New Crowdfunding Website for Beckley/Imperial Psilocybin Study

August 30, 2014 Uncategorized

New website to help raise funds for the Beckley Foundation/Imperial College Psychopharmacological Research Programme. ‘Psychedelicscience.org.uk was founded by Dr Robin Carhart-Harris in August 2014. Robin is a psychopharmacologist working at Imperial College London in the Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology, on scientific research with psychedelic drugs. Professor David Nutt is the Edmond J Safra Chair in Neuropsychopharmacology at […]

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Alcohol vs Magic Mushrooms (Infographic)

August 25, 2014 Uncategorized
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Meet Dr Robin Carhart-Harris: the first scientist in over 40 years to test LSD on humans

August 17, 2014 Beckley in the Media

In this article, Dr Robin Carhart-Harris talks to the Independent Newspaper about ‘fighting the establishment, battling preconceptions and breaking down egos’. As a Beckley Foundation fellow, Amanda has always worked closely with Carhart-Harris and his team, and looks forward to continuing to do so as the Beckley/Imperial Psychedelic Research Programme continues to reach new heights. […]

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Amanda’s Video Tribute for Sasha Shulgin

August 3, 2014 Uncategorized

Today is the memorial service for the great chemist, thinker and ‘doer’: Sasha Shulgin. This is Amanda with a few words on Sasha; his generosity of spirit, his humble academic prowess and his warm sense of humour. He was a very good friend of Amanda’s, and will be sorely missed, both in this capacity and […]

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Beckley/Imperial Psychedelic Research Programme Releases New Research

June 16, 2014 Uncategorized

The effects of psilocybin and MDMA on between-network resting state functional connectivity in healthy volunteers Leor Roseman, Robert Leech, Amanda Feilding, David J. Nutt, and Robin L. Carhart-Harris In this new piece of research from the Beckley/Imperial Psychedelic research programme (published in Frontiers journal), the authors describe the differences in resting-state functional connectivity under two different psychoactive drugs (MDMA and […]

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Video: Ann and Sahsa Shulgin describing the ‘Shulgin Scale’ at Beckley Park

June 13, 2014 Uncategorized

  We are uploading this video in loving memory of Sasha, who died last week. He is a close friend of the Foundation, and one of our early scientific advisers. Amanda Feilding, Director of Beckley, on the sad death of her dear friend Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin: Sasha and Ann are two of my most beloved […]

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Licensing and Regulation of the Cannabis Market

May 27, 2014 Cannabis Commission Featured

A new report from the Beckley Foundation: Licensing and Regulation of the Cannabis Market in England and Wales: Towards a Cost/Benefit Analysis         Groundbreaking New Study , Commissioned by the Beckley Foundation and carried out by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex UK   

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Beckley at the ISSDP Conference in Rome

May 21, 2014 Uncategorized

Beckley Director, Amanda Feilding, is in Rome for the 8th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP). It looks set to be a very interesting week, and our very own man in Rome (Juan) will be keeping us updated with tweets throughout the week. Join @BeckleyDrugs for updates live […]

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Amanda Feilding Talking Tonight at ‘Neurons to Nirvana’ Premier

May 12, 2014 Uncategorized

  Beckley Director, Amanda Feilding and Beckley scientific advisor, David Nutt, will tonight talk at a special premier screening of ‘Neuron’s to Nirvana’ – the film explores the history of five powerful psychedelic substances (LSD, Psilocybin, MDMA, Ayahuasca and Cannabis) and their now established medicinal potential. Amanda is featured in the film, which is available […]

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World Ayahuasca Conference

April 30, 2014 Global Policy News

The World Ayahuasca Conference is co-sponsored by the Beckley Foundation. In the last decade, the interest and use of ayahuasca has expanded exponentially. This phenomenon has both activated the advancement of scientific research into its effects, risks and therapeutic potential, as well as serious legal, ethical and sustainability challenges. The World Ayahuasca Conference 2014, organized […]

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