Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.
Skip to main content
Let2019s talk about loneliness 2013 the importance of social psychology

Let’s talk about loneliness – the importance of social psychology

Loneliness is an expanding challenge for health and care, and something that could affect any one of us at any point in our lives. This year’s focal point is about reducing the stigma about loneliness. We’re using the opportunity to shine a light on some social psychology research and how it can help tackle loneliness.

The planning fallacy three minute thesis competition winner

The Planning Fallacy - Three Minute Thesis

Media Outreach Public Engagement

Dyedra Morrisey, a DPhil student from Prof Robin Murphy's Computational Psychopathology lab has won 2nd place in the "3 Minute Thesis" competition. Her talk covered her research into the Planning Fallacy, where people's expectations on the completion of tasks and meeting deadlines vary, often wildly. With a useful addition of real-life examples where the planning fallacy manifests.

New bbc documentary of anxiety

BBC documentary on anxiety

Impact Media Public Engagement

As part of its Mental Health Season, BBC 1 showed their documentary on anxiety presented by Great British Bake Off Winner, Nadiya Hussain. the show featured Professor of Experimental Psychology, David Clark, who discusses with Nadiya the various features of anxiety.

The future of children and young people2019s mental health research at the university of oxford an interview with cathy creswell

The future of children and young people’s mental health research at the University of Oxford

Media Public Engagement Research

In her first interview since joining the University of Oxford, Cathy gives us a taster of what it's like researching psychological therapies for children and young people

The online psychologist

The online psychologist

Impact Media Research

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, we are exploring how the University of Oxford has been researching the potential of online psychological treatments to support better mental health care

Department member honoured by royal society

Department member honoured by Royal Society

Award Career Media

Professor Matthew Rushworth, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience has been honoured by the Royal Society by being elected a Fellow for his outstanding contributions to science

2018night time cat2019 a children2019s book to support improved grammar understanding

‘Night-time Cat’ - a children’s book to support improved grammar understanding

Media Public Engagement

Postdoctoral research associate publishes a children's book that enables greater exposure to complex grammar structures at a young age, supporting children's long-term reading and learning development.

University of oxford cognitive neuroscientist announced as an inaugural editor in chief of new open access journal

Exciting new open access journal now accepting submissions

General Media Research

Prof Kate Watkins, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience is the inaugural co-Editor-in-Chief of a new open access journal: the Neurobiology of Language.

Is child abuse on the increase?

Impact Publication Research

New research from the University of Oxford has found that since the 1900s there has been a large overall decrease in child abuse – but, worryingly, that trend may now be reversing.

Load More