Catch up with Research Forum magazine

Friday, 02 June 2017

Rf Spring 2017

The latest edition of Research Forum, the magazine showcasing research excellence at Oxford Brookes University is now available.

Once more the edition focusses on Oxford Brookes’ Research Excellence Awards, launched last year they are part of the University’s commitment to supporting research-active academics.

There were 23 award recipients from across the University and this edition of Research Forum looks at another four of them, their current research and how the funding will enhance this further.

You can download a copy of the magazine (PDF).

Professor Linda King, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships said: “We lead with research by Dr Simon White, Reader in Romantic and 19th century literature, who discusses a new book exploring the representation of witchcraft and magical beliefs in regional fiction from the 19th and early 20th century.

“We also explore anorexia in ageing and the research being undertaken by Dr Miriam Clegg, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition, to investigate the relationship between appetite, physical activity and ageing.

We also explore anorexia in ageing and the research being undertaken by Dr Miriam Clegg, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition, to investigate the relationship between appetite, physical activity and ageing.

Professor Linda King, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships, Oxford Brookes University

"There is also influential research into the testing of car emissions by Dr Fabrizio Bonatesta, Senior Lecturer in Thermofluids and ongoing work assessing the impact of economic crisis on the volatility of stock markets and banking shares by Dr Dimitrios Asteriou, Programme Lead for Economics."

If you have any comments or suggestions about the magazine or want to know more about any of the research taking place at Oxford Brookes please get in touch via  researchforum@brookes.ac.uk

Previous copies of Research Forum can be found on the University’s research webpages.

In March this year the 32 successful recipients of the Research Excellence Awards for 2017 were announced.