Research news

07 May 2021

New research aims to reduce gender inequalities caused by COVID-19 policies

Academics at Oxford Brookes University have been awarded a share of €5.2 million to investigate how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected equality in 31 European countries.

New research aims to reduce gender inequalities caused by COVID-19 policies

26 April 2021

Vertical turbines could be the future for wind farms

The now-familiar sight of traditional propeller wind turbines could be replaced in the future with wind farms containing more compact and efficient vertical turbines.

Vertical turbines could be the future for wind farms

26 April 2021

Blog post on European H2020 project CASPER

Read our recent blog on considerations for a Europe-wide gender equality scheme. It is based on interviews with 74 European stakeholders with experience and understanding of equality schemes.

Blog post on European H2020 project CASPER

23 April 2021

Travel paths of primates show how their minds work

How primates get from A to B gives vital information about their cognitive evolution, say researchers in a new study looking at the travel paths of animals in the wild.

Travel paths of primates show how their minds work

08 April 2021

New method created by scientists will transform how cells are studied

Scientists at Oxford Brookes University have developed a new single-cell transcriptomic method which will aid multiple fields of biology, including the study of human health, disease and injury.

New method created by scientists will transform how cells are studied

31 March 2021

Oxford Brookes ranked highly for commercialisation and research partnerships

Oxford Brookes University’s successful work in commercialising its intellectual property (IP), predominantly through IP licensing but also through spinouts, has been ranked in the top 10% of English universities.

Oxford Brookes ranked highly for commercialisation and research partnerships

31 March 2021

Universities set to support UK’s recovery from the pandemic

A new campaign is highlighting how the 12 universities in the University Alliance, which Oxford Brookes University is part of, will help with the national economic, social and cultural recovery from COVID-19.

Universities set to support UK’s recovery from the pandemic

31 March 2021

Recent Business School PhD Student Successes

Business School Research Degrees Students' achievements.

Recent Business School PhD Student Successes

29 March 2021

New research to help migrant children acting as young translators

An international consortium of experts, including academics at Oxford Brookes University and The Open University, has been awarded €3 million (£2.6 million) to help refugee and migrant children integrate into host societies through education.

New research to help migrant children acting as young translators

25 March 2021

Funding boost for pioneering eye genetics research

Medical research into eye genetics at Oxford Brookes University has received a funding pledge of £2 million from Baillie Gifford, an international investment business.

Funding boost for pioneering eye genetics research