The OMC provides insight on research, training, and the latest news and information across the field of mindfulness.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
New Mindfulness Practice App and Research Project, by Christine Parsons
A new app for Mindfulness teachers to use with their students may help answer important questions about the frequency and timing of student practice. Find out how you can get involved.Read More
Reflections on ACCESS MBCT’s First Year of Service, by Zindel Segal
Zindel Segal looks back on the first year of ACCESS MBCT, considers how the membership has grown and looks ahead to plans for the website's future.Read More
Mindfulness without Borders – trauma adapted mindfulness for displaced people
A project which explores whether a trauma adapted mindfulness skills training could offer a new approach to improving the well-being of displaced people. The project was funded by the OMC Access Fund.Read More
MBCT Accessibility Fund 2019 – open for applications
The Oxford Mindfulness Centre Accessibility Fund is now accepting applications for 2019.Read More
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.Read More