May 2018: Mental health awareness week
The Orange Lab is involved in understanding how we can better support young people at risk of developing depression due to stressful experiences like bullying - see our research in the Publications link.
May 2018: Changing Lives - what enables children who have experienced adversity to thrive?
Check out our video from our Changing Lives event to hear more about what leading researchers and charities think are key priorities for understanding what enables children who have experienced adversity to thrive. Video link here.
April 2018: Dr Lucy Bowes receives Springboard Award from Academy of Medical Sciences.
Dr Lucy Bowes has received a Springboard Award from the Academy of Medical Sciences to develop an exciting new virtual reality study on bullying and peer interactions, in collaboration with colleagues at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. Lookout for opportunities soon!
Feb 2018: OrangeLab contributes to YoungMinds Addressing Adversity campaign
Research on resilience to early life adversity from the OrangeLab was included in a new publication by the brilliant charity YoungMinds - download the ebook here.
October 2017: OrangeLab welcomes Urska Kosir
The oRANGE lab welcomes our new ESRC- funded PhD student, Urska Kosir, who will be conducting important research on the mental health and wellbeing of adolescent cancer survivors.
August 2017: Dr Lucy Bowes receives funding for the "Changing Lives" project from the Calleva Foundation
Lucy has received funding from the Calleva Foundation for important research on risk and resilience to adverse childhood experiences across the life course. Lookout for more news and opportunities on our "Changing Lives" project soon!
July 2017: Face to Face bullying much more common than cyberbullying
Our research on bullying was summarised on the NHS Choices site.
More than 110,000 young people in the UK were asked about recent bullying experiences - and over 30% reported that they had been regularly bullied in the past couple of months. We need more evidence-based bullying interventions in the UK!
19th Apr 2016 Talking Humanities blog: Children's voices at the heart of research on childhood adversity
Dr Lucy Bowes, associate professor in the department of experimental psychology, Dr Sian Pooley associate professor in the faculty of history, and PhD students Michelle Degli Esposti (experimental psychology) and Jono Taylor (history), discuss their interdisciplinary research project, based at the University of Oxford. This examines how (and how far) people who experienced adversity in childhood were affected by these experiences across the course of their lives.
28th Aug 2015 The Week: Goths 'at greater risk of depression'
Survey of 3,694 young people in Bristol finds link between goth subculture and depression in teenagers.
8th Sept 2014 BBC News: Sibling bullying increases depression risk
Being bullied regularly by a sibling could put children at risk of depression when they are older, a study led by the University of Oxford suggests.