Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

News articles from 2017

    • Brookes historian appears on Woman

      Brookes historian appears on Woman's Hour to discuss recent publication

      Oxford Brookes historian Dr Melanie Reynolds has been interviewed on Woman’s Hour (Thursday 29 Dec 2016) discussing her recently published book
      Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:54:55 GMT

    • History academic speaks to press about Trump

      History academic speaks to press about Trump's inauguration ceremony

      Oxford Brookes historian Dr James Cooper provided live commentary on US President Donald Trump’s inauguration day (20 January) with Heart FM News.
      Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:46:39 GMT

    • Postgraduate mooting successes for the School of Law

      Postgraduate mooting successes for the School of Law

      On 2 December two Oxford Brookes mooting teams went head to head in the final of the Graduate Diploma in Law internal mooting competition.
      Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:43:04 GMT

    • World’s experts on primate conservation call for urgent action to battle impending extinction crisis

      World’s experts on primate conservation call for urgent action to battle impending extinction crisis

      A recently published article co-authored by 31 internationally recognised experts on primate conservation, including four academics from three UK universities (Oxford Brookes University, Durham University and Liverpool John Moores University), has called for urgent action to protect the world’s dwindling primate populations.
      Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:27:18 GMT

    • Double trouble: the terrorists’ alter ego

      Double trouble: the terrorists’ alter ego

      Last year the world saw a number of terrorist attacks, including the bombings at Brussels airport, the lorry attack in Nice on Bastille Day, the mass shooting at the Orlando nightclub in the US, the attack on the Christmas market in Berlin and the recent Istanbul nightclub shootings as people celebrated the New Year.
      Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:48:25 GMT

    • Oxford Brookes to launch “Reading Machine”

      Oxford Brookes to launch “Reading Machine”

      A cross-faculty Oxford Brookes research group will be launching their latest project this month. Avant-Gardes and Speculative Technology (AGAST), founded by Dr Eric White (Department of English and Modern Languages) and John Twycross (Department of Computing and Communication Technologies), will be unveiling their Reading Machine on January 24 in the JHBB special collections archive.
      Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:02:58 GMT

    • PhD studentships now available for September 2017 start

      PhD studentships now available for September 2017 start

      The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer 3 full-time PhD Studentships across a range of subject areas for a September 2017 start.
      Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:10:16 GMT

    • History professor briefs press on electoral prospects

      History professor briefs press on electoral prospects

      Oxford Brookes History Professor Glen O'Hara has been speaking to the press about electoral prospects in the lead-up to the next UK General Election.
      Fri, 06 Jan 2017 09:22:56 GMT

    • Researching the demands on Reservists and their families

      Researching the demands on Reservists and their families

      In line with many other publicly funded organisations, the Armed Forces are facing challenges to their traditional working practices. The UK Armed Forces are moving towards a whole force structure to better integrate regular and reserve personnel.
      Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:27:04 GMT