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30 September 2022

Newly opened Oxford Brookes Enterprise Centre will boost biotech, digital and business innovation

The Oxford Brookes Enterprise Centre, created to provide lab and office space, and access to academic and technical expertise to start-ups, spin-outs and small businesses in the biotech and digital sectors opened today at the Headington Campus.

Newly opened Oxford Brookes Enterprise Centre will boost biotech, digital and business innovation across Oxfordshire

26 July 2022

Repeated head impacts are a definitive cause of CTE, breakthrough research reveals

New analysis by world-leading experts on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), has found conclusive evidence that repetitive head impacts (RHI) cause the degenerative brain disease CTE.

Repeated head impacts are a definitive cause of CTE, breakthrough research reveals

18 July 2022

People with Parkinson’s need more support to stay in work according to our research

Researchers at Oxford Brookes University have led a study to see how employment is affected after a Parkinson’s diagnosis and what support may have helped people to stay in work.

People with Parkinson’s need more support to stay in work according to research at Oxford Brookes University

22 June 2022

Oxford Brookes University given a £1.4M grant to develop tools to answer key genetics questions

A new £1.4M grant will fund a five-year research project by scientists at Oxford Brookes University. Funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the grant will also create new roles, and opportunities for PhD students.

Oxford Brookes University given a £1.4M grant to develop tools to answer pivotal genetics questions.

09 June 2021

Scientists identify preliminary genetic link to developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia

New research by scientists at Oxford Brookes University has identified specific genes which could provide vital information about the biology of developmental coordination disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia.

Scientists identify preliminary genetic link to developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia

08 April 2021

New method created by scientists will transform how cells are studied

Scientists at Oxford Brookes University have developed a new single-cell transcriptomic method which will aid multiple fields of biology, including the study of human health, disease and injury.

New method created by scientists will transform how cells are studied

25 March 2021

Funding boost for pioneering eye genetics research

Medical research into eye genetics at Oxford Brookes University has received a funding pledge of £2 million from Baillie Gifford, an international investment business.

Funding boost for pioneering eye genetics research

28 January 2021

Rare genetic syndrome identified, caused by mutations in gene SATB1

Advances in DNA sequencing have uncovered a rare syndrome which is caused by variations in the gene SATB1. Discovery of this genetic syndrome is hoped to provide information to families and individuals affected by SATB1-syndrome

Rare genetic syndrome identified, caused by mutations in gene SATB1

18 November 2020

Former Oxford Brookes PhD student is leading author on latest butterfly research publication

Former Oxford Brookes PhD student is leading author on latest butterfly research publication

Former Oxford Brookes PhD student is leading author on latest butterfly research publication

17 November 2020

COVID-19: Researchers exploit ‘trojan horse’ feature in virus, paving way for new antiviral drugs

Scientific analysis of a protein enzyme found in COVID-19 could lead to the development of new drugs to treat the virus, research led by Oxford Brookes University scientists has found.

COVID-19: Researchers exploit ‘trojan horse’ feature in virus, paving the way for new antiviral drugs