News from 2023

Oxford Brookes University news from 2023

02 February 2023

Hedgehog friendly Oxford Brookes University recognised with national award

Hedgehogs are assured of a warm welcome at Oxford Brookes after the university received recognition from a national charity.

A hedgehog

31 January 2023

Oxford Brookes University supports Royal Navy submariners’ epic 3,000-mile ocean rowing challenge

Royal Navy submariners used hi-tech kit from Oxford Brookes University to monitor their physical performance during the gruelling 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Rowing Challenge.

The HMS Oardacious team

30 January 2023

Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes is new Chair of Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Professor Alistair Fitt, the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, has been announced as the new Chair of the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP). 

Professor Alistair FItt

27 January 2023

Oxford Brookes helping to train the next generation of football coaches to support local community

Oxford Brookes University is helping to inspire the next generation of football coaches by offering a coaching workshop at a youth volunteering event.

Image of aspiring football coaches

26 January 2023

Rise in industrial action in the UK to be explored by trade union activists and academics

A rise in trade union activism in the UK during an era of high inflation and a decline in real wages is being researched by academics at Oxford Brookes University.

Dr Andrea Bernadi

18 January 2023

New free packs developed by early-years experts help parents support infants’ development

Hundreds of new resource packs developed by a team including researchers from Oxford Brookes University and the University of Oxford are being distributed to families with babies and toddlers. 

Dr Nayeli Gonzalez-Gomez, (right) and Dr Alex Hendry, with some of the colourful books and resources from the packs.

17 January 2023

New research study launched by Oxford Brookes University to examine food wastage and ways to reduce

A new research survey led by Oxford Brookes University aims to find ways of tackling food waste in the hospitality industry.

Food at Oxford Brookes University

12 January 2023

New business award is sponsored by Oxford Brookes Business School

Businesses in Oxfordshire that have a positive impact on the local community, economy and environment will be competing for a new award, sponsored by Oxford Brookes Business School, at this year’s Oxfordshire Business Awards.

Guests at last year's Oxfordshire Business Awards dinner

09 January 2023

Oxford Brookes Business School pops up at Westgate shopping centre

Small business owners can receive free advice from Oxford Brookes Business School on how to grow their business at a pop up event this week.

Oxford Brookes Business School Pop Up

09 January 2023

Oxford Brookes student wins prestigious award for report into work with endangered monkeys

An Oxford Brookes student has won the Lord Mayor of London’s 800th Anniversary Trust Award following a research expedition investigating endangered monkeys in Mexico.

Caitlin is on the right with the Lord Mayor of London