Department of Biological and Medical Sciences

    • Professor in Biodiversity Conservation wins student award

      Professor in Biodiversity Conservation wins student award

      The Department of Biological and Medical Sciences is delighted to announce that Prof Stewart Thompson has been voted ‘Most inspirational Lecturer’ as part of the Oxford Brookes Student Union Teaching Awards.

    • Tiger Conservation in the 21st Century

      Tiger Conservation in the 21st Century

      Today tigers are in crisis for a number of inter-related reasons, some of which are the centre of much debate.

    • Biology Students’ Society wins award

      Biology Students’ Society wins award

      The Department of Biological and Medical Sciences would like to congratulate ‘The Biology Students Society’ who recently won the 'Best New Students’ Society' at the Oxford Brookes Student Union Awards.

    • Biotech partnership with India in search for sustainable fuels

      Biotech partnership with India in search for sustainable fuels

      Oxford Brookes University has joined forces with the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi to develop cheap and sustainable biofuels

    • Stargazing Live reveals wonders of the universe

      Stargazing Live reveals wonders of the universe

      Dr John Runions, better known as Dr Molecule to listeners of BBC Radio Oxford, last night hosted the Stargazing Live event for the South of England.

    • International award for bringing biology to wider audience

      Oxford Brookes' Dr Anne Osterrieder has been awarded the Society for Experimental Biology's (SEB) prestigious President's Medal in recognition for her work in increasing public understanding of biology.

    • Symposium success

      The School of Life Sciences held its annual Research Student Symposium, sponsored by the British Society for Cell Biology, on 25th January.

    • Visiting prof gives bio-advice to government

      David Hill, a visiting professor in ecology at Oxford Brookes University who also runs a consultancy on conservation issues, said money spent on conservation at development sites could often be better spent on extending existing nature reserves or Sites of Special Scientific Interest, or creating new ones in better locations.

    • PhD Student wins BSH prize

      PhD Student wins BSH prize

      Alice Gallienne, one of our 2nd year part-time PhD students, based at the National Haemoglobinopathy Reference Laboratory (part of the Molecular Haematology Group based at Churchill hospital) wins a British Society of Haematology prize.

    • Million ponds project

      Conservation organisations advise that frog spawn and toad spawn or adults from elsewhere should not be introduced because of the risk of bringing in diseases or seeds of alien plant species.