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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

22 September 2023

Prestigious grant for Oxford Brookes-led research into equality for transgender scientists

A grant of almost £100,000 is being used by researchers at Oxford Brookes University to explore how to create a more inclusive work environment for transgender scientists.

A microscope

19 September 2023

Oxford Brookes healthcare research centre features in book celebrating 75 years of the NHS

An Oxford Brookes University healthcare research group is featured in a commemorative book that celebrates 75 years of medical breakthroughs and the National Health Service.

Professor Paul Carding

21 August 2023

The popularity of onshore wind farms in rural areas revealed by Oxford Brookes research

Onshore wind farms as a sustainable solution to the energy crisis are more popular with the public than many people think, according to a study by a senior lecturer in psychology at Oxford Brookes University.

Wind turbines in the countryside

15 June 2023

Women, STEM and Investments: Closing the Gender Gap

Oxford Brookes University hosted a highly successful event on June 5th, 2023, as part of the Women Backing Women campaign.

female scientist

02 June 2023

Online support to reduce nurses’ stress developed by Oxford Brookes in partnership with the NHS

Oxford Brookes University has partnered with the NHS to develop web-based resources designed to tackle stress and support the mental health of nurses.

Health care staff in a hospital

01 June 2023

Oxford Brookes University works to bridge gender gap in science, technology, engineering and maths

An initiative to find solutions to the gender gap in STEM researchers who become business leaders is taking place at Oxford Brookes University.

A man and a woman, wearing white laboratory coats looking at a screen

19 May 2023

New conservation tool aims to inspire action to tackle the toll of roads on primate populations

A new database, compiled by researchers from Oxford Brookes University and experts from around the world reveals the deadly consequences of road networks and traffic on primates globally.

Baboons crossing a road in Kenya

17 May 2023

Women needed for alcohol awareness and cancer prevention study

A research study to increase awareness of how alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer in women and to promote strategies for cutting down or quitting has been launched at Oxford Brookes University.

Two women talking over a cup of tea

13 April 2023

New study discovers what happens when charity collaborations self-identify as brands?

Charities collaborate a lot, including being part of networks that share knowledge, cohabiting office space, or developing joint funding bids. But what happens when charities collaborate around mission?

Self-identifying as a brand