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Symposium 2016


This symposium seeks to provide an interdisciplinary forum for networking, the sharing of existing research activity and the development of new ideas for quality research in the field of mindfulness. Those who are active in or planning research concerning mindfulness within the university and beyond are invited to attend. As places are limited, please register early.

Key Speakers

Mr Chris Ruane (Honarary President of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Mindfulness)

Professor Richard Hasting (University of Warwick)

Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown (University of Warwick)

Dr Peter Malinowski (Liverpool John Moores University)

Katherine Clarke (University College London)


09:00 - 09:30 Registration and posters

09:30 - 09:40 Introduction

09:40 - 10:00 Chris Ruane - A wider global vision for mindfulness: From qualty research to policy making

10:00 - 10:20 Richard Hastings - Group-based mindfulness interventions for parents of children with developmental disabilities

10:20 - 10:40 Sarah Stewart-Brown - Mindfulness in medical education

10:40 - 11:00 Questions and coments

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee and posters

11:30 - 11:50 Katherine Clarke - Preventing relapse after depression: Is MBCT the answer?

11:50 - 12:10 Peter Malinowski - Mindfulness research: The state of the art

12:10 - 12:20 Questions and comments

12:20 - 13:30 Workshop - Conducting high quality mindfulness research

13:30 - 13:50 Key thoughts from the workshop

13:50 - 14:00 Poster competition results and close

*Buffet lunch will be available from 12:20


29th September 2016

09:30 to 13:40

Radcliffe House


Register here

Poster Submission

Attendees are invited to submit a poster giving the details of previous, active or planned research in mindfulness. Posters for research ideas are also welcome.

Posters should be presented as one A3 sheet but 2 A3 sheets may be used if required.

Attendees should bring their posters with them on the day and they will be showcased throughout the symposium.