The OMC strives to provide insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.

MYRIAD project team completes major milestone of trial recruitment

MYRIAD project team completes major milestone of trial recruitment

A University of Oxford team based in the Department of Psychiatry has reached a major milestone in the timeline of a long-term project which will examine whether mindfulness in schools can improve adolescents’ mental health and resilience.

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“I am in control of my thoughts, they don’t control me”

“I am in control of my thoughts, they don’t control me”

Karen Wyn Griffith, who took one of our MBCT courses recently, describes the impact it has had on her.

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Event: The Future of Digital Mindfulness with Rohan Gunatillake

Event: The Future of Digital Mindfulness with Rohan Gunatillake

Rohan Gunatillake will share his vision of the opportunities and challenges the mindfulness world faces in next five years with respect to its relationship with technology. How is technology and digital culture changing mindfulness? What can the mindfulness community do to impact the technology industry in return? Is mindfulness as we know it in threat of extinction?

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Master of Studies in MBCT – applications open 1st Sept

Master of Studies in MBCT – applications open 1st Sept

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the structure, curriculum and intentions of MBCT, together with a critical appreciation of related cognitive and clinical theory, empirical research and Buddhist psychology – all while benefiting from the academic rigour of a University of Oxford Masters programme.

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OMC awarded major Wellcome public engagement grant

OMC awarded major Wellcome public engagement grant

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre has been awarded a major Public Engagement grant from Wellcome.

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The OMC has a new home at Kellogg College

The OMC has a new home at Kellogg College

After many happy years in the Prince of Wales International Centre at the Warneford, the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) Impact Team moved on 24 July to Kellogg College in central Oxford.

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An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn (by Alice Tickell)

An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn (by Alice Tickell)

An interview with mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn, by Research Assistant and Project Co-ordinator Alice Tickell

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Summer School bursary holders announced

Summer School bursary holders announced

Meet the 5 mindfulness teachers and practitioners who will be attending the 2017 Summer School through our bursary scheme.

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OMC Alumna runs marathon for Oxford Mindfulness Foundation

OMC Alumna runs marathon for Oxford Mindfulness Foundation

Oxford Mindfulness Centre alumna Sophie Carter ran the London Marathon in April to raise funds for both the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation (the charity that supports the work of the OMC) and a charity in her local area.

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Implementation Matters: Mindfulness in schools

Implementation Matters: Mindfulness in schools

The 'how' of bringing mindfulness into schools - a blog by Stephanie Wilde, Qualitative Researcher for the MYRIAD project

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