Research news

    • COSINUS Event

      COSINUS Event

      Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:02:45 GMT
      COSINUS (Conference on Systems of Innovation and the New role of Universities) 2018, co-organised by Dr Surja Datta and Dr Sola Adesola, both from the Department of Business & Management, and hosted by the Business School, Oxford Brookes University, was a great success. This international conference, fifth in the series, attracted delegates from England, Sweden, India, Morocco, Algeria, Canada, Brazil, Ireland, Scotland and Greece. The conference provided a platform to academics, young researchers, and practitioners for an inter-disciplinary discussion focusing on the theme of the conference “University-Industry Interactions –challenges and opportunities in a time of turbulence”.

    • Can sharing photos online help reduce feelings of loneliness in older people?

      Can sharing photos online help reduce feelings of loneliness in older people?

      Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:38:35 GMT
      A new research project between Oxford Brookes University and The Open University is investigating whether sharing photographs via social media mitigates loneliness in older people and enhances their wellbeing.

    • New survey aims to better understand support needs of people with pancreatic cancer

      New survey aims to better understand support needs of people with pancreatic cancer

      Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:08:41 GMT
      Researchers at Oxford Brookes University are working with Pancreatic Cancer UK to undertake a UK-wide survey for patients affected by pancreatic cancer to determine the impact of the disease on their quality of life and whether the care and information they receive is sufficient to help them to manage this.

    • The legacy of modernism

      The legacy of modernism

      Tue, 09 Jan 2018 08:36:58 GMT
      With over 30 years spent researching the rise and fall of the Modern Movement in architecture, particularly in Britain, Professor John Gold from Oxford Brookes University is now undertaking the final part of his research, capturing the movement’s legacy.

    • Brookes professor took part in TEDxUCLWomen event

      Brookes professor took part in TEDxUCLWomen event

      Fri, 22 Dec 2017 11:51:45 GMT
      Last month Professor Shelley Sacks from Oxford Brookes University took part in the fourth TEDxUCLWomen event celebrating the remarkable achievements of women.

    • First clinical studies launched for use of artificial intelligence to manage type 1 diabetes

      First clinical studies launched for use of artificial intelligence to manage type 1 diabetes

      Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:06:35 GMT
      An important milestone has been reached in an Oxford Brookes University led research project to help improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes.

    • New issue of Research Forum magazine available

      New issue of Research Forum magazine available

      Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:30:34 GMT
      The Winter 2017/18 issue of Research Forum is now available, covering research news from across Oxford Brookes University.

    • Survey reveals Blenheim Palace’s impact on UK economy

      Survey reveals Blenheim Palace’s impact on UK economy

      Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:43:59 GMT
      A survey by Oxford Brookes Business School has revealed that Blenheim Palace contributes nearly £90m to the economy annually.

    • Landscape and Children’s Literature: three year full-time funded PhD scholarship

      Landscape and Children’s Literature: three year full-time funded PhD scholarship

      Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:05:01 GMT
      We’re pleased to open applications for a three year funded PhD in Children’s Literature.

    • Investigating the evolution of leaf foraging senses in nocturnal lemurs

      Investigating the evolution of leaf foraging senses in nocturnal lemurs

      Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:27:24 GMT
      How do night-active lemurs that have typically poor colour vision identify the nutritious, tasty leaves to eat while avoiding the harmful ones?