Student visiting Scheme with Oxford Mindfulness Centre
The Department of Psychology (PSI) and Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) at the University of Oxford have made a 4- year collaboration (2014-2018) contract. The Student visiting Scheme is part of this.
What is it?
What will you be doing at the OMC?
- Receive tutorials for academic supervision
- Attend Departmental seminars and research meetings at the OMC
- Unique opportunity to do 8-week MBCT course led by experienced mindfulness teachers
Who may apply?
DClinPsych students (‘profesjonsstudenter’) from semester 4-6 and PSI PhD candidates will be prioritised, however Masters Students with research interests within the OMC remit may also apply.
Students and PhD candidates employed at PSI with an interest in:
- Mechanisms underlying sustained vulnerability to depression and suicidality and their treatment
- Experimental psychopathology approaches to psychopathology
- Mindfulness-based approaches to treatment of affective disorders
International learning context
- Online application via link (internet form)
- Signed letter of Support from supervisor (should include one from permanent staff at PSI)
- Proposed solutions as to how you may proceed your PSI work while visiting Oxford
By proposed solutions we mean you should look at your courses for the relevant semester, identify work load and what you will miss of obligatory activity at PSI.
DClinPsych students that are offered and accept place at respective term will receive NOK 35 000 scholarship to cover travel/accommodation costs. MA and Phd candidates may apply to the Department for funding using NRCs rates for visiting abroad: NOK 16 000 (single) / 31 000 (family) per month.
Other funding opportunities not associated with this scheme but linked to Oxford, see Norway Scholarship at Wadham College, Oxford University, deadline October 15th.
University of Oxford
- 2nd in the World University Rankings
- 39 colleges which together make up Oxford University
- Oldest colleges were established in 1249
- There are over 22,000 students, including approx.12,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students
Oxford Mindfulness Centre
- International Centre of Excellence within University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry
- Translational research
- Using experimental psychopathology designs
- Pioneering theoretical development as well as clinical interventions aimed at preventing and alleviating recurrent depression and suicidality
- Clinical interventions
- Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy delivered to people with recurrent depression via the NHS, to the general public and to students
- Recurrent depression and suicidality, long term medical conditions
- Teacher training: MSt in MBCT, foundation course, supervision