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05 May 2021

Royal Geographical Society award for Oxford Brookes Senior Lecturer

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).

Royal Geographical Society award for Oxford Brookes Senior Lecturer

15 March 2021

Institute of Public Care and Barnardo’s to research impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable young people

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.

Institute of Public Care and Barnardo’s to research the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable young people

03 March 2021

UN World Wildlife Day: working with small-holder farmers in Indonesia, for sustainable results

Today marks UN World Wildlife Day which aims to raise awareness of the world’s wild flora and fauna.

UN World Wildlife Day: working with small-holder farmers in Indonesia, for sustainable results

02 March 2021

Legal wildlife trade needs monitoring to reduce risk of a new pandemic

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.

Legal wildlife trade needs monitoring to reduce risk of a new pandemic

29 January 2021

Territorial, expert navigators: the black howler monkeys of Mexico

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.

Territorial, expert navigators: the black howler monkeys of Mexico

17 November 2020

Tropical peatland conservation could protect humans from new diseases

New research has found that the conservation of tropical peatlands could reduce the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the likelihood of new diseases jumping from animals to humans.

Tropical peatland conservation could protect humans from new diseases