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Faculty awarded Athena SWAN Silver

Athena SWAN Silver has been awarded to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in recognition of their commitment to advancing women's careers in science and medicine in higher education.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Over 1000 people take part in the biggest Brookes Science Bazaar yet

Every March, science spills into the county’s streets and spaces for a range of talks, events and activities as part of the Oxfordshire Science Festival.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH, Department of Applied Health and Professional Development, Department of Nursing

Identity is related to wellbeing in older age, research finds

Our results suggest that wellbeing does not depend on what you remember, or even how good your memory is. What is crucial is how you conceptualise your identity in the present moment.

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Relevant areas: Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Meet the finalists in the 2015 Business Plan Competition

Pop-up restaurants, lifestyle apps, fitness classes, 3D technology, waste product recycling, consultancies providing engineering expertise or online training, charging devices and personalised holidays; these are just some of the ideas behind a wide range of business plans put before the judges in the Oxford Brookes Business Plan Competition 2015.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Faculty Newsletter - February edition released

Read the February 2015 edition of the newsletter now for all the latest research news stories and events from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

2015 Postgraduate Symposium

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences held its annual Postgraduate Research Symposium on 14 January, which brought together research students from across the departments.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Oxford Brookes' REF 2014 results

Oxford Brookes’ well-established and growing international reputation for research has been confirmed with the publication of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2014

The 2nd Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on the 9 October, in Oxford Brookes' historic Headington Hill Hall, to celebrate excellence in student placement provision by health and social care service providers.

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Relevant areas: all departments

Faculty Newsletter - October edition released

Read the October edition of the newsletter now for all the latest research news stories and events from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

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Relevant areas: Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Clinical Health Care, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

Carol Ann Gee and Dr Sian Jones Win Teaching Awards

Psychology teaching fellow Dr Siân Jones and Mental Health Nursing lecturer Carol Gee have been chosen as winners at the Brookes Union Teaching Awards 2014. Dr Jones was selected for the Best Academic Advisor Award, whilst Carol Gee was the winner of the Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty Award.

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Relevant areas: Clinical Health Care, Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, PSWPH

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