Latest edition of Research Forum magazine out now

Friday, 04 November 2016

Research Forum Autumn 2016

The Autumn 2016 edition of Research Forum, the magazine showcasing research excellence at Oxford Brookes University is now available.

You can read it online or download it (PDF).

This edition focusses on Oxford Brookes’ Research Excellence Awards, newly launched in July they are part of the University’s commitment to supporting research-active academics.

There were 23 award recipients from across the University and this edition of Research Forum looks at four of them, their current research and how the funding will enhance this further.

Professor Linda King, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships said: “We lead with the hard-hitting research by Professor Roger Griffin into understanding the mindset of a terrorist and how this could help with spotting the early signs of radicalisation.

“Dr Ulrike Fasbender, Senior Lecturer in Human Resources Management explains a project to support late career development, particularly in increasingly an age diverse workforce.

We lead with the hard-hitting research by Professor Roger Griffin into understanding the mindset of a terrorist and how this could help with spotting the early signs of radicalisation.

Professor Linda King, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Global Partnerships, Oxford Brookes University

“Dr Marcel Vellinga, Reader in Anthropology of Architecture, discusses his ambitious, global research project aiming to enhance the study of vernacular architecture; and psychology expert Professor Vincent Connelly outlines his research into military service and the unexplored demands faced by UK Reservists and their families.”

If you have any comments or suggestions about the magazine or want to know more about any of the research taking place at Oxford Brookes please get in touch via researchforum@brookes.ac.uk

The next edition of Research Forum will be out Spring 2017.

Last month the University was delighted to retain its HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission. The award recognises the University’s commitment to supporting the personal, professional and career development of its research-active staff.

Oxford Brookes is one of now 100 universities in the UK who have achieved this Award.

You can read more in the news story online.