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    • Harnessing Nanotechnology for Improved Medicine

      Harnessing Nanotechnology for Improved Medicine

      Wed, 05 Feb 2020 08:34:07 GMT
      Oxford Brookes University was proud to sponsor and host the first OBN BioTuesday of the year, which addressed the topic of 'Harnessing Nanotechnology for Improved Medicine' on 28 January, which attracted over 80 attendees.

    • Postgraduate Research Symposium 2020

      Postgraduate Research Symposium 2020

      Tue, 04 Feb 2020 07:48:05 GMT
      The 2020 research symposium boasted another year of fantastic research conducted within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University. On Friday the 17th of January, postgraduate students from departments across the faculty including Biological and Medical Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work and Psychology, Health and Professional Development presented their work at the annual research student symposium. The day was packed with over 13 talks and 22 posters, enthusiastically presented by PhD and MRes students.

    • Pioneering research to develop building performance evaluation in India

      Pioneering research to develop building performance evaluation in India

      Fri, 31 Jan 2020 14:56:09 GMT
      Professor Rajat Gupta of the Oxford Brookes Low Carbon Building Research Group has led a pioneering UK-India research study to develop and nurture adoption of building performance evaluation (BPE) in the booming green building marketplace of India.

    • Imaginative Scenario Planning for Law Enforcement Organisations

      Imaginative Scenario Planning for Law Enforcement Organisations

      Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:51:25 GMT
      How can we anticipate and counter the diversity of forms in which security threats as terrorism, cybercrime, organised crime and financial crime present themselves in our future?

    • Nurses are undervalued because most of them are women, a new study finds

      Nurses are undervalued because most of them are women, a new study finds

      Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:23:32 GMT
      Nursing is undervalued both in status and pay and until both are enhanced, the UK will continue to experience severe nursing shortages, according to a new study.

    • Erasmus+ is the EU

      Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe.

      Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:51:45 GMT
      Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, and gain experience abroad. Set to last until 2020, Erasmus+ doesn't just have opportunities for students. Merging seven prior programmes, it has opportunities for a wide variety of individuals and organisations.

    • FTSE100 sustainability reporting could amount to

      FTSE100 sustainability reporting could amount to 'greenwashing' says new study

      Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:01:15 GMT
      A substantial number of FTSE100 companies are selectively choosing data that emphasises certain outcomes or ignores major impacts in their sustainability reporting, according to a new study conducted by Oxford Brookes University.

    • SEB2020 Prague:

      SEB2020 Prague: 'Dynamic organization of the nucleus across kingdoms

      Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:46:29 GMT
      Registration and Abstract submission is now open for our session 'Dynamic organization of the nucleus across kingdoms' at the Society for Experimental Biology Conference in Prague from the 7th -10th July 2020.

    • Oxford Brookes Biology Researchers engage with the University of Ghana

      Oxford Brookes Biology Researchers engage with the University of Ghana

      Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:45:45 GMT
      Prof Sue Vaughan and Dr Jack Sunter at Oxford Brookes with Theresa Manful-Gwira at the University of Ghana organised a networking meeting at the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP). This two day meeting brought together African trypanosomiasis (a neglected tropical disease) experts from West Africa and Europe.

    • INDEPTH Main Meeting in El Escorial

      INDEPTH Main Meeting in El Escorial

      Mon, 23 Dec 2019 16:34:38 GMT
      The Main meeting for the third grant period of COST Action 16212 (INDEPTH) needed to be held between May 2019 and April 2020. Therefore in order to coincide with an opportunity provided by the Society of Experimental Biology (SEB) Plant and Cell Symposium, the organising committee decided to hold the meeting in December 2019 in the beautiful location of San Lorenzo de El Escorial in Spain.