Social responsibility news
06 September 2022
Leslie Morphy OBE receives Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University
Oxford-born Leslie Morphy OBE has been presented with an Honorary Doctorate of the University to recognise her commitment to supporting people from disadvantaged backgrounds and communities, and for her contribution to Oxford Brookes.
06 September 2022
Oxford Brookes University awards Richard Venables with Honorary Doctorate
Oxford Brookes University has awarded Richard Venables with an Honorary Doctorate of the University, in recognition of his dedication to Oxfordshire charities.
19 July 2022
Oxford Brookes retains its Fairtrade University status
Oxford Brookes University has achieved a Fairtrade University award for its work over the last two academic years (2020-2022), and is one of 26 higher education institutions to have achieved Fairtrade University status.
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.
29 October 2021
Oxford Brookes declares climate emergency
As world leaders gather in Glasgow at the COP26 Climate Change Conference, Oxford Brookes University has joined other organisations around the globe in declaring a climate emergency.
04 October 2021
Proud to Be: Black History Month 2021 at Oxford Brookes University
Oxford Brookes University is proud to once again support Black History Month this year, with the 2021 theme of ‘Proud to Be’.
27 July 2021
Feeding the family during lockdown
Food bills for some families in Oxford doubled during the national lockdowns, according to an Oxford Brookes academic who ran a focus group with local families.
26 July 2021
Black in Architecture - capturing experiences, addressing racism
A new research community exploring racial equity in UK architecture is aiming to create an industry Charter and approach to help address race and systemic racism in architecture.
16 December 2020
Academics donate outdoor clothing for disadvantaged babies and toddlers
Developmental psychologists from Oxford Brookes University and the University of Oxford have raised over £700 to provide outdoor clothing for babies and toddlers in the city.
03 December 2020
Oxford Brookes donates items which could raise over £22,000 for charity
Items donated by Oxford Brookes University students and staff could raise over £22,000 for the British Heart Foundation as part of the charity’s annual Pack for Good campaign.