The impact of childhood and teenage anxiety disorders on later life – new research
26 April 2023
New research has found that the consequences of anxiety disorders in young people can include mental health issues in adulthood, lower grades at school and lower earnings.
Elephant seals drift off to sleep while diving far below the ocean surface
21 April 2023
A new analysis of elephant seal brainwave patterns has revealed that these mammals take short naps while holding their breath on deep dives, averaging just 2 hours of sleep per day during their long trips at sea. The findings have been published today in the journal Science.
Community play packs inspire families to be more playful at home
16 February 2023
A project led by Alex Hendry working with Oxford Brookes has engaged with parents and early years practitioners in a bid to help families spend more time playing with their children.
Life and Mind Building construction tops out
16 February 2023
Another milestone was reached this week with the topping out ceremony of the new Life and Mind Building.
Daniel Freeman to join EP as Professor of Psychology!
23 January 2023
We are delighted to announce that we are starting the new year with a new appointment – Daniel Freeman has just been appointed as our new Professor of Psychology, joining us from the Psychiatry Department.
In Memoriam: Mark Stokes
14 January 2023
After a long battle with cancer, we are deeply saddened that our friend and colleague, Mark Stokes, passed away on 13 January. Kia Nobre pays tribute to him.
International Stammering Awareness Day
21 October 2022
International Stammering Awareness Day is 22 October and this year's theme is "Being Seen, Being Heard – Representation and normalisation of stuttering in the mainstream."
Oxford gets £122m funding for healthcare research
14 October 2022
Health and care research in Oxford is to receive £122 million in government funding over the next five years to improve diagnosis, treatment and care for NHS patients.
New insights gained into how the brain encodes information about the world
27 September 2022
Scientists have developed a new way to test the theory that active neurons can change what they signal in the world, rather than keeping a stable correspondence to things (such as a features of an object, or ideas).