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International Relations, Politics and Sociology Programme hosts its Annual Postgraduate Day

International Relations, Politics and Sociology Programme hosts its Annual Postgraduate Day

24/07/2017 00:00:00

The ‘Harry Potter effect’ on the Indonesian owl trade

The ‘Harry Potter effect’ on the Indonesian owl trade

29/06/2017 00:00:00

Researchers at Oxford Brookes University have investigated whether or not there is a ‘Harry Potter effect’ on owl keeping in countries where keeping wild birds as pets is considered commonplace.

Sociology lecturer talks at ‘Vietnamese Londoners’ exhibition launch

Sociology lecturer talks at ‘Vietnamese Londoners’ exhibition launch

28/06/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes Sociology lecturer, Dr Tamsin Barber, will be talking at the launch event for the ‘Vietnamese Londoners’ exhibition at Oxford House, London, on July 7.

Successful Faculty research conference exploring ‘The Other’

Successful Faculty research conference exploring ‘The Other’

26/06/2017 00:00:00

Academics from across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences came together on Wednesday 14 June for a successful research conference on the theme of The Other.

Brookes Student discusses Model UN Society Success

Brookes Student discusses Model UN Society Success

13/06/2017 00:00:00

The Oxford Brookes Model UN Society, formed by student Dalila Da Silva Lopes, was recently invited to attend a speech by the General Secretary of the United Nations António Guterres. In an interview Dalila tells us about the society.

Brookes human evolution expert part of a major new Neanderthals documentary

Brookes human evolution expert part of a major new Neanderthals documentary

05/06/2017 00:00:00

Dr Simon Underdown was filmed last week (2 June) for a new documentary on Neanderthals made by the production company behind the 2005 Oscar-winning documentary March of the Penguins.

PhD studentship available for September 2017 start

PhD studentship available for September 2017 start

01/06/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer a full-time PhD Studentship in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, starting on 18 September 2017.

Oxford Brookes Anthropology professor announces new book on understanding conflicts about wildlife

Oxford Brookes Anthropology professor announces new book on understanding conflicts about wildlife

01/06/2017 00:00:00

Professor of Anthropology, Dr Catherine Hill, and Honorary Research Associates Dr Amanda Webber and Dr Nancy Priston have edited a newly published volume Understanding Conflicts About Wildlife: A Biosocial Approach (Berghahn, Oxford).

New voting advice application launched to provide insight into policy preferences

New voting advice application launched to provide insight into policy preferences

25/05/2017 00:00:00

An Oxford Brookes lecturer in comparative politics is behind a new, interactive website launched to help voters in the upcoming UK general election determine which party policies they most closely identify with.

New! Three fee-waiver scholarships now available for MA International Relations and MA International Security

New! Three fee-waiver scholarships now available for MA International Relations and MA International Security

19/05/2017 00:00:00

Applications are now open for three fee-waiver scholarships available for our MA International Relations and our brand-new MA International Security course. The details of the three scholarships are as follows:

Professor recognised by the Government of Japan for outstanding contribution to Japanese studies

Professor recognised by the Government of Japan for outstanding contribution to Japanese studies

16/05/2017 00:00:00

The Government of Japan has bestowed the ‘Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette’ on Dr Joy Hendry, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University.

Primates living near humans show their ingenuity

Primates living near humans show their ingenuity

10/05/2017 00:00:00

Researchers at Oxford Brookes University have documented how and why different species of primate are changing their behaviours to survive near humans.

Brookes expert in blasphemy discusses Stephen Fry investigation

Brookes expert in blasphemy discusses Stephen Fry investigation

08/05/2017 00:00:00

International expert on blasphemy laws at Oxford Brookes discusses on Sky News the reported investigation into actor Stephen Fry for blasphemy.

NEW! Two Primate Conservation fee-waiver scholarships for 2017 start

NEW! Two Primate Conservation fee-waiver scholarships for 2017 start

08/05/2017 00:00:00

Two fee-waiver scholarships are now available to students on the MSc Primate Conservation or MRes Primatology and Conservation courses, for a 2017 start.

New population of the secretive bay cat discovered on Borneo

New population of the secretive bay cat discovered on Borneo

28/04/2017 00:00:00

Scientists are one step closer to understanding the secretive bay cat after capturing camera trap footage (below) of species in a forest where it was thought it did not exist.

Oxford Brookes hosts second Student Research Conference

Oxford Brookes hosts second Student Research Conference

19/04/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes hosts the second Student Research Conference as part of the University's Get Published! initiative.

Faculty leads the way in Brookes Union Teaching Awards

Faculty leads the way in Brookes Union Teaching Awards

30/03/2017 00:00:00

Staff from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have received five nominations across the six categories of the fifth annual Brookes Union Teaching Awards.

Professor Tina Miller called as expert witness for parliamentary inquiry

Professor Tina Miller called as expert witness for parliamentary inquiry

28/03/2017 00:00:00

Professor Tina Miller presented evidence in Westminster as an expert witness for an inquiry into fathers and the workplace.

Morocco’s traditional medicinal trade in reptiles may be a cause for conservation concern

Morocco’s traditional medicinal trade in reptiles may be a cause for conservation concern

27/03/2017 00:00:00

A recent article by researchers at Oxford Brookes University has investigated the ongoing illegal trade in reptiles in Moroccan markets.

Gender and family lives: understanding the generational shift

Gender and family lives: understanding the generational shift

24/03/2017 00:00:00

The ways in which gender shapes modern family lives is a fascinating topic, especially as research shows that parents’ capacities to care and/or work are not biologically-determined, as assumed in previous generations.

Oxford Brookes students present research in Parliament

Oxford Brookes students present research in Parliament

21/03/2017 00:00:00

Two Oxford Brookes students attended Parliament last week for an event at which the UK’s best undergraduate research was presented.

Rare interaction between primates and dangerous predator caught on camera

Rare interaction between primates and dangerous predator caught on camera

20/03/2017 00:00:00

The rainforests of Borneo have many dangers, especially for the more vulnerable prey species. But, these threats may be reduced if different species work together to deter a predator.

Faculty Book Launch a success at the Ashmolean Museum

Faculty Book Launch a success at the Ashmolean Museum

17/03/2017 00:00:00

On Friday 10th March, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted an event to promote and celebrate the recent publications from academics across the faculty.

Research Excellence Awards success for Humanities and Social Sciences academics

Research Excellence Awards success for Humanities and Social Sciences academics

17/03/2017 00:00:00

Numerous academics in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have been awarded Research Excellence Awards in light of the ground breaking research they have undertaken.

MSc Primate Conservation fee-waiver scholarship for 2017 start

MSc Primate Conservation fee-waiver scholarship for 2017 start

07/03/2017 00:00:00

An annual MSc Primate Conservation Fee Waiver Scholarship is available to a student with suitable academic credentials who has significant experience working with any aspect of primate conservation in a country where non-human primates are native.

Oxford Brookes lecturer contributes to parliamentary report on post-Brexit trade between UK and Africa

Oxford Brookes lecturer contributes to parliamentary report on post-Brexit trade between UK and Africa

03/03/2017 00:00:00

Dr Stephen Hurt, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, recently attended an event at Westminster where the Africa All Party Parliamentary Group launched its report on post-Brexit trade between UK and Africa.

Researchers reveal new species of primate from Africa’s Angolan rainforests

Researchers reveal new species of primate from Africa’s Angolan rainforests

22/02/2017 00:00:00

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.

Bringing the urgent plight of endangered primates to a mass audience

Bringing the urgent plight of endangered primates to a mass audience

21/02/2017 00:00:00

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.

Brookes Lecturer Awarded Research Grant

Brookes Lecturer Awarded Research Grant

07/02/2017 00:00:00

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”.

Brookes Undergraduate Research Success

Brookes Undergraduate Research Success

01/02/2017 00:00:00

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.

World’s experts on primate conservation call for urgent action to battle impending extinction crisis

World’s experts on primate conservation call for urgent action to battle impending extinction crisis

19/01/2017 00:00:00

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.

PhD studentships now available for September 2017 start

PhD studentships now available for September 2017 start

10/01/2017 00:00:00

Geography lecturer leads ground-breaking project that shines a light on fossil sunshine

Geography lecturer leads ground-breaking project that shines a light on fossil sunshine

15/12/2016 00:00:00

Brookes’ lecturers to convene prestigious British Academy conference

Brookes’ lecturers to convene prestigious British Academy conference

25/11/2016 00:00:00

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.

Defining conservation priorities in tropical and biodiversity rich countries

Defining conservation priorities in tropical and biodiversity rich countries

25/11/2016 00:00:00

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 to re-air award-winning slow loris documentary

BBC2 to re-air award-winning slow loris documentary

02/11/2016 00:00:00

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.

Former Brookes PhD Student publishes new book on How Change Happens

Former Brookes PhD Student publishes new book on How Change Happens

26/10/2016 00:00:00

Dr Duncan Green, a former PhD research student and current Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam, returned to Oxford Brookes to give a talk about his new book How Change Happens ahead of its publication

Brookes becomes first University in the UK to offer virtual reality tour

Brookes becomes first University in the UK to offer virtual reality tour

05/10/2016 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to recruit new students.

Lecturer in International Relations made permanent member of Department of Social Sciences

Lecturer in International Relations made permanent member of Department of Social Sciences

30/09/2016 00:00:00

Dr Maia Pal, lecturer in International Relations at Oxford Brookes University, has been made a permanent member of the teaching and research staff in the Department of Social Sciences.

Department of Social Sciences welcomes new lecturer in Politics

Department of Social Sciences welcomes new lecturer in Politics

30/09/2016 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are delighted to welcome Dr Jon Wheatley to the Department of Social Sciences as lecturer in Politics.

Brookes Biologist lends expertise to UK live science event

Brookes Biologist lends expertise to UK live science event

19/09/2016 00:00:00

Dr Simon Underdown will be talking about human evolution at New Scientist’s first ever four-day live science event in London this week (22-25 September)

Oxford Brookes launches brand new Criminology course

Oxford Brookes launches brand new Criminology course

08/09/2016 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are pleased to announce the launch of a new undergraduate degree in Criminology.

Anna Nekaris Discusses Slow Loris Trade in Japan

Anna Nekaris Discusses Slow Loris Trade in Japan

05/09/2016 00:00:00

Anna Nekaris Discusses Slow Loris Trade in Japan

First Year Students receive Ede and Ravenscroft Prize

First Year Students receive Ede and Ravenscroft Prize

08/08/2016 00:00:00

Five students from across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have received prizes for outstanding academic achievement in their first year of studies.

Anthropology PhD students bring a Skeletal stall to the Science Bazaar

Anthropology PhD students bring a Skeletal stall to the Science Bazaar

28/07/2016 00:00:00

Two Brookes’ PhD students ran a skeletal stall at the recent Brookes Science Bazaar on Saturday 5th July. Nikki Lamb and Sophie Edwards’ stall aimed to give children and parents an experience of handling skeletons.

Dr Simon Underdown receives Chartered Science Teacher Status

Dr Simon Underdown receives Chartered Science Teacher Status

28/07/2016 00:00:00

Dr Simon Underdown has been awarded Chartered Science Teacher status (CSciTeach) by the Royal Society of Biology.

International Relations, Politics and Sociology annual postgraduate day proves to be a great success

International Relations, Politics and Sociology annual postgraduate day proves to be a great success

21/07/2016 00:00:00

Leading Humanities and Social Sciences academics recognised in new research excellence awards

Leading Humanities and Social Sciences academics recognised in new research excellence awards

11/07/2016 00:00:00

The Research Excellence Awards are a new initiative introduced by the University as part of Oxford Brookes’ commitment to supporting research-active academics.

Royal Anthropological Institute conference success for student society

Royal Anthropological Institute conference success for student society

20/05/2016 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes lecturers to convene 2017 British Academy Conference

Oxford Brookes lecturers to convene 2017 British Academy Conference

18/05/2016 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes University to host the 6th annual National Student Conference for the Royal Anthropological Institute!

Oxford Brookes University to host the 6th annual National Student Conference for the Royal Anthropological Institute!

05/05/2016 00:00:00

PhD studentships now available for September 2016 start!

PhD studentships now available for September 2016 start!

29/04/2016 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer a number of full-time PhD Studentships across a range of subject areas for a September 2016 start.

Oxford Brookes named as one of the best young universities in the world

Oxford Brookes named as one of the best young universities in the world

08/04/2016 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes University has been named in the Times Higher Education’s 150 Under 50 Rankings for the first time.

New! Fee-waiver scholarship now available for MA International Relations

New! Fee-waiver scholarship now available for MA International Relations

04/04/2016 00:00:00

An annual MA International Relations (all pathways) Fee Waiver Scholarship is available to an international student with suitable academic credentials. This will cover 100% of the tuition fees(£13,620) and is open to international students intending to start their course in September 2016.

Sociology Lecturer receives funding award from the British Academy

Sociology Lecturer receives funding award from the British Academy

02/03/2016 00:00:00

Dr Tamsin Barber, senior lecturer in Sociology, has been successful in receiving a grant from the British Academy for her project: Becoming East Asian: Race, Ethnicity and Youth Politics of Belonging in Superdiverse Britain (with Dr. Diana Yeh, City University, London).

Oxford Brookes to host workshop on 'Vulnerability and the Politics of Care'

Oxford Brookes to host workshop on 'Vulnerability and the Politics of Care'

23/12/2015 00:00:00

On 21-22 January 2016 Oxford Brookes University will host a workshop on the topic 'Vulnerability and the Politics of Care'.

Applications for the Sasakawa postgraduate studentship in Japanese studies are now open!

Applications for the Sasakawa postgraduate studentship in Japanese studies are now open!

23/12/2015 00:00:00

The Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University is pleased to invite applications for the Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentship in Japanese studies, made possible through the generosity of The Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

Elites, Legality and Inequalities of Power: State Capture in Comparative Perspective

Elites, Legality and Inequalities of Power: State Capture in Comparative Perspective

23/11/2015 00:00:00

Anthropology lecturer to present research at 2015 Caring Matters Conference

Anthropology lecturer to present research at 2015 Caring Matters Conference

13/11/2015 00:00:00

Senior lecturer in anthropology, Jason Danely, will be running a workshop about his research on family-provisioned care in Japan at the Caring Matters Conference.

Oxford Brookes lecturer acts as guest editor for sociology journal

Oxford Brookes lecturer acts as guest editor for sociology journal

09/10/2015 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes sociology lecturer Professor Tina Miller has guest edited a special issue of the journal 'Families, Relationships and Societies' alongside Professor Esther Dermott (Bristol University), which is now available online.

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2016 start

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2016 start

09/10/2015 00:00:00

To mark its 150th Anniversary, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University, is pleased to offer a number of full-time PhD Studentships across a range of subject areas in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, starting in January 2016.

Oxford Brookes Anthropologist receives Early Career award from the Enhancing Life Project

Oxford Brookes Anthropologist receives Early Career award from the Enhancing Life Project

07/10/2015 00:00:00

Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, Jason Danely, was one of only twenty scholars from around the world to receive a two-year $50,000 Early Career award from the Enhancing Life Project, a collaborative research group funded by the John Templeton Foundation in collaboration with the University of Chicago and Ruhr University, Bochum.

Geography academic to feature on BBC4’s Oak Tree

Geography academic to feature on BBC4’s Oak Tree

01/10/2015 00:00:00

An Oxford Brookes academic will feature in the BBC 4 programme, ’Oak Tree: Nature’s Greatest Survivor’ due to be aired at 9pm on Thursday 1 October on BBC 4.

Professor showcases research in week-long feature on BBC Oxford

Professor showcases research in week-long feature on BBC Oxford

21/09/2015 00:00:00

Tina Miller, Professor in Sociology at Oxford Brookes University will be taking part in a series of short radio features all next week on BBC Oxford to highlight her research into managing modern family lives (21-25 September).

Professor showcases research in week-long feature on BBC Oxford

Professor showcases research in week-long feature on BBC Oxford

18/09/2015 00:00:00

Tina Miller, Professor in Sociology at Oxford Brookes University will be taking part in a series of short radio features all this week (21-25 September) on BBC Oxford to highlight her research into managing modern family lives.

Rare footage of young orangutan and gibbon’s playtime captured by Oxford Brookes postgraduate student

Rare footage of young orangutan and gibbon’s playtime captured by Oxford Brookes postgraduate student

17/09/2015 00:00:00

Rare video footage of a young wild orangutan and gibbon playing together has been captured by an Oxford Brookes postgraduate student. The two youngsters can be seen enthusiastically tickling, wrestling and chasing each other in the canopy of the rainforest.

Slow Loris expert steps up to the Lush Soapbox

Slow Loris expert steps up to the Lush Soapbox

16/09/2015 00:00:00

An Oxford Brookes University researcher in primate conservation will be hosting a Lush Soapbox talk at Lush’s new flagship store on Oxford Street, London.

Research finds honey is a sweet treat for chimps during food droughts

Research finds honey is a sweet treat for chimps during food droughts

06/08/2015 00:00:00

New research by an Oxford Brookes academic has found that wild chimpanzees eat honey from wild beehives as a ‘fallback food’ during lean months when forest fruit is in short supply.

International Relations, Politics and Sociology Programme hosts Tenth Annual Postgraduate Day

International Relations, Politics and Sociology Programme hosts Tenth Annual Postgraduate Day

06/08/2015 00:00:00

Wild chimpanzees drink alcohol using leafy tools, research finds

Wild chimpanzees drink alcohol using leafy tools, research finds

25/06/2015 00:00:00

Research by an Oxford Brookes academic and a team of international scientists has found that chimpanzees drink alcohol using leafy drinking vessels.

Brookes research finds modern humans gave fatal diseases to Neanderthals

Brookes research finds modern humans gave fatal diseases to Neanderthals

10/04/2015 00:00:00

The dominant theories surrounding the decline of the Neanderthals has been challenged by new research which suggests that rather than modern humans and environmental changes, it was actually infectious diseases which modern humans brought with them that may have caused their demise.

Lemur Conservation Network launch

Lemur Conservation Network launch

18/03/2015 00:00:00

Turkey’s changing role in in the New Middle East

Turkey’s changing role in in the New Middle East

20/02/2015 00:00:00

Celebration of newly published authors in Humanities and Social Sciences

Celebration of newly published authors in Humanities and Social Sciences

18/12/2014 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences recently celebrated the launch of six new publications across various subjects.

Human-Primate Interactions specialism at Brookes showcased by BBC Earth

Human-Primate Interactions specialism at Brookes showcased by BBC Earth

27/11/2014 00:00:00

Dr Kimberley Hockings’ research on chimpanzees living in human-impacted habitats has been discussed in a fascinating piece published this week on the BBC’s Earth website.

Wildlife Trade on the Internet

Wildlife Trade on the Internet

21/11/2014 00:00:00

The illegal trade in wildlife, including parts of tigers or ivory, continues to thrive on the Internet.

Geography lecturer reveals 10,000 years of climate change in Oxfordshire

Geography lecturer reveals 10,000 years of climate change in Oxfordshire

13/11/2014 00:00:00

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2015 start

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2015 start

31/10/2014 00:00:00

A range of research studentships are now open to applications in ten subject areas across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The closing date for applications is 24 November 2014 and successful applicants will begin their studies in January 2015.

Social Sciences Senior Lecturer awarded prestigious EU funding for PhD studentship

Social Sciences Senior Lecturer awarded prestigious EU funding for PhD studentship

01/10/2014 00:00:00

Dr Rico Isaacs, Senior Lecturer for the Department of Social Sciences has been granted part of a €3.81M funding award from the EU’s prestigious 2020 Horizon project.

Research degree funding on your mind?

Research degree funding on your mind?

15/09/2014 00:00:00

The International Relations, Politics and Sociology programme held its Ninth Annual Postgraduate Day on 13 June 2014

The International Relations, Politics and Sociology programme held its Ninth Annual Postgraduate Day on 13 June 2014

17/07/2014 00:00:00

This was another stimulating and enjoyable event, which for the first time was held in the University’s new John Henry Brookes Building.

MSc Primate Conservation student publishes her research in local African newspaper

MSc Primate Conservation student publishes her research in local African newspaper

15/07/2014 00:00:00

Joselyn Mormile, a student on the MSc Primate Conservation course, has been researching human-baboon interaction in South Africa for her dissertation.

British Academy fellowship given to sociology academic

British Academy fellowship given to sociology academic

08/05/2014 00:00:00

Tina Miller, Professor of Sociology, has been awarded one of only 38 British Academy Mid-Career Fellowships to support research during the next academic year.

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Students' Conference Held at Brookes

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Students' Conference Held at Brookes

06/05/2014 00:00:00

Senior Lecturer briefs Minister on relations with Russia

Senior Lecturer briefs Minister on relations with Russia

02/05/2014 00:00:00

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences picks up two awards at Brookes Union Teaching Awards

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences picks up two awards at Brookes Union Teaching Awards

01/05/2014 00:00:00

The Faculty had two winners on the night, each receiving a beautiful glass trophy. Dr Ian Holgate won Best Single Learning Experience for a fantastic and "inspirational" visit he organised for Art History students to the Tate Britain and Tate Modern.

Oxford Brookes planning major OutBurst in May

Oxford Brookes planning major OutBurst in May

17/04/2014 00:00:00

This May, OutBurst, the Oxford Brookes festival at Pegasus Theatre, showcases cutting-edge research and expertise from right across the University in a variety of stimulating and fun events.

OBAH hosts introductory short course into Human Osteology

OBAH hosts introductory short course into Human Osteology

15/04/2014 00:00:00

Major OutBurst planned for May

Major OutBurst planned for May

11/04/2014 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes’ annual festival at Pegasus Theatre, this year entitled OutBurst, is again set to thrill audiences with cutting-edge research showcases and events.

Theories of Globalization Workshop

Theories of Globalization Workshop

31/03/2014 00:00:00

Panelists reflected on the book’s contribution to global studies and research on the global.

Essay Competition: Can social sciences save lives?

Essay Competition: Can social sciences save lives?

19/03/2014 00:00:00

Brookes expert Sarah Whitmore on BBC evening news; “Ukraine unlikely to break-up”

Brookes expert Sarah Whitmore on BBC evening news; “Ukraine unlikely to break-up”

28/02/2014 00:00:00

Brookes Japanese Lecturer to feature on BBC Radio 4’s landmark film programme

Brookes Japanese Lecturer to feature on BBC Radio 4’s landmark film programme

27/02/2014 00:00:00

Horse meat Scandal: First past the post(er)

Horse meat Scandal: First past the post(er)

27/02/2014 00:00:00

Can Madagascar's lemurs be spared from extinction?

Can Madagascar's lemurs be spared from extinction?

24/02/2014 00:00:00

An emergency action plan, co-authored by a Oxford Brookes University lecturer, is aiming to help save the lemurs of Madagascar in the middle of the country's current political and economic crisis.

First ever lecture in the New JHB lecture theatre

First ever lecture in the New JHB lecture theatre

24/02/2014 00:00:00

Dr Lucy Ford, Senior Lecturer in International Relations for the Department of Social Sciences, delivered the first ever lecture in the John Henry Brookes Building’s landmark ‘floating’ lecture theatre this morning.

Can Madagascar's lemurs be spared from extinction?

Can Madagascar's lemurs be spared from extinction?

21/02/2014 00:00:00

An emergency action plan, co-authored by a Oxford Brookes University lecturer, is aiming to help save the lemurs of Madagascar in the middle of the country's current political and economic crisis.

Brookes' Expert on current Ukraine Crisis

Brookes' Expert on current Ukraine Crisis

07/02/2014 00:00:00

Internet security and Big Data considered by panel of experts during seminar hosted by Oxford Brookes University

Internet security and Big Data considered by panel of experts during seminar hosted by Oxford Brookes University

05/02/2014 00:00:00

In the third of a series of three seminars on ‘Networks and Society’ organised by Brunel University and the Centre for Global Politics, Economy and Society at Oxford Brookes University, the theme was ‘Data-bases and surveillance’.

Thousands of pieces of ivory found for sale

Thousands of pieces of ivory found for sale

15/01/2014 00:00:00

A team from Oxford Brookes and the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC have found more than 3300 pieces of ivory and close to 50 raw ivory elephant tusks openly for sale in Mong La, a town on the Myanmar side of the country’s border with China.

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