Research news

Research news

08 March 2024

Reflective art workshop

The Children and Young People (CYP) network supported the Oxford Brookes 'Bazaar in the Community' by running an arts-based reflection/evaluation session on 12 July 2023 at the Rose Hill Junior Youth Club (RHJYC).

creative arts display

06 March 2024

Implications of AI development

EDIN - AIDAN workshop and potential collaborations.

futuristic ai robot

06 March 2024

Conservation value of field research stations is misunderstood, study reveals

Funding of field conservation research stations worldwide has been drastically reduced since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, an international study including researchers from Oxford Brookes University has found.

The Ampasy Research Station in the Tsitongambarika Protected Area, Southern Madagascar

23 February 2024

Sport risks losing fans and talented individuals unless it tackles colour blind issues, says expert

Dr Adam Bibbey, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, has been researching colour blindness in sport for five years.

A picture of people partaking in a sporting activity

22 February 2024

Compassionate support is needed in schools to alleviate teachers’ mental health

The emotional workload of teachers is greater than people realise, with some getting home after a school day emotionally exhausted, according to a senior lecturer in child development at Oxford Brookes University.

two people having a conversation at a table while drinking hot beverages

19 February 2024

Multi-pronged approach needed to raise awareness of the link between breast cancer and alcohol

There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to raising awareness of the link between alcohol and breast cancer and helping people cut down or give up drinking, a study at Oxford Brookes University has found.

Two women chatting and drinking coffee

05 February 2024

Patients concerned about developing dependence or withdrawal symptoms from some prescribed drugs

General practice patients say that they are not sufficiently warned about the possibility of developing dependence or withdrawal symptoms from some prescribed drugs, according to a recent study.

Image of white pills. Credited to James Yarema on Unsplash

01 February 2024

HAC Steering Group Member awarded MBE

We are delighted to announce that Margaret Simpson, a longstanding member of the Healthy Ageing and Care (HAC) Network Steering Group and Public Advisory Group was awarded an MBE in the New Year's honours for services to the community.

HAC steering group member Margaret Simpson

30 January 2024

Study awarded £60,000 to research ways of helping SEND children from Service families

New research at Oxford Brookes University will examine the experiences and outcomes of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) from UK Armed Forces families.

Children doing arts and crafts

10 January 2024

Oxford Brookes researcher proposes that guilt may take the reins in the dietary dilemmas of teenager

For adolescents in Ireland, deciding what food to eat mostly centres around minimising feelings of guilt, says an Oxford Brookes Nutritionist.

two people eating healthy and unhealthy foods