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    • Oxford Brookes’ archives receive national recognition

      Oxford Brookes’ archives receive national recognition

      Wed, 05 Dec 2018 12:01:54 GMT
      The archives at Oxford Brookes University, home to diverse materials ranging from the history of the Booker Prize to the National Brewing Library, have achieved a national accreditation.

    • Professor Linda King appointed to Research Excellence Framework Environment panel

      Professor Linda King appointed to Research Excellence Framework Environment panel

      Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:22:47 GMT
      As universities prepare for the national exercise which assesses the quality of UK research, it has been announced that Oxford Brookes will be represented on a key panel.

    • Conference Travel Opportunities for INDEPTH members

      Conference Travel Opportunities for INDEPTH members

      Tue, 04 Dec 2018 15:47:44 GMT
      The INDEPTH core group of workgroup leaders are planning the budget for the period between April 2019 and April 2020. There are a number of opportunities for INDEPTH members to be helped with supporting the attendance of relevant conferences in which they advertise conference activities.

    • Identifying pathways for refugee integration and employment in the UK and Brazil

      Identifying pathways for refugee integration and employment in the UK and Brazil

      Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:42:58 GMT
      For migrants and refugees, contact with state, charitable and commercial organisations when settling into ‘host’ societies and entering the labour market significantly shapes their experiences. Since 2016, Dr Peter Lugosi from the Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Dr Clara Della Croce and Dr Sonia Morano-Foadi from the School of Law have been researching how refugees transition into employment. This work has now been extended through a British Academy Newton funded project involving Dr Thiago Allis from the University of Sáo Paulo, Brazil.

    • 6th Annual Postgraduate Oxford Brookes and CIPD HR Research Conference

      6th Annual Postgraduate Oxford Brookes and CIPD HR Research Conference

      Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:15:11 GMT
      The Business School was delighted to host the 6th Annual Postgraduate Oxford Brookes and CIPD HR Research Conference in November 2018. This event celebrated not only the quality of our graduating students' research but also the ongoing close collaboration between the Business School and the Oxford CIPD Branch.

    • Academic networks in conversation with business and human rights stakeholders at the United Nations

      Academic networks in conversation with business and human rights stakeholders at the United Nations

      Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:49:30 GMT
      In previous years, a number of academic, research and teaching networks in universities and business schools have emerged in the business and human rights (BHR) arena, becoming both creations and co-creators of the BHR field. How do research and teaching in these networks help advance BHR thinking and practice? Which audiences and stakeholders do they reach or should they aim to reach? How do they contribute to identifying and building on what works in BHR?

    • Understanding the taboos of eating insects as creepy crawly snacks hit supermarket shelves

      Understanding the taboos of eating insects as creepy crawly snacks hit supermarket shelves

      Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:40:22 GMT
      How do you convince someone to put a cricket in their mouth? It sounds like a strange research topic, but it’s a question that two Oxford Brookes University academics have been researching for over a year and is increasingly relevant as we browse the supermarket aisles.

    • Modern Slavery - Collaboratively addressing current challenges in the public, private and third sectors

      Modern Slavery - Collaboratively addressing current challenges in the public, private and third sectors

      Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:58:36 GMT
      What are the current challenges confronting these different actors in the UK to combat modern slavery? How can they organise to address these and future challenges? And, how can we as individuals - students, employees, managers, neighbours - also play a role in their prevention?

    • Open Access INDEPTH Publication on wheat disease resistance

      Open Access INDEPTH Publication on wheat disease resistance

      Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:59:42 GMT
      INDEPTH members Tzion Fahima and Tamar Krugman are authors on an open access publication entitled 'Cloning of the wheat Yr15 resistance gene sheds light on the plant tandem kinase-pseudokinase family'

    • Professor Nicky Ragge features on Australia’s national radio

      Professor Nicky Ragge features on Australia’s national radio

      Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:31:10 GMT
      An Oxford Brookes professor has been interviewed as part of ‘The Science Show’ on ABC Radio National, Australia’s national broadcaster.