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The Department of Social Sciences is an environment of critical enquiry and rigorous research. Our innovative and influential research has received international recognition; changing attitudes and informing policy across areas as diverse as the conservation of primates, gendered practices in family and work lives, and Eastern European politics.
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Oxford Brookes University scientists in collaboration with a team of international experts are calling for greater protection of primates in declining forests, to ensure their survival in the midst of rapid human alterations to habitats and climate change.
Oxford Brookes University has been ranked amongst the "world’s top universities" in 13 subjects in the latest QS World University Rankings - up from 12 in 2019.
Toxic masculinity, the sinister history of Valentine's Day cards, the loss of Arctic ice, and motherhood will all be explored at a festival hosted by Oxford Brookes University in February.
Dr Mary Jean Chan Oxford Brookes University Lecturer in Creative Writing, has been announced as the winner of the poetry category in the 2019 Costa Book Awards. She is one of 5 writers now shortlisted for the Costa Book of the Year, to be announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 28th January 2020.