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Statement in response to recent media coverage

The Alexander Mosley Charitable Trust notes recent media coverage. The Trust abhors racism in all its forms including the thuggery and violence of Oswald Mosley’s fascist movement.  None of the funds received or distributed by the trust were the proceeds of fascism.The Trust carries the name of Alexander Mosley who died tragically young in 2009 after Read more…

By Horatio Mortimer, ago
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Results published of clinical trial of Psilocybin for treating depression

Researchers at Imperial College have published results of a clinical trial comparing treatment using psilocybin (the active psychedelic element of Magic Mushrooms) with Escitalopram, a leading anti-depressant drug. The study although small (59 patients),  found no significant difference in the efficacy of the two treatments, and no adverse side effects. Given Read more…

By Horatio Mortimer, ago
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New student accommodation at St Peter’s College

Thanks to a donation from the Trust, a new student accommodation block will begin construction shortly at St Peter’s College, Oxford, where Alexander was an undergraduate. The college said that the new building will make a transformative difference both to the feel of the College estate and to their capacity to Read more…

By AMCT, ago
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Children’s Radio Foundation

The Trust is supporting the Children’s Radio Foundation, which trains children to create and broadcast radio in South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Liberia and DRC. Learning the journalistic skills of interviewing, researching, and producing a radio show is empowering for the children, building up confidence and communication skills. It Read more…

By Horatio Mortimer, ago
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Foundation Year at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford

The Alexander Mosley Charitable Trust is funding two cohorts of students on the Foundation Year course at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. The LMH Foundation Year, established in 2016 is a one year, fully funded course for students from under-represented groups.  The course enables gifted students who have not had Read more…

By AMCT, ago
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Sure App for recovering from addiction

Action on Addiction and King’s College London’s Centre for Addiction Science have developed a mobile app to help people in recovery, supported by the Trust. The app helps people recovering from addictions to keep track of their sleeping patterns and also to keep a log of their recovery programme. It Read more…

By AMCT, ago
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Imperial launches Centre for Psychedelics Research

The new Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research will build on pioneering work in this area  at Imperial, including a clinical trial funded by the Trust that has made great progress towards developing psilocybin therapy into a licensed treatment for depression. It will also explore the potential for treating other conditions, Read more…

By AMCT, ago
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Psilocybin trials

The research programme the Trust has funded at Imperial College to test the efficacy of psilocybin as a treatment for depression has finally received all of the required approvals, and can begin recruiting participants. The trial will compare the results of psilocybin, the active ingredient in Magic Mushrooms, against Escitalopram, Read more…

By AMCT, ago