Faculty of Health and Life Sciences news
22 March 2021
Paramedic students at Oxford Brookes University have been able to continue their placements with specialist care provider, PJ Care, despite not being able to enter the building because of coronavirus.
16 March 2021
A project set to be the world’s largest study into the effects of exercise on the successful treatment of children with cancer has begun, with scientists from Oxford Brookes University taking a leading role.
01 March 2021
A new research project, led by Oxford Brookes University, will examine the team working experiences of front line NHS staff working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 February 2021
Last Saturday saw more than 400 families from across Oxfordshire get creative at our first virtual Oxford Brookes Science Bazaar.
16 February 2021
Tourists could be spreading the virus causing COVID-19 to wild mountain gorillas by taking selfies with the animals without following precautions.
28 January 2021
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
18 December 2020
Academics from Oxford Brookes University, Newcastle University and the University of Winchester have written an open letter to Chief Medical Officers in the UK today.
17 December 2020
School rugby concussions: teachers need more training to support pupils with suspected head injuries
Despite completing RFU accredited courses, many PE teachers in the UK need more training to help children who are displaying signs of concussion as a result of playing rugby at school.
14 December 2020
Rugby World Cup winners have joined a chorus of voices calling to reduce tackling in the sport in a bid to stop the growing number of brain injuries afflicting many of its former players.
11 December 2020
Academics in the Centre of Diversity Policy Research and Practice (CDPRP) at Oxford Brookes University say that research is needed to ensure the detrimental economic impact of the health crisis does not fall disproportionately on women.