News articles from 2012 and earlier

    • Applications hold up in tough climate

      Applications to Oxford Brookes University for September 2012 entry are up on last year.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:20 GMT

    • Progress for proposed Swindon University Technical College

      A new University Technical College (UTC) proposed for Swindon took one step closer to becoming reality this month.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:19 GMT

    • Join the debate on UK media post-hacking

      One of the nation's leading newsreaders from the past decade will be sparking debate at Oxford Brookes this month on the media landscape following recent hacking revelations.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:04 GMT

    • Brookes backs sustainable vehicle street race

      Oxford Brookes University and Oxford University will help determine the criteria to measure the sustainability of the vehicles for the race planned for 2013.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:18 GMT

    • Protecting the world's only poisonous primate

      In a captivating and emotional hour-long BBC2 documentary airing next week (8pm, Wednesday 25 January), Oxford Brookes' Dr Anna Nekaris explains why this fascinating species faces a threat to its very existence due to the illegal pet-trade.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:17 GMT

    • International award for bringing biology to wider audience

      Oxford Brookes' Dr Anne Osterrieder has been awarded the Society for Experimental Biology's (SEB) prestigious President's Medal in recognition for her work in increasing public understanding of biology.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:16 GMT

    • Four awards, two prestigious posts for Knowledge Transfer Associates

      Four Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associates from Brookes have won national acclaim and awards.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:13 GMT

    • Preventing drug use - what works?

      A paper, co-authored by Oxford Brookes Professor Dr David Foxcroft, on evidence for effective drug interventions has today been published by The Lancet.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:12 GMT

    • Oxford Brookes wins Good Farm Animal Welfare Award

      Oxford Brookes University has won a Good Dairy Award from leading farm animal welfare charity, Compassion in World Farming, for the sourcing of the food provided by Chartwells' catering team. Last year over 31,000 litres of organic milk were purchased for Oxford Brookes, improving the lives of 120 dairy cows as a result.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:10 GMT

    • 1m grant awarded for the effects of alcohol education on children

      Alcohol misuse by young people in the UK is amongst the highest in Europe. Despite some signs that overall levels are falling, the amount of alcohol consumed by those who drink remains high.
      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:10:09 GMT