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Research news

17 February 2022

Researchers team up with local charities to offer free activity packs

A team of experts, including an Oxford Brookes University researcher, have teamed up with three charities to offer free resource packs which include activities that parents can do with their babies or toddlers.

activity pack

11 February 2022

Future Thinkers campaign kicks off at Oxford Brookes University

At Oxford Brookes, over 500 researchers are working together to make advances across a range of research areas, from healthy ageing and care, to Artificial Intelligence and the creative industries.

Future Thinkers campaign kicks off at Oxford Brookes University

07 February 2022

How carbon labels can aid shoppers in the fight against climate change

A team of experts, led by Dr Khan Taufique from Oxford Brookes University and Kristian Nielsen from the University of Cambridge, have investigated how carbon labelling can influence businesses and consumers in reducing their carbon footprint

How carbon labels can aid shoppers in the fight against climate change

03 February 2022

International researchers find evidence of human occupation in Arabia from up to 210,000 years ago

An international research team, including experts from Oxford Brookes University, have found that humans adapted to harsh climate changes to occupy an area of Southern Arabia as far back as 210,000 years ago.

International researchers uncover evidence of human occupation in Arabia from up to 210,000 years ago.

13 January 2022

Students with BTECs are successful across a range of university outcomes

Key findings from new research led by Dr Catherine Dilnot at Oxford Brookes University and funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

Students with BTECs are successful across a range of university outcomes

12 January 2022

Oxford Brookes student awarded prestigious architectural prize

Elliott Afoke honoured in annual RIBA Awards for the world’s best student architecture projects

Oxford Brookes student awarded prestigious architectural prize

14 December 2021

Festive food: The challenge of creating healthy, affordable family meals

Creating healthy but affordable meals - particularly at Christmas - can be a challenging task, especially for families who have young children, according to an Oxford Brookes academic who has been researching feeding practises across Oxfordshire.

Festive food: The challenge of creating healthy, affordable family meals

06 December 2021

Tourist selfies risk passing deadly viruses onto Critically Endangered orangutans

Covid-19 not only affects humans; our closest relatives, the great apes, are also at risk.

Tourist selfies risk passing deadly viruses onto Critically Endangered orangutans

26 November 2021

Commercialisation of University Research

A conversation with the technology transfer offices.

Commercialisation of University Research

18 November 2021

Our Lives, Our Futures: exploring pressing issues for young people today

A new research network at Oxford Brookes University is launching with a focus on children and young people, aiming to improve their opportunities, experiences and futures.

Our Lives, Our Futures: exploring pressing issues for young people today