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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.
With a general election only weeks away, a newly updated online voting advice tool called WhoGetsMyVoteUK will soon be available.
Rapid human encroachment in Madagascar, especially in the more accessible lowland areas, is threatening the existence of lemurs, according to a team of Oxford Brookes University academics. A new study indicates that the few lowland rainforests left in Madagascar are crucial for lemur conservation.
A research project focused uniquely on the missing voices and experiences of Syrian refugee fathers and the integration of their families has been recognised by the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2019.
Professor Anna Nekaris and a team of researchers has conducted the first ever study showing that the wild nocturnal primate, the Javan Slow Loris (Nycticebus javanicus), communicates in pure ultrasound, which is inaudible to the human ear. Before the discovery, it was commonly thought that slow lorises are almost silent. The study involved following the animals throughout their active periods.
The first-ever sleep study on a nocturnal primate performed in the wild has provided fascinating insights which might tell us more about our own sleep patterns.
An Oxford Brookes University alumna has received a Fulbright Award for one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.