News from 2023

Oxford Brookes University news from 2023

01 November 2023

Oxford Brookes launches new Defence & Security Research centre

Oxford Brookes University has launched an innovative new research centre focusing on matters of defence and security.

Oxford Brookes University campus

23 October 2023

Oxford Brookes Professor contributes to UK Parliament report on indoor air quality

A professor from Oxford Brookes University has contributed to a new research briefing for the UK Parliament examining how indoor air pollutants affect people’s health.

Professor Rajat Gupta of Oxford Brookes University

17 October 2023

Research from Oxford Brookes University showcases parkrun’s success in engaging volunteers

The benefits of volunteering at a parkrun have been highlighted by an Oxford Brookes academic as a shining example of a non-profit organisation engaging with communities.

A group of parkrun volunteers

12 October 2023

Ghosts and the supernatural: three Oxford Brookes University experts discuss their research

Why are we fascinated by the supernatural? Three Oxford Brookes University academics discuss what the concept of ghosts - real or a figment of our imaginations - tells us about history, psychology and our own relationship with grief, loss and mortality.

Professor Johannes Dillinger

11 October 2023

Course launched in partnership with Oxford Brookes to help girls tackle sexism

Oxford Brookes University academics have joined forces with award-winning social enterprise Sex Ed Matters, to create a free course designed to equip girls with the skills to tackle gender stereotypes.

Hannah Yelin and Michele Paule

09 October 2023

Support for students and staff affected by the conflict in Israel and Gaza

Oxford Brookes is a global University and we recognise that the conflict in Israel and Gaza is distressing for many members of our community. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by recent events in the region.

Brookes logo

04 October 2023

Oxford Brookes gives unused furniture a new life by donating to the community

Oxford Brookes University is giving a second life to unused items of furniture by donating them to the local community.

Second-hand furniture from Oxford Brookes University in use at Oxfordshire Youth

02 October 2023

Pioneering Black women the focus of Black History Month celebrations at Oxford Brookes University

'Celebrating our Sisters' is the theme of Black History Month at Oxford Brookes University this October with talks, courses, events, art exhibitions and a poetry competition all taking place.

Mrs Williams stood in front of a car

29 September 2023

Oxford Brookes ranked highly for third year in a row in latest Knowledge Exchange Framework results

Oxford Brookes University has once again performed strongly in Research England’s Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF), an annual national-level assessment of how universities benefit the economy and society.

General view of Oxford Brookes University

29 September 2023

Delegations from Oxford Brookes University visit Global Teaching Partnerships in China and Kenya

Two delegations of senior representatives from Oxford Brookes University recently travelled to China and Kenya to attend graduation ceremonies at Chengdu University of Technology and Nairobi Hospice.

A large group of staff and graduates in Chengdu