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25 November 2022

New mobile-based survey to study the impact of the pandemic and improve responses to future crises

New mobile-based survey launched to study the impact of the pandemic and improve responses to future crises

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14 November 2022

Oxford Brookes Professor authors new BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme

An Oxford Brookes University Professor has authored a new BBC Radio 4 programme that will explore why society still assumes that women will be the main carers, both paid and unpaid, and what can be done for the roles to be changed.

Professor Tina Miller

07 November 2022

Gender-based violence surveyed in 46 European universities and research organisations

New research conducted by a Europe-wide consortium has found that since starting work or study at their institution, nearly two in three students and staff responding to the UniSAFE survey have experienced at least one form of gender-based violence.

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.

Labels encouraging responsible drinking struggle to get the message through

18 October 2022

Academic awarded prestigious Royal Society Newton International Fellowship

An academic at Oxford Brookes University has received the highly prestigious Newton International Fellowship award from the Royal Society to conduct cutting-edge research on nanomaterials.

Academic awarded prestigious Royal Society Newton International Fellowship

17 October 2022

Small Business & Sustainability Research

Sara le Roux, Lauren Tuckerman and Tim Vorley were at the House of Lords to launch their new report on Small Business Sustainability: Insight & Implications.

Small Business & Sustainability Research

05 September 2022

£1.2m grant to revolutionise product design and manufacturing

Academics from three UK universities, including Oxford Brookes University, have been awarded £1.2million for a research project.

£1.2m grant to revolutionise product design and manufacturing

16 August 2022

Salman Rushdie’s attack was an assault on free speech – but not a clash of civilisations

On August 12, the author Salman Rushdie was stabbed multiple times on stage at a literary festival in New York state. Thankfully, he has survived, albeit sustaining what appear to be life-changing injuries.

Salman Rushdie’s attack was an assault on free speech – but not a clash of civilisations

09 August 2022

Researchers agree: The world can reach a 100% renewable energy system by or before 2050

New analysis of energy research by 23 scientists around the world has concluded that the world can reach a 100% renewable energy system by or before 2050.

Researchers agree: The world can reach a 100% renewable energy system by or before 2050

26 July 2022

Repeated head impacts are a definitive cause of CTE, breakthrough research reveals

New analysis by world-leading experts on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), has found conclusive evidence that repetitive head impacts (RHI) cause the degenerative brain disease CTE.

Repeated head impacts are a definitive cause of CTE, breakthrough research reveals