Research news

19 May 2023

New conservation tool aims to inspire action to tackle the toll of roads on primate populations

A new database, compiled by researchers from Oxford Brookes University and experts from around the world reveals the deadly consequences of road networks and traffic on primates globally.

Baboons crossing a road in Kenya

17 May 2023

Women needed for alcohol awareness and cancer prevention study

A research study to increase awareness of how alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer in women and to promote strategies for cutting down or quitting has been launched at Oxford Brookes University.

Two women talking over a cup of tea

13 April 2023

New study discovers what happens when charity collaborations self-identify as brands?

Charities collaborate a lot, including being part of networks that share knowledge, cohabiting office space, or developing joint funding bids. But what happens when charities collaborate around mission?

Self-identifying as a brand

29 March 2023

New study at Oxford Brookes University to examine link between diet and multiple sclerosis

A new study aims to find specific diets that could improve the quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis.

Salmon with fresh salad vegetables

27 March 2023

Covid pandemic highlighted the need for more school nurses

More school nurses are needed to carry out vital child protection work, research by Oxford Brookes University and the University of Birmingham with the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has revealed.

Nursing symbols

23 March 2023

Oxford Brookes music lecturer researches the music used to depict characters in video games

The music used in the popular video game The Lord of The Rings Online to represent good and evil characters raises moral and ethical questions about cultural appropriation, according to research by a lecturer from Oxford Brookes University.

Dr Matt Lawson teaching at Oxford Brookes University

08 March 2023

Oxford Brookes University part of £3.35m pilot project to install heat pumps in Oxford

A ground-breaking research project that will see up to 150 clean air-source heat pumps installed in Oxford homes is being supported by Oxford Brookes University.

Oxford Brookes University campus

06 March 2023

Oxford Brookes University PhD student to present his research in Parliament

An Oxford Brookes University PhD student is due to attend Parliament today to present his research on how high-intensity physical activity can improve the health of children.

Image of PhD student Sam Burden

01 March 2023

AI at Blenheim Palace

Oxford Brookes and Blenheim Palace collaborate to boost sustainability and operations with innovative tech and data analytics.

researchers in a group walking through Blenheim

01 March 2023

Need for a National Independent Living Strategy for our Ageing Population

Professor Roy Sandbach advocates for national independent living strategy for ageing population

photo of Roy Sandbach