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2018 MBCT Training in Japan

2018 MBCT Training in Japan

Tetsuji Ietsugu, Ikuko Yamaguchi, and Fusako Koshikawa report on the recent Module 1 and Module 4 training delivered by the OMC in Japan.

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Is Mindfulness Relevant to Medical Education? by Dr Lucy Harrison

Is Mindfulness Relevant to Medical Education? by Dr Lucy Harrison

Good doctors are empathic, compassionate and reflective. They are able to take care of others as well as themselves. Yet, there is little agreement on how medical schools encourage these qualities. Dr Lucy Harrison explores the role of mindfulness in training doctors.

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Mindfulness Courses for Staff in Higher Education

Mindfulness Courses for Staff in Higher Education

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre has recently launched a new initiative to offer tailored mindfulness classes to staff working in the higher education setting. Ruth Collins writes about workplace mindfulness and the OMC's plans to take the initiative to staff in universities across the UK.

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Do you aspire to teach MBCT?

Do you aspire to teach MBCT?

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre is now accepting applications for our Foundational Training in the fortnightly format. Professor Ruth Baer explains what's involved and Annemette Frosh, one of last year's students, shares her experience of the course.

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Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore wins Royal Society Prize

Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore wins Royal Society Prize

Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, one of the principal investigators on the MYRIAD project, has been awarded the 2018 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize for Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain.

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The Oxford Mindfulness Centre Summer School 2018

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre Summer School 2018

Photographs from this year's OMC Summer School on the theme of 'Compassion in Action'

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life – Developing a ‘To Be’ List by Liz Lord, MYRIAD School Liaison at the OMC

Mindfulness in Everyday Life – Developing a ‘To Be’ List by Liz Lord, MYRIAD School Liaison at the OMC

Have you thought about trading in your 'to do' list for a 'to be' list?

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Engaging Young People with Brain Development and Mindfulness Research

Engaging Young People with Brain Development and Mindfulness Research

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre is launching an innovative programme of activities to engage young people with research into the teenage brain giving students opportunities to learn about and reflect on brain development and how it influences behaviour, emotions, and thinking

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Impressions from the International Conference on Mindfulness, Amsterdam 2018 by Pilar Puig

Impressions from the International Conference on Mindfulness, Amsterdam 2018 by Pilar Puig

Pilar Puig, who will begin our MSt in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy this autumn, shares her impressions from this year's ICM conference in Amsterdam.

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A Workshop with Jack Kornfield in Oxford by the OMC’s Alice Tickell

A Workshop with Jack Kornfield in Oxford by the OMC’s Alice Tickell

The OMC's Alice Tickell provides a personal perspective on Jack Kornfield's recent workshop in Oxford.

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