Brookes in the News autumn 2020

02 December 2020

Congratulations to fellow student Elena Račevska on winning two awards in the 2020 British Ecological Society photography competition – for her stunning images of children playing among giant baobab trees at sunset (pictured), and also a perfectly camouflaged bird, the nightjar.

Watch the ITV News report on rapid Covid-19 testing at Oxford Brookes.

Read in the Oxford Mail about how fellow student Callum Lea, founder of Sporting Minds UK, is supporting the mental health of young athletes.

A research team led by Dr Victor Bolanos-Garcia, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Biochemistry, discovered a protein in coronavirus that acts as a ‘Trojan horse’ by hiding it from the human body’s natural immune system. Read the story in the Oxford Mail.

See how fellow student Zoya Khan’s has creatively placed images of famous Bollywood stars into photographs of the unique heritage architecture of the ancient city of Srinagar, as reported in The Hindu.

Research identifying problems with the horse racing industry’s attitudes towards motherhood, led by Dr Kate Clayton-Hathway, Research Fellow in Gender and Diversity, was reported in the Guardian.

Good luck to recent graduate, Bradley Charlton who is making a feature-length film on a budget of £10,000, filmed in and around Oxford. He is now in the post-production process – and is hoping to have it ready to be shown from June.

Professor Anna Nekaris’s research into why and how slow lorises use their venom was the subject of an article in the New York Times.

What a sweet idea! Fellow students, Jenny Bates and Elle Nash have set up a pic’n’mix delivery service. Read about in the Oxford Mail.

Oxford Brookes’ status as a top-tier university for sustainable energy was reported in the Oxford Mail.