freeman, an innovator in the research and treatment of psychosis, is the 2020 recipient of the British Psychological Society's President's Award.
25 August 2020
The awardees for the second round of the University of Oxford’s Enriching Engagement funding scheme have now been announced, including six projects from across the Medical Sciences Division.
16 July 2020
This year two members of the Department of Psychiatry have been conferred the title of Associate Professor, Jacinta O'Shea, and Alejo J Nevado-Holgado, in recognition of their exceptional contribution to research, teaching and citizenship.
28 April 2020
Professor Kia Nobre is elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of 120 new members and 26 new international members elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Awards Mental Health Self-harm Suicide
10 October 2019
Today, 10th October is the Thames Valley Suicide Prevention Conference in Reading from the Thames Valley Suicide Prevention and Intervention Network (SPIN). Professor Keith Hawton, Director of the Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, will be chairing the event.
Awards Mental Health Psychosis Schizophrenia
20 August 2019
Professor Belinda Lennox has been given the title of Professor of Psychiatry in the 2019 Recognition of Distinction Exercise at the University of Oxford.
Awards Mental Health
29 July 2019
The British Association of Psychopharmacology awards two bursaries each year to commemorate Robert Kerwin’s efforts in supporting and mentoring early career researchers. Nicola Hall, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychiatry, has been awarded the Robert Kerwin International Conference Bursary.
Awards Integrated care Mental Health Patient involvement Public involvement
11 July 2019
The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration for Oxford and Thames Valley will launch in October 2019. It is one of 15 ARC's across England, each will work with local and national partners to address some of the nation’s most pressing challenges faced by the health and care system over the next 5 years, including dementia, obesity and mental health.
Switching Perceptions wins Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement Award - engaging through art in psychiatric illnesses
Awards Events Mental Health Patient involvement Psychological therapy
10 July 2019
Associate Professor Liz Tunbridge, Department of Psychiatry, has won a Project Award in this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards, alongside artist Eleanor Minney. The work of Liz and Eleanor was recognised in the Projects Awards category for activities that have engaged in public dialogue and consultation.
10 December 2018
Dr. Jane Walker, Department of Psychiatry, is the 2018 recipient of the Don R. Lipsitt award.
8 November 2018
The annual Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards mark the highest level of achievement within the field of psychiatry.
25 October 2018
Successful renewal of the Department of Psychiatry's Silver Athena SWAN award, University of Oxford