Faculty of Health and Life Sciences news
18 July 2022
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.
11 July 2022
Secondary schoolchildren from Swindon and surrounding areas took part in a live simulation of a medical emergency at Oxford Brookes University’s Swindon campus.
06 July 2022
New analysis of research shows using a birth pool during labour provides “clear benefits” for healthy mums and their newborn, with less intervention and fewer complications during and after birth when compared to labouring and giving birth on land.
22 June 2022
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.
17 June 2022
Student paramedics were given the opportunity to complete a work placement at a Carterton based care home as part of their training.
09 June 2022
Analysis of nearly a decade’s worth of research has found widespread discrepancies between the number of snake skins legally traded and properly reported and the actual number of snakes being killed, suggesting widespread illegal trading.
30 May 2022
A research institute based within Oxford Brookes University has been awarded a grant of £780,000 in order to support the development of research capability and capacity of the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions workforce.
12 May 2022
A UK-wide assessment of university research, published today (Thursday 12 May), shows that research at Oxford Brookes University continues to thrive and make a real difference to people’s lives around the world.
28 April 2022
Health and Social Care students at Oxford Brookes University are set to benefit from state of the art technology that allows them to step into immersive scenarios, to prepare for real life clinical practice.
21 April 2022
Dr. Obrey Alexis of Oxford Brookes University is leading a Basingstoke-based initiative highlighting how black men of African and Caribbean heritage are disproportionately affected by prostate cancer.