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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.
Today, 3 March 2021 marks UN World Wildlife Day which aims to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. Highlighting a project that has helped coffee farmers in Indonesia move to wildlife friendly farming,
Professor Anna Nekaris and Dr Marco Campera share the impact of their work.
With three out of four newly emerging infectious human diseases originating in animals*, there is an urgent need to monitor the legal trade in wildlife, according to new research by Vincent Nijman, Professor in Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University.
Researchers have used a ‘landscape of fear’ framework to study how endangered western chimpanzees in West Africa perceive predator risks and adapt their behaviours to forage for the best available food.
Tourists could be spreading the virus causing COVID-19 to wild mountain gorillas by taking selfies with the animals without following precautions.
Researchers have uncovered the advanced skills of black howler monkeys, who are able to recall the location of their favourite fruit trees and anticipate ripening.
Despite COVID-19 restrictions and the risk of animal to human disease transmission, illegal wildlife trade on social media networks has continued, with wild animals sometimes sold as ‘lockdown pets’.