News from 2023

Oxford Brookes University news from 2023

21 August 2023

The popularity of onshore wind farms in rural areas revealed by Oxford Brookes research

Onshore wind farms as a sustainable solution to the energy crisis are more popular with the public than many people think, according to a study by a senior lecturer in psychology at Oxford Brookes University.

Wind turbines in the countryside

18 August 2023

Urgent enforcement is needed in Indonesia to prevent trade in endangered whale sharks

Authorities in Indonesia must act to enforce wildlife protection laws to protect endangered whale sharks, says an Oxford Brookes University professor.

A boy on a whale shark

15 August 2023

Clearing phone lines ready for prospective students at Oxford Brookes University

Dedicated volunteers at Oxford Brookes University are preparing to answer up to 3,000 phone calls from prospective students on results day 2023.

Part of the Oxford Brookes University Headington Campus

28 July 2023

Oxford Brookes Racing continues dominance at Formula Student with eight-trophy haul

Engineering students at Oxford Brookes University continued their dominance at Formula Student UK with this year’s biggest haul of trophies at the annual competition.

Oxford Brookes Racing at the Silverstone track

27 July 2023

WillowSpace sculpture to be unveiled at an Oxford Brookes pollinator meadow

Artists, conservationists, staff and students are preparing for the official opening of the inspirational new WillowSpace sculpture at Oxford Brookes University.

The interior of the WillowSpace structure

25 July 2023

Oxford Brookes University featuring on BBC quiz show University Challenge

A team of Oxford Brookes University students will be testing their general knowledge on one of television’s toughest quiz shows, University Challenge.

Oxford Brookes students on the set of University Challenge, with host Amol Rajan.

19 July 2023

Expert opinion: Dr Stuart Whigham on Victoria withdrawing from hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

As the city of Victoria in Australia announces it is withdrawing from hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2026, Dr Stuart Whigham, a Senior Lecturer in Sport at Oxford Brookes University, says the prestige of the Games is diminishing.

Dr Stuart Whigham of Oxford Brookes University

18 July 2023

Giant ox sculptures to take over Oxford in event supported by Oxford Brookes

More than 30 life-sized ox sculptures will take over the streets of Oxford next year in an event supported by Oxford Brookes University.

A sculpture of an ox

13 July 2023

Oxford Brookes academic says GP surgeries must do more to warn black men about prostate cancer

An Oxford Brookes University academic says there is an urgent need for GP surgeries in the UK to do more to warn men of African and Caribbean heritage about the dangers of prostate cancer.

Dr Obrey Alexis and Dr William Garbah campaigning in Basingstoke

12 July 2023

Oxford Brookes University research reveals nurse cadet schemes can support recruitment

The first ever international study of nurse cadet schemes, carried out by academics at Oxford Brookes University, shows how these schemes support the Government’s 50,000 Nurses programme.

A hospital ward