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

New Project Manager opportunity – Join our team!

New Project Manager opportunity – Join our team!

The OMC is developing a new suite of programmes for new populations and contexts and across the life span to increase the accessibility of MBCT and train the next generation of MBCT teachers. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director to deliver multiple strategic projects across the centre.

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OMC Funded Accessibility Projects – The Mindful Choice

OMC Funded Accessibility Projects – The Mindful Choice

In line with our charitable aims we support training, activities or initiatives which widen access to, and participation in, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and practices. Our Accessibility Fund grants are given on the expectation of clear impact, outcomes and/or key learnings. Applications to the Accessibility fund are reviewed by Oxford Mindfulness Foundation Board members, OMC staff and external advisers.

Here, we highlight recent projects supported by the accessibility fund.

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OMC Funded Accessibility Projects – Mindful Families

OMC Funded Accessibility Projects – Mindful Families

In line with our charitable aims we support training, activities or initiatives which widen access to, and participation in, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and practices. Our Accessibility Fund grants are given on the expectation of clear impact, outcomes and/or key learnings. Applications to the Accessibility fund are reviewed by Oxford Mindfulness Foundation Board members, OMC staff and external advisers.

Here, we highlight a recent project supported by the accessibility fund.

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Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology – by Christina Feldman and Willem Kuyken

Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology – by Christina Feldman and Willem Kuyken

How does mindfulness promote psychological well-being? What are its core mechanisms? What value do contemplative practices add to approaches that are already effective? From leading meditation teacher Christina Feldman and distinguished psychologist Willem Kuyken Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology, provides a uniquely integrative perspective on mindfulness and its applications.

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Expanding MBCT to Latin America: Training will now be available in Uruguay

Expanding MBCT to Latin America: Training will now be available in Uruguay

Matilde Elices, a Uruguayan psychologist and mindfulness teacher, explains the collaboration with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC, University of Oxford) to deliver MBCT training in Uruguay (Latin America) for the first time.

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A message to all Mindfulness Teachers

A message to all Mindfulness Teachers

Do you teach mindfulness? Are you based in the UK? Would you like your thoughts, experiences, and views about the past, present and future of mindfulness to be represented in a landmark study?
We invite all teachers of mindfulness in the UK to take part in a Mapping Mindfulness project. If you teach mindfulness and are based in the UK, we encourage you to complete an online survey.

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Future of Mindfulness research at Oxford secured with new professorship

Future of Mindfulness research at Oxford secured with new professorship

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.

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MBCT Accessibility Fund 2019 – open for applications

MBCT Accessibility Fund 2019 – open for applications

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre Accessibility Fund is now accepting applications for 2019.

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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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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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