News from 2023

Oxford Brookes University news from 2023

15 May 2023

International ties strengthened as Oxford Brookes welcomes Chengdu University of Technology

The longstanding teaching partnership between Oxford Brookes University and Chengdu University of Technology was further strengthened last week with an official visit from a Chinese delegation to the University’s Headington Campus.

Oxford Brookes University and Chengdu University of Technology staff meet on campus

02 May 2023

Oxford Brookes marketing students working with tech giant JVC to shape new wearable technology range

Students at Oxford Brookes University have partnered with tech giant JVCKENWOOD UK to help the company research and suggest a new wearable technology range.

Oxford Brookes students with JVC representitives

26 April 2023

Oxford Brookes University celebrates the Eurovision Song Contest

As the UK prepares to host the Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool on behalf of Ukraine next month, with the final taking place on 13 May, Oxford Brookes University is hosting a special discussion to celebrate the occasion.

Dr Dai Griffiths and Kirsten Etheridge

20 April 2023

BROOKESbuses to go electric and support Oxford’s net zero targets

As the world prepares to celebrate Earth Day this Saturday (22 April), Oxford’s ambitious Net Zero goals have been boosted with the announcement that all of the city’s BROOKESbuses will move to a fleet of new electric buses.

The BrookesBus service

17 April 2023

Festival at Oxford Brookes University celebrates the importance and impact of creative industries

Thought-provoking music, talks, performances and much more are part of Oxford Brookes University’s Creative Industries Festival which takes place next month.

A dramatic scene from a theatrical performance

06 April 2023

Oxford Brookes’ green credentials recognised at prestigious awards ceremony

Oxford Brookes University has been recognised for its Net Zero emissions commitments at a prestigious awards ceremony, after implementing a heating system that will reduce carbon emissions on campus by up to 20%.

Oxford Brookes University representitives at the award ceremony

03 April 2023

New simulation ambulance enhances training for student paramedics at Oxford Brookes University

Student paramedics, nurses and midwives at Oxford Brookes University can experience life-like emergency and urgent care scenarios thanks to a new simulation ambulance.

Oxford Brookes students with the simulation ambulance

29 March 2023

New study at Oxford Brookes University to examine link between diet and multiple sclerosis

A new study aims to find specific diets that could improve the quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis.

Salmon with fresh salad vegetables

27 March 2023

Covid pandemic highlighted the need for more school nurses

More school nurses are needed to carry out vital child protection work, research by Oxford Brookes University and the University of Birmingham with the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has revealed.

Nursing symbols

23 March 2023

Oxford Brookes music lecturer researches the music used to depict characters in video games

The music used in the popular video game The Lord of The Rings Online to represent good and evil characters raises moral and ethical questions about cultural appropriation, according to research by a lecturer from Oxford Brookes University.

Dr Matt Lawson teaching at Oxford Brookes University