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

Oxford Brookes researchers to play a key role in the largest ever study in to the impact of prostate cancer

Researchers at Oxford Brookes University are to play a key role in a pioneering new research project named 'Life after prostate cancer diagnosis', funded by the Movember Foundation in partnership with Prostate Cancer UK.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

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

Paramedic Alumni Wins Prestigious Enterprise Award

Earlier this month, Cheshire based business Jigsaw Medical, founded and run by former Oxford Brookes student Chris Percival, were delighted to win Best Enterprise in the Northern Heats of the the Lloyds Bank Enterprise Awards.

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Relevant areas: Department of Clinical Health Care

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

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