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Covid-19: investigating the team working experiences of front line NHS staff

A new research project, led by Oxford Brookes University, will examine the team working experiences of front line NHS staff working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 18-month project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to COVID-19, will interview and survey NHS personnel who worked, or […]

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New publication demonstrates scale of impact delivered by Research and Innovation at Alliance universities

A new publication released today by University Alliance (UA), showcases how research taking place in universities across the Alliance is delivering local and global impact. Oxford Brookes University is one of 12 universities which form University Alliance, representing professional and technical universities. Launched to coincide with British Science Week, the publication uses case studies to highlight how Alliance […]

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Entrepreneurs set to benefit from new centre at Oxford Brookes University

The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) has announced a new part-Government funded project – delivered in collaboration with Oxford Brookes University – set to promote entrepreneurship and support start-up businesses in the county. The new Oxford Brookes Enterprise Centre will give companies access to lab spaces, experts and professional networks. It’s hoped that the new […]

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100 Women of Oxford Medical Sciences

100 years since women were admitted as full members of the University of Oxford, women now hold vital posts at all levels of this institution. Across 16 departments and numerous affiliated units, the women of Medical Sciences come from all walks of life, from all backgrounds, from all over the world. In the Medical Sciences […]

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New ‘DIGIT Lab’ launched to help businesses close digital transformation gap

A new research centre involving three academics from Oxford Brookes Business School will help large organisations adapt to the rapid pace of digital transformation in society. The DIGIT (Digital Innovation for Growth, Impact and Transformation (DIGIT) Lab has been announced as one of six new national Next Stage Digital Economy Centres by the Engineering and […]

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The great outdoors: £1 million grant to study countryside rights of way

COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of accessing nature to people’s health and wellbeing, with 42% of adults saying that ‘visiting green and natural spaces has been even more important to their wellbeing since coronavirus’*. Now a £1 million project will be researching the mapping, development, use and experience of twentieth and twenty-first century rights of […]

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Oxford University welcomes UK regulatory emergency use authorisation of coronavirus vaccine

The University of Oxford welcomes the news that the UK Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise the emergency use of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 coronavirus vaccine in the UK. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) will also publish its latest advice for the […]

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OUH Chief Executive welcomes green light for use of Oxford Covid Vaccine

Dr Bruno Holthof, Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospitals (OUH), has welcomed today’s announcement that the coronavirus vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford has been approved for use in the UK. The UK Government today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise the emergency use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in […]

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Nursing research leader Cathy Henshall awarded Readership at Oxford Brookes University

Congratulations to Dr Cathy Henshall who has been awarded a Readership within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University (OBU). Dr Henshall, who is Head of Research Delivery at Oxford Health and NIHR Associate Director of Nursing, has been a fellow at OBU since 2016 and has collaborated with colleagues there on research projects in […]

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