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Physiotherapist awarded NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship

A physiotherapist who works with patients in the Adult Intensive Care Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital has become the first physio working clinically at Oxford University Hospitals to receive funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to study for a PhD. Owen Gustafson, OUH’s lead physiotherapist for the AICU, has been awarded […]

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Success in QS Subject Ranking

Oxford Medical Sciences has come top in two subject areas in the latest and internationally-respected QS rankings. The QS World University Rankings by Subject cover a total of 51 disciplines, grouped into five broad subject areas. The QS World University Rankings by Subject are compiled annually to help prospective students identify the leading universities in a particular […]

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Oxford Brookes amongst the world’s best universities in 13 subject areas in 2021 global rankings

Oxford Brookes University has been ranked amongst the world’s top universities in 13 subject areas in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Hospitality and Leisure Management continues to be highly ranked, at number 14 in the world and second in the UK; Business and Management retained its place in the world’s top 100 […]

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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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