The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS) has a well-established and growing research and knowledge exchange portfolio that addresses topics of importance to individuals, society and to the living world.

Connected regionally, nationally and globally, we undertake pure and applied research with impact and ensure that our vibrant research environment enriches our students' learning at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level.

Faculty research centres, institutes and groups

Our vibrant and collaborative research culture evolves constantly and we have up to 40 research groups. 

Research impact

We have a collaborative and publicly engaged community of researchers and research groups who are dedicated and work tirelessly to solving global problems around health and life science.

It is really important to us that our research has a positive impact and that our approach to producing impactful research is in line with the University’sAre you an Oxford Brookes Researcher? Use our Impact Tracker.

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