Research news

    • 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.

    • Agrisera Poster Prize

      Agrisera Poster Prize

      Fri, 20 Dec 2019 09:55:12 GMT
      Anis Meschichi from Stefanie Rosa's lab at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences won the poster prize at the SEB-INDEPRTH Main meeting in El Escorial

    • Final Schedule for SEB-INDEPTH Main meeting

      Final Schedule for SEB-INDEPTH Main meeting

      Fri, 29 Nov 2019 11:38:36 GMT
      The final schedule is set for the SEB-INDEPTH meeting on 'Impact of chromatin domains on plant phenotypes'.

    • Photos, digital tools and wellbeing with older Oxford residents

      Photos, digital tools and wellbeing with older Oxford residents

      Wed, 27 Nov 2019 16:07:06 GMT
      Researchers at the Oxford Brookes Business School and the School of Arts recently held the launch of their community research project exhibition: 'Photos, digital tools and wellbeing with older Oxford residents' at the Lab Space, Oxford Brookes, Headington campus.

    • Venice

      Venice's Secret Service: Organizing Intelligence in the Renaissance

      Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:32:58 GMT
      Ioanna Iordanou has successfully published a book entitled 'Venice's Secret Service: Organizing Intelligence in the Renaissance.'

    • STSMs Open for projects until March 31st 2020

      STSMs Open for projects until March 31st 2020

      Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:52:03 GMT
      The call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) of the COST Action INDEPTH: Impact on Nuclear Domains On Gene Expression and Plants Traits remained OPEN!

    • Major gender imbalance in UK university spin-outs

      Major gender imbalance in UK university spin-outs

      Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:25:26 GMT
      The Times Higher Education has produced an article concerning research undertaken in the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    • Views of Remembrance: Veterans’ poetry and the biology and cultural power of the poppy

      Views of Remembrance: Veterans’ poetry and the biology and cultural power of the poppy

      Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:13:00 GMT
      Oxford Brookes University Poetry Centre has been working this year with UK and US war veterans. They have written poems in workshops run at Oxford Brookes, which has allowed them to think through and express their experiences. The poems will be published in a fully-accessible and free e-book.

    • Oxford Brookes Brookes alumni leads research publication that could pave the way to identify new drug targets for the treatment of cancer

      Oxford Brookes Brookes alumni leads research publication that could pave the way to identify new drug targets for the treatment of cancer

      Thu, 07 Nov 2019 10:15:43 GMT
      Oxford Brookes Brookes Department of Biological and Medical Sciences alumni, Andrada Tomoni is Lead Author on a research publication that could pave the way to identify new drug targets for the treatment of Cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune diseases and more.