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!


Dr Nayeli Gonzalez-Gomez, (right) and Dr Alex Hendry, with some of the colourful books and resources from the packs.

New free packs developed by early-years experts help parents support infants’ development

18 January 2023

Hundreds of new resource packs developed by a team including researchers from Oxford Brookes University and the University of Oxford are being distributed to families with babies and toddlers. 

Caitlin is on the right with the Lord Mayor of London

Oxford Brookes student wins prestigious award for report into work with endangered monkeys

09 January 2023

An Oxford Brookes student has won the Lord Mayor of London’s 800th Anniversary Trust Award following a research expedition investigating endangered monkeys in Mexico.

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GBS and Oxford Brookes University start exciting new partnership

23 November 2022

GBS (Global Banking School) and Oxford Brookes University have announced a new partnership which will allow broader access to high-quality education to communities across the UK.

Two people receiving an award

Oxford Brookes Social Work team awarded Silver at Social Work of the Year Awards

11 November 2022

The Social Work team at Oxford Brookes University have been awarded ‘silver’ at the Social Worker of the Year Awards in recognition of their work to create a decolonised, anti-racist social work programme.

Labels encouraging responsible drinking struggle to get the message through

Labels encouraging responsible drinking struggle to get the message through

24 October 2022

People view labels on alcoholic drinks encouraging responsible consumption as a ploy by the industry to be seen as caring and are unlikely to lead to people drinking less.