Research news

    • Venturefest 2019 returns to Oxford Brookes with attractive new programme

      Venturefest 2019 returns to Oxford Brookes with attractive new programme

      Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:16:13 GMT
      Following its successful event at Oxford Brookes University last year, Venturefest is returning with an extended and attractive new programme in the hope of welcoming old and new friends to join us on Wednesday 11 September.

    • The devastating effects on homeless families living in ‘temporary’ hotels: Oxford Brookes academic publishes joint research

      The devastating effects on homeless families living in ‘temporary’ hotels: Oxford Brookes academic publishes joint research

      Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:52:32 GMT
      New 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.

    • INDEPTH image repository- Workshop Lisbon 5-6th September

      INDEPTH image repository- Workshop Lisbon 5-6th September

      Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:49:09 GMT
      One of the WG1 objectives to collect published datasets of 3D images (e.g. immune, FISH, DAPI) to be stored in the Omero Plataform of INDEPTH, and make them publicly available.

    • Extension of applications for 5th round of Short Term Scientific Missions

      Extension of applications for 5th round of Short Term Scientific Missions

      Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:22:38 GMT
      We are delighted to announce the opening of the 5th call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) of the COST Action INDEPTH: Impact on Nuclear Domains On Gene Expression and Plants Traits. This round of Short Term Scientific Missions has been extended until August 1st.

    • INDEPTH Main Meeting: El Escorial, Madrid

      INDEPTH Main Meeting: El Escorial, Madrid

      Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:10:35 GMT
      We will have soon our next main meeting"Nucleus impact" co-organized with theSociety of Experimental Biology (SEB)that will be located next to Madrid at the fantastic place called El Escorial (9-11th of December 2019).

    • Oxford Brookes in the news – coverage in May 2019

      Oxford Brookes in the news – coverage in May 2019

      Thu, 06 Jun 2019 17:34:14 GMT
      Oxford Brookes’ research and student and staff successes received a wide-range of media coverage in May 2019. This latest update provides an overview of some the press coverage received by the University in the last month.

    • Galaxy Community Conference (GCCC2019)

      Galaxy Community Conference (GCCC2019)

      Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:01:55 GMT
      The 2019 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2019) will be held in Freiburg, Germany, 1-8 July. There will be one day of training, three days of mixed meeting and training, and then two to four days of CollaborationFest. The meeting features joint & parallel sessions; invited, accepted, and lightning talks; poster and demo sessions; birds-of-a-feather meetups; social events; and training sessions every day.

    • Positions available at new lab at CRAG

      Positions available at new lab at CRAG

      Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:23:37 GMT
      In July, I will be starting my research group at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) in Barcelona, Spain. The research focus of my group will be the epigenetic mechanisms that control developmental transitions in plants, using Arabidopsis and maize as model systems.

    • Global Refugee Crisis and the Service Industries

      Global Refugee Crisis and the Service Industries

      Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:55:49 GMT
      In the past few years headlines all over the world report on ‘refugee crises’ that are related to wars (ongoing war in Syria), ethnic cleansing (Rohingya persecutions in Myanmar) or violence as a result of economic and political instability.

    • Trust me, I’m a robot: Oxford Brookes University collaborates on chatbot research

      Trust me, I’m a robot: Oxford Brookes University collaborates on chatbot research

      Fri, 31 May 2019 10:21:10 GMT
      Oxford Brookes University is working with researchers at UEA, the University of Kent, and Cranfield University to investigate how chatbots can be designed to appear more trustworthy – thanks to £500,000 funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).