‘Mindfulness’ and cognitive therapies for depression
Genetic and molecular neurobiology of schizophrenia
Brain mechanisms of emotion
Neuropsychology of antidepressant treatments
Affective disorders and dementia in old age
Social psychiatry and health services research
Evidence-based mental health
Neuroscience of depression and bipolar disorder
Cognitive factors and mental imagery in cognitive therapy
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Social behaviour in depression
Suicide and deliberate self-harm
Cognitive approaches to psychosis
Psychological medicine research
Neuroscience of inhibition and mood disorders
How to Apply
The deadline for the DPhil and MSc (R) courses is 10 January 2014. After this date, please contact the department directly to find out if applications are still being accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for most
scholarships (Clarendon, Schatcherd European and Rhodes) must be
submitted by the January deadline).
The standard set of materials you should send
with any application to a research course comprises:
detailing your university-level qualifications and marks to
The research proposal for applicants to the DPhil and MSc (R) in Psychiatry should
normally be two pages in length, covering areas such as
the background to the
research, methodology, expected results and the contribution to the
field of learning.
The Cairns Library in the John Radcliffe Hospital covers the range of psychiatric and psychological topics. Staff and students have access to a number of research facilities including:
The Oxford Neurodevelopmental Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Centre
The Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR)
The Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB) at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
The Department has strong links with the Department of Experimental Psychology and Oxford Internet Institute (OII), and is home to the Oxford Clinical Trials Unit for Mental Illness (OCTUMI), a UKCRN registered clinical trials unit.