Faculty of Health and Life Sciences news

17 May 2023

Women needed for alcohol awareness and cancer prevention study

A research study to increase awareness of how alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer in women and to promote strategies for cutting down or quitting has been launched at Oxford Brookes University.

Two women talking over a cup of tea

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

22 March 2023

Oxford Brookes University ranked as world leading institution in 19 subjects

Oxford Brookes University is world leading in 19 subjects, according to the latest global rankings published today.

World Leading in 19 subjects

06 March 2023

Oxford Brookes University PhD student to present his research in Parliament

An Oxford Brookes University PhD student is due to attend Parliament today to present his research on how high-intensity physical activity can improve the health of children.

Image of PhD student Sam Burden

27 January 2023

Oxford Brookes helping to train the next generation of football coaches to support local community

Oxford Brookes University is helping to inspire the next generation of football coaches by offering a coaching workshop at a youth volunteering event.

Image of aspiring football coaches

18 January 2023

New free packs developed by early-years experts help parents support infants’ development

Hundreds of new resource packs developed by a team including researchers from Oxford Brookes University and the University of Oxford are being distributed to families with babies and toddlers. 

Dr Nayeli Gonzalez-Gomez, (right) and Dr Alex Hendry, with some of the colourful books and resources from the packs.

09 January 2023

Oxford Brookes student wins prestigious award for report into work with endangered monkeys

An Oxford Brookes student has won the Lord Mayor of London’s 800th Anniversary Trust Award following a research expedition investigating endangered monkeys in Mexico.

Caitlin is on the right with the Lord Mayor of London

23 November 2022

GBS and Oxford Brookes University start exciting new partnership

GBS (Global Banking School) and Oxford Brookes University have announced a new partnership which will allow broader access to high-quality education to communities across the UK.

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