Research news

26 July 2022

Repeated head impacts are a definitive cause of CTE, breakthrough research reveals

New analysis by world-leading experts on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), has found conclusive evidence that repetitive head impacts (RHI) cause the degenerative brain disease CTE.

Repeated head impacts are a definitive cause of CTE, breakthrough research reveals

18 July 2022

People with Parkinson’s need more support to stay in work according to our research

Researchers at Oxford Brookes University have led a study to see how employment is affected after a Parkinson’s diagnosis and what support may have helped people to stay in work.

People with Parkinson’s need more support to stay in work according to research at Oxford Brookes University

06 July 2022

Labouring or giving birth in water provides clear benefits for healthy mothers and their babies

New analysis of research shows using a birth pool during labour provides “clear benefits” for healthy mums and their newborn, with less intervention and fewer complications during and after birth when compared to labouring and giving birth on land.

Research shows that labouring or giving birth in water provides clear benefits for healthy mothers and their babies.

01 July 2022

Research report on older people and participatory research

Researchers from several universities who had all been previously involved in research with older people came together with a common purpose.

Research report on older people and participatory research

20 June 2022

DCM Student Lanre Olusola awarded Double Honorary PhDs in Behavioural Change Psychology & Leadership

Lanre Olusola, one of Oxford Brookes Business School’s Doctor of Coaching and Mentoring students, has been awarded two honorary doctorates for his contribution to his profession, discipline and clients.

DCM Student Lanre Olusola Receives Double Honorary PhDs in Behavioural Change Psychology and Leadership

10 June 2022

Dr Ioanna Iordanou has been awarded the Venetian Research Program Award

Dr Ioanna Iordanou has been awarded the prestigious Venetian Research Program Award, offered by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, to support historical research on Venice and the former Venetian Empire.

Dr Ioanna Iordanou has been awarded the Venetian Research Program Award

30 May 2022

Oxford Brookes research institute awarded £780,000 clinical research grant

A research institute based within Oxford Brookes University has been awarded a grant of £780,000 in order to support the development of research capability and capacity of the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions workforce.

Oxford Brookes research institute awarded £780,000 clinical research grant

19 May 2022

Folk magic and traditional healing remedies threaten India’s slender loris population

Content warning: contains references to animal injuries which some readers may find distressing

Folk magic and traditional healing remedies threaten India’s slender loris population

17 May 2022

The Journey to Sustainability: Small Business and Net Zero

Oxford Brookes Business School researchers Dr Lauren Tuckerman and Dr Sara le Roux have been collaborating with Small Business Britain on a project related to small business and sustainability.

The Journey to Sustainability: Small Business and Net Zero

12 May 2022

National recognition of research excellence at Oxford Brookes University

A UK-wide assessment of university research, published today (Thursday 12 May), shows that research at Oxford Brookes University continues to thrive and make a real difference to people’s lives around the world.

National recognition of research excellence at Oxford Brookes University