Research Office

The 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, knowledge exchange and public engagement with research activities. It also supports the faculty in the development and delivery of the strategies which lead to these activities.

Brookes staff can access information on applying for grants, post-award processes, research students, visiting academics, researcher training, public engagement with research and knowledge exchange through our Google Site.

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Lorraine Williams

Research Manager

Paul Clipson

Research Grants Officer (for research grant enquires)

Christine Gahan

Research Administrator (for research student enquiries)


Research Engagement Officer (for public engagement with research and event enquiries)

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Study at Oxford Brookes aims to improve access for lung cancer patients to clinical trials

08 November 2023

A new study at Oxford Brookes University aims to break down barriers faced by lung cancer patients in accessing clinical trials and the innovative treatments they may offer.

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Oxford Brookes partners in nutrition initiative to improve prisoners' health and behaviour

07 November 2023

A new partnership spearheaded by Oxford Brookes University, Think Through Nutrition and HM Prison and Probation Service is set to target the link between nutrition and behaviour.

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Delegations from Oxford Brookes University visit Global Teaching Partnerships in China and Kenya

29 September 2023

Two delegations of senior representatives from Oxford Brookes University recently travelled to China and Kenya to attend graduation ceremonies at Chengdu University of Technology and Nairobi Hospice.

Professor Paul Carding

Oxford Brookes healthcare research centre features in book celebrating 75 years of the NHS

19 September 2023

An Oxford Brookes University healthcare research group is featured in a commemorative book that celebrates 75 years of medical breakthroughs and the National Health Service.

Dr Stuart Whigham of Oxford Brookes University

Expert opinion: Dr Stuart Whigham on Victoria withdrawing from hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

19 July 2023

As the city of Victoria in Australia announces it is withdrawing from hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2026, Dr Stuart Whigham, a Senior Lecturer in Sport at Oxford Brookes University, says the prestige of the Games is diminishing.