The Mindfulness Association collaborates with the University of Aberdeen in the MSc Studies in Mindfulness Masters degree programme. It also collaborates with the University of the West of Scotland in the (Teaching) Mindfulness and Compassion Masters degree programme. This has resulted in the fostering of a community mindfulness researchers.
With over 500 students taught on these programmes, there have been many diverse research projects investigating the application of mindfulness in a variety of workplace settings.
Moreover, The Mindfulness Association has also been conducting research into the charitable work of The Everyone Project: a project, which offers the eight-week Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC) to groups who are not otherwise able to access a mindfulness course. These groups might include those on a low wage or unemployed, poor and/or isolated elderly people, volunteers, carers and disability groups.
Also, the MA has and continues to sponsor various PhDs in Studies in Mindfulness through the University of Aberdeen. and also with the University of Lincoln.