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An international team of researchers led by Oxford Brookes University has revealed a new species of primate in a paper published by the American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
In January 2017, a familiar voice was heard on national and international news outlets warning that many primates are entering the 11th hour before mass extinction.
Dr Tamsin Barber (Senior Lecturer in Sociology) has been awarded a Newton Mobility Grant with Dr Phuc Van Nguyen, Trung Vuong University, Vietnam, for the project: “New Labour Migrations Between Vietnam and the UK: Motivations, Journeys and Reflections”.
Three undergraduates from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have had their research selected to represent Oxford Brookes at a national level. Additionally, Olena Zyelyentsova and Georgia Shortman have been invited to share their research at the Posters in Parliament conference in March 2017.
A recently published article co-authored by 31 internationally recognised experts on primate conservation, including four academics from three UK universities (Oxford Brookes University, Durham University and Liverpool John Moores University), has called for urgent action to protect the world’s dwindling primate populations.
An interdisciplinary group made up of teaching staff across the Department of Social Sciences will convene the first of the 2017 British Academy Conferences - an honour that recognises academic vision and leading-edge research from across the UK.
A lecturer in Human Geography at Oxford Brookes is part of a study making the case for conservation initiatives to be prioritised in Malaysia.
BBC2 will broadcast the award-winning Natural World documentary ‘Jungle Gremlins of Java’ on Saturday 5 November at 11.00am, about the under-threat slow loris primate.