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    • New study on gender and pay aims to support sustainability in the nursing profession

      New study on gender and pay aims to support sustainability in the nursing profession

      What is the state of working conditions and pay in the nursing profession, and what role does gender play? These are questions raised by important new research conducted in collaboration with professional body and nursing union the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
      Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:29:28 GMT

    • Identifying pathways for refugee integration and employment in the UK and Brazil

      Identifying pathways for refugee integration and employment in the UK and Brazil

      For migrants and refugees, contact with state, charitable and commercial organisations when settling into ‘host’ societies and entering the labour market significantly shapes their experiences. Since 2016, Dr Peter Lugosi from the Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Dr Clara Della Croce and Dr Sonia Morano-Foadi from the School of Law have been researching how refugees transition into employment. This work has now been extended through a British Academy Newton funded project involving Dr Thiago Allis from the University of Sáo Paulo, Brazil.
      Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:42:58 GMT

    • Academic networks in conversation with business and human rights stakeholders at the United Nations

      Academic networks in conversation with business and human rights stakeholders at the United Nations

      In previous years, a number of academic, research and teaching networks in universities and business schools have emerged in the business and human rights (BHR) arena, becoming both creations and co-creators of the BHR field. How do research and teaching in these networks help advance BHR thinking and practice? Which audiences and stakeholders do they reach or should they aim to reach? How do they contribute to identifying and building on what works in BHR?
      Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:49:30 GMT

    • Understanding the taboos of eating insects as creepy crawly snacks hit supermarket shelves

      Understanding the taboos of eating insects as creepy crawly snacks hit supermarket shelves

      How do you convince someone to put a cricket in their mouth? It sounds like a strange research topic, but it’s a question that two Oxford Brookes University academics have been researching for over a year and is increasingly relevant as we browse the supermarket aisles.
      Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:40:22 GMT

    • Modern Slavery - Collaboratively addressing current challenges in the public, private and third sectors

      Modern Slavery - Collaboratively addressing current challenges in the public, private and third sectors

      What are the current challenges confronting these different actors in the UK to combat modern slavery? How can they organise to address these and future challenges? And, how can we as individuals - students, employees, managers, neighbours - also play a role in their prevention?
      Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:58:36 GMT

    • New university buildings win conservation award

      New university buildings win conservation award

      The quality of Oxford Brookes’ campuses was recognised again last night (Tuesday 6 November) with the University’s buildings receiving another accolade.
      Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:06:56 GMT