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11 November 2022

Oxford Brookes Social Work team awarded Silver at Social Work of the Year Awards

The Social Work team at Oxford Brookes University have been awarded ‘silver’ at the Social Worker of the Year Awards in recognition of their work to create a decolonised, anti-racist social work programme.

Two people receiving an award

22 July 2022

Premiership Legend Tom Varndell joins Oxford Brookes

Premiership Legend, Tom Varndell, has been appointed to a newly created role at Oxford Harlequins as Head of Community and, under the partnership between Oxford Brookes and Oxford Quins, Head of Men’s Rugby within Brookes Sport.

Premiership Legend Tom Varndell joins Oxford Brookes

18 July 2022

People with Parkinson’s need more support to stay in work according to our research

Researchers at Oxford Brookes University have led a study to see how employment is affected after a Parkinson’s diagnosis and what support may have helped people to stay in work.

People with Parkinson’s need more support to stay in work according to research at Oxford Brookes University

11 July 2022

Secondary school children experience mock medical emergency on healthcare taster day.

Secondary schoolchildren from Swindon and surrounding areas took part in a live simulation of a medical emergency at Oxford Brookes University’s Swindon campus.

Secondary school children experience mock medical emergency on healthcare taster day.

18 March 2022

Why sleep is so important for the performance and recovery of athletes

Paul Hough is a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science at Oxford Brookes University, and on World Sleep Day 2022 he outlines the importance of sleep for athletes’ performance and recovery.

Why sleep is so important for the performance and recovery of athletes

21 December 2021

£2 million for new state-of-the-art teaching facilities

Thousands of students at Oxford Brookes University are set to benefit from a £2 million investment into new technology-enhanced facilities and simulation equipment with a grant awarded from the Office for Students (OfS).

£2 million for new state-of-the-art teaching facilities

16 November 2021

Families caring for former athletes with brain damage need more support, new research shows

Following former Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson's diagnosis of early-onset dementia at 42 and probable chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a new research study explores the experiences of family members of former athletes with CTE.

Families caring for former athletes with brain damage need more support, new research shows

25 October 2021

Local rugby club teams up with Oxford Brookes

A new partnership is giving students valuable hands-on experience alongside their physiotherapy studies at Oxford Brookes University.

Local rugby club teams up with Oxford Brookes

25 August 2021

Pulmonary rehab clinic underway this summer at Oxford Brookes

A partnership between two leading education and health organisations has led to face-to-face rehabilitation work returning for the first time in many months.

Pulmonary rehab clinic underway this summer at Oxford Brookes

17 August 2021

New app for virtual group exercise classes to support people living with arthritis

A new project to help people with musculoskeletal issues is being developed with the help of researchers from Oxford Brookes University.

New app for virtual group exercise classes to support people living with arthritis