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New online tool for child anxiety could expand access to child mental health services

Research Highlights

New research from the University of Oxford has revealed that an online programme that empowers parents to apply Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) principles in their child’s day to day lives is just as effective as traditional talking therapies for child anxiety problems.

Welcome Prof Shelley McKeown Jones

Research Highlights Strategic Developments

Fellow and Tutor in Experimental Psychology with Lady Margaret Hall joining us from Bristol

Prestigious prize for Asifa Majid

Awards and Honours

Our Professor of Cognitive Science, has been awarded the prestigious Elman prize

Virtual Reality technology to treat agoraphobia approved

Research Highlights

For the first time a virtual reality treatment (VR) has been recommended for use in NHS mental health services.

Farewell to the Le Gros Clark Building

Strategic Developments

We say goodbye to a building that has been central through our development as DPAG

Launch of innovative new study to tackle mental health inequalities

Research Highlights Strategic Developments

An innovative new study working with diverse people living with psychosis and other long-term physical health conditions.

Brain Health Innovation Summit

Events Strategic Developments

Where expertise meets innovation:a taskforce driving brain health research

Preventive Neurology Public Engagement Day

Public Engagement

Our team visited Templars Square shopping centre on Wednesday the 21st November 2023.

New survey reveals that a quarter of UK adults mistrust others

Research Highlights

A major new survey of trust and mistrust in the UK has revealed that a quarter of respondents mistrustful of other people.

Taking a statin at the same time as an antidepressant leads to better treatment adherence

New study by Oxford University shows that taking a statin at the same time as an antidepressant leads to better treatment adherence, which may be of importance to people with depression.

Professor Rebeccah Slater presented with Excellent Supervisor Award

Awards and Honours

Rebeccah Slater, Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience, Senior Wellcome Fellow and Chair of the Department of Paediatrics’ Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee, has been presented with the Excellent Supervisor Award by the Head of the Medical Sciences Division (MSD).

Finnish Ambassador visits NDCN

International

NDCN hosted a networking event with a delegation from the Finnish embassy and a group of University of Oxford students from Finland.

Professor David M Clark joins Oxford Health as Non-Executive Director

Awards and Honours Strategic Developments

The Emeritus Professor of Experimental Psychology took up his role on 17 July 2023.

University of Oxford and Selvita collaborate to advance potential therapeutics for Parkinson's Disease

Strategic Developments

The University of Oxford and Selvita (WSE: SLV), one of the largest contract research organisations in Europe, are collaborating on drug discovery in the area of Parkinson's disease

“Looking back on my childhood, I can’t ever remember a time when I didn’t feel negative."

Research Highlights

A data scientist who was able to return to work after taking medication for severe depression as part of an Oxford research trial has urged others to consider taking part in studies.

Brain and mental health innovation at Oxford

Research Highlights Strategic Developments

Mental Health and Dementia are a global healthcare crisis, affecting over one billion people worldwide. Of those, over 400 million people are on the Alzheimer's disease continuum, with one person diagnosed every three seconds, and the figure expected to rise as the global population of those over 60 is set to double by 2050.

Colin Espie becomes a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Awards and Honours

Professor Espie is one of eight Oxford researchers to become Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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