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Oxford Brookes University will showcase exciting and impactful teaching and research from the humanities and social sciences at a week-long festival from 21-26 May.
UK higher education funding bodies have announced the first set of panel members for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF), with four academics from Oxford Brookes University chosen to take part.
Dr Wesley Fraser, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at Oxford Brookes University, has been awarded funding to carry out a research project investigating cell wall composition in early eukaryotic cells.
There are five major mass extinction events recognised in Earth’s history. The mass extinction that occurred at the boundary between the Permian and Triassic geological periods (approximately 250 million years ago) is thought to have been the biggest of these five events.
Geography lecturers from Oxford Brookes University have been awarded funding to carry out a research project investigating glacial movement on an active ice cap on an Ecuadorian volcano.
Recommendations by a sociology expert at Oxford Brookes University about shared parental leave and how much support fathers receive at work have formed part of a new report released by the Women and Equalities Committee this week (20 March).
Macaques appear to select stone tools to crack open oil palm nuts based on the size and strength of their own body, rather than the optimum weight and size of the stone, to make the process more efficient, new research involving Oxford Brookes University has found.
On the 22 January 2018, a showcase of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) research took place at Oxford Brookes University. Staff and students came together under the theme of Intersections and Connections to present new ideas, and to explore the wider impact of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Tina Miller, Professor of Sociology at Oxford Brookes University is undertaking a new research project that will investigate women’s experiences of, and transition to, first-time motherhood.
Dr. Rico Isaacs, Reader in Politics at Oxford Brookes University, has released a book detailing how nations can be built using cinema as a medium (18 Feb). The book, Film and Identity in Kazakhstan: Soviet and post-Soviet culture, uses cinema as an analytical lens to identify four different interpretations of Kazakh nationhood and identity. It also demonstrates how cinema has emerged as a site of dissent against the Kazakh regime.