The Department of Biological and Medical Sciences is home to over 30 research groups studying three broad areas of biology: Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, Biomedical Science, and Evolution, Ecology, Environment and Conservation. Our research is funded by a range of sources including BBSRC, NERC, MRC, Wellcome, and the Leverhulme Trust. The quality and impact of our […]
Blog Posts: COVID 19
When the new coronavirus arrived in early 2020, people with asthma were identified as being at higher risk from the disease. Judgements about who was at increased risk had to be made on the best available evidence – which wasn’t much. Data from China was only just emerging and COVID-19 had yet to reach pandemic status. Given […]
Biomedical Sciences Day on 11 June is an opportunity to celebrate the vital and often unseen work of our laboratory staff, who in normal times play a crucial role in diagnosing illnesses, but who have over the past few weeks been fundamental to the our efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Biomedical Science Day is an […]
Oxford Brookes University runs the degree course below which is ranked 1st in the UK for research and 2nd for teaching – Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019. It is provided in the The Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, part of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, offers a research-led, dynamic and supportive environment […]
The Institute of Public Care was established in 1987 and is part of Oxford Brookes University. As an outstanding university institute we work with our clients to deliver better health and social care outcomes. We use our professional experience and academic rigour to drive improvement and innovation and to generate new learning for the benefit […]
For information on the BRC’s research see Oxford Health: COVID-19 and mental health research at Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre.