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Dr Ingrid A. Medby, Senior Lecturer in Political Geography at Oxford Brookes University
is to be awarded the Area Prize by the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).
In a unique meeting of academia, industry and creative professionals the inaugural Creative Industries Festival from Oxford Brookes University, running 4–27 May, is a month long exploration of how the creative industries can shape our lives, now and in the future.
How primates get from A to B gives vital information about their cognitive evolution, say researchers in a new study looking at the travel paths of animals in the wild. Using data from 164 wild primate populations, the global survey examines the mental abilities that primates, including ourselves, use to know where and when to travel in the most efficient way.
The Institute of Public Care (IPC) at Oxford Brookes University is partnering with UK children’s charity Barnardo’s to examine the experiences of vulnerable young people as they transition to adulthood.