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    • Coaching Knowledge Portal: Supporting the development of the coaching profession

      Coaching Knowledge Portal: Supporting the development of the coaching profession

      Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:05:07 GMT
      International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies currently leads a project for mapping sources of coaching knowledge-generation as part of the initiative by an alliance of the major professional coaching bodies, universities and corporate purchasers of coaching. The project is supported by the British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline.

    • The Maritime Dimension of Transnational Organised Crime: Engaging Indonesian Law Enforcement Agencies and Coastal Communities in the Land-Sea Nexus

      The Maritime Dimension of Transnational Organised Crime: Engaging Indonesian Law Enforcement Agencies and Coastal Communities in the Land-Sea Nexus

      Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:09:43 GMT
      In December 2017 we were in Indonesia for the second stage of our ESRC/AHRC funded PaCCS (Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security) research project on “The Maritime Dimension of Transnational Organised Crime”.

    • Brookes part of UK-wide projects to research battery technology

      Brookes part of UK-wide projects to research battery technology

      Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:59:10 GMT
      Up to £42m in new government funding has been announced to four UK-based consortia to conduct research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the electric vehicle revolution.

    • Guest presentation by Dr Todd Bridgman ‘Why we need new histories of management’

      Guest presentation by Dr Todd Bridgman ‘Why we need new histories of management’

      Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:34:04 GMT
      The Business School was pleased to welcome Dr Todd Bridgman from the School of Management, Victoria University of Wellington and currently an academic visitor of Wolfson College, Cambridge, to talk about his new book: A NEW History of Management.

    • Exploring how and why religion has survived into the 21st century

      Exploring how and why religion has survived into the 21st century

      Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:30:57 GMT
      Research by Professor David Nash from the School of History, Philosophy and Culture at Oxford Brookes University aims to move us on from discussions around the decline of religion, to instead show a different side to the story.

    • Gender, diversity and inclusion in the global betting and gaming sector

      Gender, diversity and inclusion in the global betting and gaming sector

      Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:50:45 GMT
      Kate Clayton-Hathway and Dr Robert Van Der Veen of Oxford Brookes Business School recently helped develop the first ever index for benchmarking diversity in the gaming sector.

    • 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.