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

Faculty Careers Event Inspires Undergraduates

Over 40 employers and experts attended the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Careers Event to discuss their careers and offer advice to current students, with a large 'speed-networking' event, as well as a mini-careers fair and a keynote lecture by Dr Andrew Bottomley.

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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

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

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