14 November 2022
Oxford Brookes Professor authors new BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme
An Oxford Brookes University Professor has authored a new BBC Radio 4 programme that will explore why society still assumes that women will be the main carers, both paid and unpaid, and what can be done for the roles to be changed.
10 October 2022
Deforestation and climate change are driving tree-dwelling primates to descend to more ground living
A large-scale research study of 47 species of lemurs from Madagascar and monkeys from the Americas has found that tree-dwelling species are being driven to the ground due to the impacts of deforestation and climate change.
19 May 2022
Folk magic and traditional healing remedies threaten India’s slender loris population
Content warning: contains references to animal injuries which some readers may find distressing
11 March 2022
Research shows bamboo lemurs can plan and navigate routes through dense forest in search of food
Researchers at Oxford Brookes University have discovered that lemurs are able to memorise complex environments and strategically plan routes to find food through everchanging and dense forests.
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).
06 December 2021
Tourist selfies risk passing deadly viruses onto Critically Endangered orangutans
Covid-19 not only affects humans; our closest relatives, the great apes, are also at risk.
08 September 2021
Earliest evidence of humans in Arabia uncovered - with climate change driving migration
An international research team has found that repeated pulses of monsoon rains over the past 400,000 years created green corridors in Arabian desert landscapes, forming key migration routes for early humans.
02 August 2021
Sea levels influence eruptions on volcanic island
The rise and fall of sea levels influence the likelihood of volcanic eruptions on the Greek island of Santorini, new research led by Oxford Brookes University has discovered.
30 June 2021
Eel products in the EU and the UK need better regulation
Growing in popularity, unagi kabayaki - grilled freshwater eel in soy sauce - can be found on the menu of many Japanese restaurants, and is stocked by Asian shops and in specialist supermarkets. But new research tracing the DNA of eel fillets used for this
21 June 2021
Are zoos inadvertently complicit in wildlife trade? The case of a rare Borneo lizard
Should zoos display legally protected species that have been smuggled out of their native countries? New research led by Oxford Brookes University has found that accredited zoos have acquired a rare and legally protected reptile, the earless monitor lizard