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24 October 2022

Labels encouraging responsible drinking struggle to get the message through

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.

Drinks on a table

21 December 2021

£2 million for new state-of-the-art teaching facilities

Thousands of students at Oxford Brookes University are set to benefit from a £2 million investment into new technology-enhanced facilities and simulation equipment with a grant awarded from the Office for Students (OfS).

John Henry Brooks building

06 July 2021

How missing out on nursery due to COVID has affected children’s development – new research

Nurseries can be noisy places. A clutch of three-year-olds gathered round a book shout excitedly. Across the room, a small committee of toddlers negotiates over stickers and string.

Children in lockdown

21 March 2021

Bilingual babies prefer baby talk, particularly in one of their native languages

Babies prefer baby talk in any language, but particularly when it’s in a language they’re hearing at home.

A researcher and a baby