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Rapid human encroachment in Madagascar, especially in the more accessible lowland areas, is threatening the existence of lemurs, according to a team of Oxford Brookes University academics. A new study indicates that the few lowland rainforests left in Madagascar are crucial for lemur conservation.
Girls and Autism was the focus of a conference and book launch at Oxford Brookes University on Tuesday 5 November 2019. The day was led by Professor Barry Carpenter CBE, editor of Girls and Autism, and supported by expert contributors.
A research project focused uniquely on the missing voices and experiences of Syrian refugee fathers and the integration of their families has been recognised by the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2019.
Professor Anna Nekaris and a team of researchers has conducted the first ever study showing that the wild nocturnal primate, the Javan Slow Loris (Nycticebus javanicus), communicates in pure ultrasound, which is inaudible to the human ear. Before the discovery, it was commonly thought that slow lorises are almost silent. The study involved following the animals throughout their active periods.
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:22:57 GMTThe first-ever sleep study on a nocturnal primate performed in the wild has provided fascinating insights which might tell us more about our own sleep patterns.
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:47:02 GMTThe latest update to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) recognises the lives of Britain’s first practising women architects.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:27:49 GMTAn Oxford Brookes University alumna has received a Fulbright Award for one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:52:32 GMTNew research published on 11 June 2019, in the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) journal, The Geographical Journal, reveals the daily disruption homeless families living in temporary hotel accommodation experience.