News

Brookes Professor invited to speak at the Pentagon

Oxford Brookes Psychology professor, Vince Connelly, has been invited to give a talk to senior members of the American Armed Forces at the Pentagon in April.

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

New edition of Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care published

The third edition of Dr Helen Aveyard's book "Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: A Practical Guide" has just been published in its third edition by the Open University Press.

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

December's Faculty and Research Update released

The latest edition of the Faculty and Research Update has been released. This edition has something of a focus on the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, which was submitted at the end of November, but also features other exciting news from across the faculty.

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

My Strong Family Annual Review 12/13 (PDF)

The My Strong Family Centre looks back at the past year's achievements and looks forwards to another productive twelve months.

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Relevant areas: Social Work and Public Health

Why singing in a choir might be good for you

Nick Stewart, who has just graduated from Brookes with a MSc in Psychology, presents his research at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Division of Clinical Psychology on how singing in a choir can boost your mental health.

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

Oxford Brookes praised for healthcare education

Sir Keith Pearson and Ian Cumming, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Health Education England, toured Oxford Brookes' Faculty of Health and Life Sciences where they met students training to be the next generation of nurses, midwives and paramedics.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care, Social Work and Public Health

Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony 2013

The inaugural Placement of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on 23 October, to celebrate excellence in student placement provision by health and social care service providers.

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Relevant areas: all departments

September Faculty and Research Update released!

The latest edition of the Faculty and Research Update has been released. As the new academic year begins, we hope you enjoy reading about recent successes from across the departments.

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

Research in Motion: Ultra Low Carbon Vehicles

With the potential to be as big a change in personal transport since the gentrification of the horse, low carbon electric vehicles present a major shift in the perception of the car and how it impacts on the environment, and on daily life.

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Relevant areas: Psychology, Social Work and Public Health

Oxford Brookes Psychologist work impacts Government White Paper on the future of the Armed Forces Reserves

As part of the work leading to the publication of a Government White Paper detailing the future of the Armed Forces Reserves, Professor Vince Connelly led a study on the workplace cultures of the full and part time members of the Army in order to understand why there was often friction between them and how that friction may be a barrier to workplace integration in the future.

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

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