Research Office

About the Research Office

The HLS Research Office provides support for academic staff and research students in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to undertake high quality, high impact research and knowledge exchange activities. It also supports the faculty in the development and delivery of the strategies which lead to these activities. We are based on the second floor of the Colonnade Building at Headington campus - please drop in and see us!


Health care staff in a hospital

Online support to reduce nurses’ stress developed by Oxford Brookes in partnership with the NHS

02 June 2023

Oxford Brookes University has partnered with the NHS to develop web-based resources designed to tackle stress and support the mental health of nurses.

A man and a woman, wearing white laboratory coats looking at a screen

Oxford Brookes University works to bridge gender gap in science, technology, engineering and maths

01 June 2023

An initiative to find solutions to the gender gap in STEM researchers who become business leaders is taking place at Oxford Brookes University.

Two women talking over a cup of tea

Women needed for alcohol awareness and cancer prevention study

17 May 2023

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.

Oxford Brookes students with the simulation ambulance

New simulation ambulance enhances training for student paramedics at Oxford Brookes University

03 April 2023

Student paramedics, nurses and midwives at Oxford Brookes University can experience life-like emergency and urgent care scenarios thanks to a new simulation ambulance.

Salmon with fresh salad vegetables

New study at Oxford Brookes University to examine link between diet and multiple sclerosis

29 March 2023

A new study aims to find specific diets that could improve the quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis.