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    • Rare genetic syndrome identified, caused by mutations in gene SATB1

      Rare genetic syndrome identified, caused by mutations in gene SATB1

      Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:09:09 GMT
      Advances in DNA sequencing have uncovered a rare syndrome which is caused by variations in the gene SATB1. Discovery of this genetic syndrome is hoped to provide information to families and individuals affected by SATB1-syndrome

    • The great outdoors: £1 million grant to study countryside rights of way

      The great outdoors: £1 million grant to study countryside rights of way

      Tue, 26 Jan 2021 11:13:57 GMT
      COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of accessing nature to people’s health and wellbeing, with 42% of adults saying that ‘visiting green and natural spaces has been even more important to their wellbeing since coronavirus’*. Now a £1 million project will be researching the mapping, development, use and experience of twentieth and twenty-first century rights of way across England and Wales.

    • School rugby concussions: teachers need more training to support children with suspected head injuries

      School rugby concussions: teachers need more training to support children with suspected head injuries

      Thu, 17 Dec 2020 09:20:35 GMT
      Despite completing RFU accredited courses, many PE teachers in the UK need more training to help children who are displaying signs of concussion as a result of playing rugby at school.

    • Blenheim Palace Economic Impact Study

      Blenheim Palace Economic Impact Study

      Thu, 17 Dec 2020 08:52:34 GMT
      The Blenheim economic impact analysis 2019/2020 undertaken by Oxford Brookes Business School has just been released.

    • The impact of COVID-19 on women entrepreneurs in Thailand’s Hill Tribes

      The impact of COVID-19 on women entrepreneurs in Thailand’s Hill Tribes

      Mon, 07 Dec 2020 12:47:32 GMT
      Rebuilding the economy in the post-COVID-19 world presents challenges in different areas. For businesses reliant on tourism, a sector severely affected by the pandemic, the urgency is acute.

    • Avoiding the Tourist Trap

      Avoiding the Tourist Trap

      Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:19:05 GMT
      Sustainability in tourism was the original focus of work undertaken by Dr Kate Ji in 2018.

    • Oxford Brookes Business School lecturer wins editor

      Oxford Brookes Business School lecturer wins editor's award

      Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:24:46 GMT
      Dr Joanna Molyn, coaching practitioner and senior lecturer received an Editor's award for her contribution (co-authored with Erik de Haan), 'Active Ingredients' in the Coaching at Work Editor’s 2020 Awards on 26 November.

    • Views needed to shape future of community nursing research

      Views needed to shape future of community nursing research

      Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:43:54 GMT
      Community nurses from across the nation are launching a new project to give patients, carers and healthcare professionals the opportunity to have their say about the future of community nursing research.

    • Nursing - Paying the Price of Care

      Nursing - Paying the Price of Care

      Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:10:18 GMT
      Within days of the arrival of coronavirus in the UK, the value of frontline health staff came to dominate headlines. The importance of nurses became apparent – against a backdrop of 40,000 vacancies and ongoing debates about recruitment, retention, pay and inequality.

    • Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

      Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

      Mon, 30 Nov 2020 09:53:37 GMT
      Rebuilding economic output in the post-COVID-19 world presents challenges in different areas. For businesses reliant on tourism, a sector severely affected by the pandemic, the urgency is acute.