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19 December 2022

Oxford Brookes alumnus awarded international recognition by United Nations General Assembly

An Oxford Brookes alumnus has been recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent in the world, under forty years of age, by the United Nations General Assembly.

Adetokunbo Hussain

15 December 2022

"Rising star" of British poetry and Oxford Brookes University lecturer to judge Booker Prize in 2023

A poet and senior lecturer in creative writing at Oxford Brookes University has been recently announced as a judge for the Booker Prize 2023.

Photo of Dr Mary Jean Chan

14 November 2022

Oxford Brookes Professor authors new BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme

An Oxford Brookes University Professor has authored a new BBC Radio 4 programme that will explore why society still assumes that women will be the main carers, both paid and unpaid, and what can be done for the roles to be changed.

Professor Tina Miller

10 October 2022

Deforestation and climate change are driving tree-dwelling primates to descend to more ground living

A large-scale research study of 47 species of lemurs from Madagascar and monkeys from the Americas has found that tree-dwelling species are being driven to the ground due to the impacts of deforestation and climate change.

Research finds that deforestation and climate change are driving tree-dwelling primates to descend to more ground living

04 October 2022

Head of School of Law Lucy Vickers elected as President of the Society of Legal Scholars.

Professor Lucy Vickers, Head of the School of Law at Oxford Brookes has been elected to serve as President of the Society of Legal Scholars, effective from 1 October 2022-2023.

Head of School of Law Lucy Vickers elected as President of the Society of Legal Scholars.

03 September 2022

Oxford Brookes University awards Honorary Doctorate to Barry Carpenter CBE, OBE

Professor Barry Carpenter has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Education after showing incredible commitment to education for children with special needs across his 40-year career.

Oxford Brookes University awards Honorary Doctorate to Barry Carpenter CBE, OBE

02 September 2022

Lord Justice Wilson presented with Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University

Nicholas Wilson, Lord Wilson of Culworth, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by Oxford Brookes University, in recognition of his lengthy and distinguished service in the courts of the UK, particularly in the field of family law and human rights

Lord Justice Wilson presented with Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University

02 September 2022

Joanna Barker MBE receives Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University

Joanna Barker has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Oxford Brookes University.

Joanna Barker MBE receives Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University

02 September 2022

Professor Melanie Leng MBE receives Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University

Professor Melanie Leng MBE has been presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Oxford Brookes during this month’s graduation ceremonies.

Professor Melanie Leng MBE receives Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University

16 August 2022

Salman Rushdie’s attack was an assault on free speech – but not a clash of civilisations

On August 12, the author Salman Rushdie was stabbed multiple times on stage at a literary festival in New York state. Thankfully, he has survived, albeit sustaining what appear to be life-changing injuries.

Salman Rushdie’s attack was an assault on free speech – but not a clash of civilisations