24 March 2021
Bilingual babies prefer baby talk, particularly in one of their native languages
Babies prefer baby talk in any language, but particularly when it’s in a language they’re hearing at home.
16 March 2021
€6.2 million for world’s largest study into effect of exercise on children with cancer
A project set to be the world’s largest study into the effects of exercise on the successful treatment of children with cancer has begun, with scientists from Oxford Brookes University taking a leading role.
10 March 2021
New publication shows scale of impact delivered by Research and Innovation at Alliance universities
A new publication released today by University Alliance (UA), showcases how research taking place in universities across the Alliance is delivering local and global impact.
02 March 2021
Policy Brief: Supporting Women Entrepreneurship in Conflict Ridden States
More countries are experiencing violent conflict in the last few decades.
01 March 2021
Covid-19: investigating the team working experiences of front line NHS staff
A new research project, led by Oxford Brookes University, will examine the team working experiences of front line NHS staff working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
25 February 2021
Chimpanzees take calculated risks to survive alongside humans
Researchers have used a ‘landscape of fear’ framework to study how endangered western chimpanzees in West Africa perceive predator risks and adapt their behaviours to forage for the best available food.
16 February 2021
Selfies, gorillas and the risks of disease transmission
Tourists could be spreading the virus causing COVID-19 to wild mountain gorillas by taking selfies with the animals without following precautions.
11 February 2021
£2.3 million grant to uncover more about tropical diseases affecting some of world’s poorest places
Scientists from three UK institutions including Oxford Brookes University have been awarded £2.3million to investigate how a parasite grows in humans.
09 February 2021
Political agency, migrant presence and cultural resources
Professor Peter Lugosi’s research ‘Political agency, migrant presence and cultural resources’ has been founded by The British Academy amongst four new international and interdisciplinary research projects.
09 February 2021
Why nursing may be undervalued
Dr Anne Laure Humbert was a guest speaker on BBC Radio 4 discussing the damage caused by the old fashioned-way according to which caring for others is a feminine characteristic.