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Research news

09 November 2023

BHM 2023 exhibition and discussion evening: Oxford African Caribbean Histories Archive

As part of Brookes Black History Month, the Oxford Brookes Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Network (EDIN) and the Oxfordshire Community Education Group co-organised an exhibition and discussion evening on local African Caribbean histories.

photo from event

08 November 2023

Study at Oxford Brookes aims to improve access for lung cancer patients to clinical trials

A new study at Oxford Brookes University aims to break down barriers faced by lung cancer patients in accessing clinical trials and the innovative treatments they may offer.

A patient and a nurse

01 November 2023

Oxford Brookes launches new Defence & Security Research centre

Oxford Brookes University has launched an innovative new research centre focusing on matters of defence and security.

Oxford Brookes University campus

31 October 2023

The power of literature for peace and equality

In October 2023, the Migration and Refugee Network partnered with the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) and the ShelterBox Book Club to co-organize an event titled "The Power of Literature for Peace and Equality."

people at event

30 October 2023

Brookes researchers Transforming Care

Transforming Care Conference 2023: Bridging Boundaries, Navigating Transitions, and Addressing Crisis in Global Care. Join the conversation on reshaping the future of care with international experts at Sheffield University, UK.

group photo of participants

17 October 2023

Research from Oxford Brookes University showcases parkrun’s success in engaging volunteers

The benefits of volunteering at a parkrun have been highlighted by an Oxford Brookes academic as a shining example of a non-profit organisation engaging with communities.

A group of parkrun volunteers

13 October 2023

Oxford Brookes academic launches podcast series to discuss disasters and development

Exploring the global landscape: unveiling stories of motivation, actions, and reflections for a sustainable future with Rumana Kabir, senior lecturer and change maker in urban studies, humanitarian, and development practice.

Rumana in the studio with Ian Davis

11 October 2023

Healthy Ageing and Care Network Public Lecture: Advancing not retiring – changing the narrative

Exploring the Politics of Ageing: Penny Thewlis, former CEO of Age UK Oxfordshire, delivers a thought-provoking talk on the challenges of ageism and language use in celebrating UN International Day of Older Persons.

photo of Penny Thewlis, former CEO of Age UK Oxfordshire

04 October 2023

Oxford Older People's Day Full of Life event

Oxford Brookes celebrates UN International Day of Older Persons with impactful Healthy Ageing initiatives and engaging community connections.

organisers standing in front of pull up banners at the event

29 September 2023

Oxford Brookes ranked highly for third year in a row in latest Knowledge Exchange Framework results

Oxford Brookes University has once again performed strongly in Research England’s Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF), an annual national-level assessment of how universities benefit the economy and society.

General view of Oxford Brookes University