Research news

27 September 2021

Dr Joanna Karmowska elected to Scientific Board of the ‘Work, Employment and Industrial Relations'

Dr Joanna Karmowska has been elected to the Scientific Board of the ‘Work, Employment and Industrial Relations’ Research Network in the European Sociological Association for 2021-2023.

Dr Joanna Karmowska elected to the Scientific Board of the ‘Work, Employment and Industrial Relations’

22 September 2021

Managing Tourist Congestion for Sustainable Destination Recovery Post-COVID-19

Dr Kate Ji gave a successful virtual seminar on Managing Tourist Congestion for Sustainable Destination Recovery Post-COVID-19 on 14 September 2021.

Managing Tourist Congestion for Sustainable Destination Recovery Post-COVID-19

20 September 2021

‘Legacies of Eugenics’ explored in new exhibition and website

Marking a century since the influential Second International Eugenics Congress was organised at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, Professor Marius Turda has curated a new exhibition exploring the history and legacies of eugenics.

‘Legacies of Eugenics’ explored in new exhibition and website

12 September 2021

Major funding boost for UK’s open research agenda

Oxford Brookes University is part of a consortium of 18 universities – the UK Reproducibility Network – that has received funding of £8.5 million, over five years, to encourage open research practices in the sector.

Major funding boost for UK’s open research agenda

08 September 2021

Earliest evidence of humans in Arabia uncovered - with climate change driving migration

An international research team has found that repeated pulses of monsoon rains over the past 400,000 years created green corridors in Arabian desert landscapes, forming key migration routes for early humans.

Earliest evidence of humans in Arabia uncovered - with climate change driving migration

17 August 2021

New app for virtual group exercise classes to support people living with arthritis

A new project to help people with musculoskeletal issues is being developed with the help of researchers from Oxford Brookes University.

New app for virtual group exercise classes to support people living with arthritis

02 August 2021

Sea levels influence eruptions on volcanic island

The rise and fall of sea levels influence the likelihood of volcanic eruptions on the Greek island of Santorini, new research led by Oxford Brookes University has discovered.

Sea levels influence eruptions on volcanic island

29 July 2021

CDPRP contributes to ‘Equity in the STEM workforce’ report

The Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice’s EPSRC research project, 'Women and Spinouts: A Case for Action' has contributed to the ‘Equity in the STEM workforce’ report.

CDPRP contributes to ‘Equity in the STEM workforce’ report

29 July 2021

Oxford Brookes Business School acted as critical friend to the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce

Oxford Brookes University has been a pioneer in promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) since the 1990s.

Oxford Brookes Business School acted as critical friend to the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce

07 July 2021

British Science Festival 2021 - Brookes Professor to be a Scientific Section President

Professor Emerita Joy Hendry has been announced as President of the Archaeology and Anthropology Scientific Section at the 2021 British Science Festival.

British Science Festival 2021 - Brookes Professor to be a Scientific Section President