Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

News

    • Postgraduate Research Symposium 2019

      Postgraduate Research Symposium 2019

      This event offered an excellent opportunity for our hard-working PhD students to showcase their work and receive feedback from a wider audience. In addition to inspiring talks and informative posters, it was also a great chance to talk to trusted suppliers who kindly agreed to sponsor the event.

    • Oxford Brookes academic discusses pioneering Parkinson’s research on BBC Breakfast

      Oxford Brookes academic discusses pioneering Parkinson’s research on BBC Breakfast

      Shelly Coe, Lecturer in Nutrition at Oxford Brookes, was interviewed on BBC Breakfast this morning (14 January 2019) to talk about the University’s research with those taking part in the Indian Ocean Row 2018.

    • New REPs accredited personal training qualifications in sport degrees

      New REPs accredited personal training qualifications in sport degrees

      It is with great pleasure that Oxford Brookes can announce that, after much hard work and combined effort, our Sport & Exercise Science and Sport, Coaching & Physical Education programmes now offer students the option to achieve level 2 (fitness instructor) and level 3 (personal trainer) qualifications, accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

    • Visit from Chief Allied Health Professions Officer brought ground-breaking news for the Paramedic profession

      Visit from Chief Allied Health Professions Officer brought ground-breaking news for the Paramedic profession

      On Tuesday 13 March, Suzanne Rastrick, Chief Allied Health Professions Officer for NHS England, visited Oxford Brookes University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to give a talk centred on the NHS England publication ‘Allied Health Professions into Action’.

    • Travel Scholarship Awards for OxINMAHR Students

      Travel Scholarship Awards for OxINMAHR Students

      Florence Nightingale Foundation travel scholarships are awarded to registered Nurses and Midwives who wish to study an aspect of nursing practice overseas or in another area of the UK.

    • 22nd Annual Congress of the European Conference of Sport Science (ECSS)

      22nd Annual Congress of the European Conference of Sport Science (ECSS)

      At the beginning of July, five members of the Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work (Dr. John Jakeman, Dr. Roger Ramsbottom, Dr. Peter Wright, Dr. Alaaddine El-Chab and Dr. Greg Walsh) presented their research at the 22nd annual congress of the European Conference of Sport Science (ECSS) in Essen, Germany.

    • Brookes Science Bazaar returns

      Brookes Science Bazaar returns

      Whether you and your family are fascinated by physics, captivated by chemistry, besotted with biology, or simply curious to find out more, you can learn and discover new things at Brookes Science Bazaar on 25 February 2017 – a fun day for all and it’s free!

    • Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2016

      Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2016

      The 4th Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on the 28th of June, in The Lounge, John Henry Brookes Building at Headington Campus to celebrate excellence in student placement provision by health and social care service providers.

    • Brookes Occupational Therapy Student breaks UK Freediving Record

      An Occupational Therapy student at Oxford Brookes University has made a great impact in freediving across the world, which involves swimming underwater without any breathing equipment.

    • New science pathway for international foundation students

      New science pathway for international foundation students

      International students can now follow a life sciences foundation pathway if they do not yet meet the academic or English language requirements for a bachelor's degree.