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Creative Writing lecturer discusses his latest book on BBC Radio 3’s ‘Free Thinkers’

Creative Writing lecturer discusses his latest book on BBC Radio 3’s ‘Free Thinkers’

22/05/2017 00:00:00

Dr James Hawes, Reader in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University, discussed his most recent book, The Shortest History of Germany, with Anna McElvoy on BBC Radio 3’s ‘Free Thinking’ on Wednesday 17 May.

Launch Party for Oxford Brookes Alumna’s Third Novel

Launch Party for Oxford Brookes Alumna’s Third Novel

22/05/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes would like to congratulate alumna Rachel Crowther on the upcoming publication of her third novel. Every Secret Thing is set to be published on 29 June, with a launch party being held on the 1 July at Woodstock Town Hall. The venue has previously played host to many prestigious authors, including Joanna Trollope, Jane Gardam and Patrick Gale.

Brookes expert in blasphemy discusses Stephen Fry investigation

Brookes expert in blasphemy discusses Stephen Fry investigation

08/05/2017 00:00:00

International expert on blasphemy laws at Oxford Brookes discusses on Sky News the reported investigation into actor Stephen Fry for blasphemy.

Dr Morag Joss wins Teaching Teapot Award

Dr Morag Joss wins Teaching Teapot Award

05/05/2017 00:00:00

At the recent finalists’ party for English Literature, Drama and Creative Writing students, Lecturer in Creative Writing, Dr Morag Joss, was awarded this year’s Nigel Messenger Teaching Teapot Award.

Stones Theatre Company presents latest performance

Stones Theatre Company presents latest performance

28/04/2017 00:00:00

Stones Theatre Company, run by Oxford Brookes students Olivia Stone and Rachael Head, is about to present its fourth production, Radiant Vermin by Philip Ridley.

Oxford Brookes hosts second Student Research Conference

Oxford Brookes hosts second Student Research Conference

19/04/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes hosts the second Student Research Conference as part of the University's Get Published! initiative.

Poetics of Home: Place and Identity Creative Writing Symposium

Poetics of Home: Place and Identity Creative Writing Symposium

05/04/2017 00:00:00

With the support of Santander Universities and Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre, a creative writing symposium on the theme of the Poetics of Home was held at the Institute of English Studies in London on 18 March. Comprising a variety of panel presentations, discussions and readings, this one-day symposium offered a unique platform for poets, researchers and educators to establish a dialogue on the representation of homelands, migration, diaspora, language and border-crossings in contemporary poetry and poetics.

Language students get invaluable insight into careers in translation

Language students get invaluable insight into careers in translation

05/04/2017 00:00:00

Language students at Oxford Brookes were lucky enough to receive a visit from a big name in translation. Philip Cole, former head of the English and Irish Translation Unit at the European Parliament, ran a French to English translation workshop for the students and answered any questions the students had about working in the industry.

Faculty leads the way in Brookes Union Teaching Awards

Faculty leads the way in Brookes Union Teaching Awards

30/03/2017 00:00:00

Staff from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have received five nominations across the six categories of the fifth annual Brookes Union Teaching Awards.

Oxford Brookes Alumni to publish young adult novels with Usborne

Oxford Brookes Alumni to publish young adult novels with Usborne

24/03/2017 00:00:00

Linni Ingemundsen, Oxford Brookes MA Creative Writing alumna, is set to have her first book published by Usborne Publishing. This will be the first novel in a two-book deal with Usborne’s young adult section.

Brookes on books at the FTWeekend Oxford Literary Festival

Brookes on books at the FTWeekend Oxford Literary Festival

22/03/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes University will again have a strong presence at the FTWeekend Oxford Literary Festival with an exciting programme of events.

Funding opportunity for postgraduate Humanities and Social Sciences students

Funding opportunity for postgraduate Humanities and Social Sciences students

21/03/2017 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer the de Rohan Scholarship to one full or part-time student studying the MA Creative Writing, MA English, MA History, or MA by Research in the History of Art for September 2017 entry.

Faculty Book Launch a success at the Ashmolean Museum

Faculty Book Launch a success at the Ashmolean Museum

17/03/2017 00:00:00

On Friday 10th March, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted an event to promote and celebrate the recent publications from academics across the faculty.

Research Excellence Awards success for Humanities and Social Sciences academics

Research Excellence Awards success for Humanities and Social Sciences academics

17/03/2017 00:00:00

Numerous academics in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have been awarded Research Excellence Awards in light of the ground breaking research they have undertaken.

Brookes lecturer develops innovative interactive online resource to explore local and regional knowledge of witchcraft and magic.

Brookes lecturer develops innovative interactive online resource to explore local and regional knowledge of witchcraft and magic.

01/03/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes mourns death of PhD student, broadcaster and author Frank Delaney

Oxford Brookes mourns death of PhD student, broadcaster and author Frank Delaney

23/02/2017 00:00:00

Staff and students of the Department of English and Modern Languages were saddened to hear of the death of author and broadcaster Frank Delaney in Connecticut yesterday.

Poetry Centre tour with distinguished Danish poet Pia Tafdrup begins

Poetry Centre tour with distinguished Danish poet Pia Tafdrup begins

13/02/2017 00:00:00

A short poetry tour co-ordinated by Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre and featuring one of Scandinavia’s best-known poets, Pia Tafdrup, will begin on Wednesday 15 February.

Oxford Brookes professor joins expert panel on Radio 4’s In Our Time

Oxford Brookes professor joins expert panel on Radio 4’s In Our Time

10/02/2017 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes’ Professor Simon Kövesi took part in BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time on Thursday 9 February, joining an expert panel discussing the Northamptonshire poet John Clare.

Shining a light on a neglected 19th century poetic movement

Shining a light on a neglected 19th century poetic movement

02/02/2017 00:00:00

Emerging in 1848, Pre-Raphaelitism brought together artists and writers whose aim was to challenge artistic and literary conventions.

Brookes Undergraduate Research Success

Brookes Undergraduate Research Success

01/02/2017 00:00:00

Three undergraduates from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have had their research selected to represent Oxford Brookes at a national level. Additionally, Olena Zyelyentsova and Georgia Shortman have been invited to share their research at the Posters in Parliament conference in March 2017.

Oxford Brookes to launch “Reading Machine”

Oxford Brookes to launch “Reading Machine”

11/01/2017 00:00:00

A cross-faculty Oxford Brookes research group will be launching their latest project this month. Avant-Gardes and Speculative Technology (AGAST), founded by Dr Eric White (Department of English and Modern Languages) and John Twycross (Department of Computing and Communication Technologies), will be unveiling their Reading Machine on January 24 in the JHBB special collections archive.

Academic releases new book on Germany-but with a twist

Academic releases new book on Germany-but with a twist

01/12/2016 00:00:00

Dr James Hawes, reader in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University, is set to release a book on the complete history of Germany – but with a twist.

Drama student Q & A with Toby Jones - stage, screen, and voice actor

Drama student Q & A with Toby Jones - stage, screen, and voice actor

30/11/2016 00:00:00

Toby Jones, star of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Hunger Games, visited Oxford Brookes to answer questions from the university’s Drama students.

Brookes Lecturer uncovers secret life of 16th century theatre

Brookes Lecturer uncovers secret life of 16th century theatre

16/11/2016 00:00:00

Dr Eleanor Lowe, Senior Lecturer in Drama at Oxford Brookes University, has recently worked in collaboration with The Malone Society.

Academic series to explore how we can best commemorate war

Academic series to explore how we can best commemorate war

11/11/2016 00:00:00

Academics at Oxford Brookes University and the University of Oxford will lead a new seminar series which will bring together leading figures in the arts and politics to discuss how best we can commemorate war.

Brookes alumna, Dr Alice Nuttall, to present seminar about Alice in Wonderland

Brookes alumna, Dr Alice Nuttall, to present seminar about Alice in Wonderland

28/10/2016 00:00:00

Dr Alice Nuttall, who completed her PhD at Oxford Brookes University in 2015 on the subject of Fur, Fangs and Feathers: Colonial and counter-colonial portrayals of American Indians in young adult fantasy literature, will give a talk as part of the St Clare’s Seminar Series on Wednesday 2 November.

Brookes becomes first University in the UK to offer virtual reality tour

Brookes becomes first University in the UK to offer virtual reality tour

05/10/2016 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to recruit new students.

Department of English and Modern Languages welcomes new lecturer

Department of English and Modern Languages welcomes new lecturer

05/10/2016 00:00:00

The faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are delighted to welcome to the Department of English and Modern Languages Dr James Emmott.

Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition - winners announced!

Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition - winners announced!

04/10/2016 00:00:00

The winners of Oxford Brookes’ annual International Poetry Competition, celebrating the great diversity of poetry being written in English all over the world, have been announced today (Tuesday 4 October).

Oxford Brookes PhD Student will have her first book published as part of the Novella Project

Oxford Brookes PhD Student will have her first book published as part of the Novella Project

03/10/2016 00:00:00

Carly Schabowski’s book, 'It is Something to Have Been' was selected along with five others as part of the Novella Project run by Holland House.

Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition - a second year of success

Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition - a second year of success

07/09/2016 00:00:00

The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre's second International Poetry Competition has been highly successful, receiving more entries from more poets than in 2015.

‘The Mindspace: an interactive play’ to be performed at Oxford Brookes

‘The Mindspace: an interactive play’ to be performed at Oxford Brookes

06/09/2016 00:00:00

Following an immensely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe festival, Oxford Brookes University drama partners and in-house theatre company, Re:Conception Theatre, will be bringing their play The Mindspace to Oxford.

Celebrating Shakespeare with a sonnet or two

Celebrating Shakespeare with a sonnet or two

01/09/2016 00:00:00

This Friday (2 September) Oxford Brookes staff will be giving out free copies of Shakespeare’s sonnets in Oxford’s city centre.

Oxford Brookes academic to co-curate crowdfunded rural arts project

Oxford Brookes academic to co-curate crowdfunded rural arts project

26/08/2016 00:00:00

Simon Kövesi, Professor of English Literature in the Department of English and Modern Languages, is part of the team curating a major cultural event in the village of Wadhurst, East Sussex across summer 2017.

First Year Students receive Ede and Ravenscroft Prize

First Year Students receive Ede and Ravenscroft Prize

08/08/2016 00:00:00

Five students from across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have received prizes for outstanding academic achievement in their first year of studies.

Oxford Brookes Academic Co-Curates Japanese Colour Cinema Retrospective

Oxford Brookes Academic Co-Curates Japanese Colour Cinema Retrospective

29/07/2016 00:00:00

Dr Alexander Jacoby, senior lecturer for the undergraduate Japanese Studies programme, has co-curated the concluding instalment of a two-year programme of Japanese colour cinema at the Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival in Bologna, Italy.

Leading Humanities and Social Sciences academics recognised in new research excellence awards

Leading Humanities and Social Sciences academics recognised in new research excellence awards

11/07/2016 00:00:00

The Research Excellence Awards are a new initiative introduced by the University as part of Oxford Brookes’ commitment to supporting research-active academics.

English literature lecturer announced as editor for critical response series

English literature lecturer announced as editor for critical response series

16/06/2016 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes University's very own Reader in Early Modern Literature, Dr Katharine Craik, is one of five series editors from across the UK and USA for Beyond Criticism, a series dedicated to formal experiments in critical response.

From Lord Mayor to MA Creative Writing student

From Lord Mayor to MA Creative Writing student

13/06/2016 00:00:00

Before enrolling as a part-time student on the MA in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes, Jim Campbell enjoyed a varied career; teaching English and History to high-school students in many countries, finally at the European School just outside Culham.

MA Creative Writing alumna's next two novels to be published in 2016 and 2017 by Bonnier Zaffre

MA Creative Writing alumna's next two novels to be published in 2016 and 2017 by Bonnier Zaffre

19/05/2016 00:00:00

Congratulations to Rachel Crowther, whose second novel, ‘Things You Do For Love', will be published in August this year – with her third novel (as yet untitled) scheduled for publication in August 2017.

PhD studentships now available for September 2016 start!

PhD studentships now available for September 2016 start!

29/04/2016 00:00:00

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer a number of full-time PhD Studentships across a range of subject areas for a September 2016 start.

Oxford Brookes named as one of the best young universities in the world

Oxford Brookes named as one of the best young universities in the world

08/04/2016 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes University has been named in the Times Higher Education’s 150 Under 50 Rankings for the first time.

Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry - shortlist announced!

Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry - shortlist announced!

03/03/2016 00:00:00

Kate Clanchy with her students, pictured at the recent International Poetry Competition awards event

Quick Fiction success for MA Creative Writing students

Quick Fiction success for MA Creative Writing students

02/03/2016 00:00:00

Last week, Kat Lund, Sophie Holland, and Vicki Lloyd of the Oxford Brookes MA in Creative Writing were selected to read at a literary reading event with a difference, with all the stories consisting of no more than 300 words.

International Poetry Competition awards celebration

International Poetry Competition awards celebration

01/03/2016 00:00:00

After the success of its inaugural International Poetry Competition, which attracted nearly 900 entries from all over the world, the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre hosted an awards evening on Friday 19 February.

Applications for the Sasakawa postgraduate studentship in Japanese studies are now open!

Applications for the Sasakawa postgraduate studentship in Japanese studies are now open!

23/12/2015 00:00:00

The Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University is pleased to invite applications for the Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentship in Japanese studies, made possible through the generosity of The Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

Winners of International Poetry Competition announced

Winners of International Poetry Competition announced

09/12/2015 00:00:00

The winners of Oxford Brookes’ first International Poetry Competition, celebrating the great diversity of poetry being written in English all over the world, have been announced today (Wednesday 9 December).

Student theatre company presents debut performance in aid of Oxford’s Terrence Higgins Trust

Student theatre company presents debut performance in aid of Oxford’s Terrence Higgins Trust

01/12/2015 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes creative writing student debuts her first novel on innovative publishing platform

Oxford Brookes creative writing student debuts her first novel on innovative publishing platform

23/11/2015 00:00:00

MA English alumni Highly Commended for the Bridport prize 2015!

MA English alumni Highly Commended for the Bridport prize 2015!

17/10/2015 00:00:00

English MA alumni Highly Commended for the Bridport prize 2015!

English MA alumni Highly Commended for the Bridport prize 2015!

17/10/2015 00:00:00

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2016 start

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2016 start

09/10/2015 00:00:00

To mark its 150th Anniversary, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University, is pleased to offer a number of full-time PhD Studentships across a range of subject areas in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, starting in January 2016.

Japanese Society welcome party a resounding success!

Japanese Society welcome party a resounding success!

07/10/2015 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes Japanese Society held a mingling event on Friday 25 September in Union Hall to celebrate the start of a new semester and welcome new and returning students to the university.

Kate Clanchy celebrates young Oxford poets on BBC Radio 3

Kate Clanchy celebrates young Oxford poets on BBC Radio 3

07/10/2015 00:00:00

On Saturday 10 October, Kate Clanchy, Creative Writing Teaching Fellow on MA Creative Writing, will be appearing on BBC Radio 3 with a group of young Oxford poets in a programme entitled ‘We Are Writing a Poem About Home’.

Boxing John Clare: Literature professor in new film about the poet

Boxing John Clare: Literature professor in new film about the poet

01/10/2015 00:00:00

A film about England’s most significant poet of the natural world, John Clare (1793-1864), featuring an Oxford Brookes academic, is released in cinemas this week.

Final call to enter the International Poetry Competition

Final call to enter the International Poetry Competition

11/08/2015 00:00:00

The deadline is fast approaching for the Oxford Brookes University International Poetry Competition, but there is still time to enter.

In Our Time: Reader in English explores the life and work of Fanny Burney

In Our Time: Reader in English explores the life and work of Fanny Burney

23/04/2015 00:00:00

Dr Nicole Pohl, Reader in English, has appeared for the second time on BBC Radio 4, In Our Time, discussing the life and work of the eighteenth-century novelist, playwright and diarist Fanny Burney. The programme aired on Thursday 23 April at 9am, you can listen to it on catch up here.

Creative Writing alumni returns to Oxford for Waterstones book signing

Creative Writing alumni returns to Oxford for Waterstones book signing

15/04/2015 00:00:00

Catherine Chanter, MA Creative Writing graduate, will be signing copies of her new novel, The Well. The event is being held at Waterstones bookshop on Broad Street, Oxford, on Thursday 16th April at 7.30pm.

Radio documentary by Brookes Lecturer explores poetry of James Berry OBE

Radio documentary by Brookes Lecturer explores poetry of James Berry OBE

23/03/2015 00:00:00

A radio documentary, A Story I Am In, by Hannah Lowe, MA Creative Writing Teaching Fellow at Oxford Brookes, explores the poetry of James Berry OBE who came to the UK from Jamaica in 1948.

MA Creative Writing student shortlisted for the London Magazine short story award

MA Creative Writing student shortlisted for the London Magazine short story award

02/03/2015 00:00:00

Isobel Brown has been shortlisted for the London Magazine short story award. She will be attending a champagne reception in the House of Commons in March when the winners will be announced.

English research success at Brookes

English research success at Brookes

06/02/2015 00:00:00

In the recent Research Excellent Framework (REF 2014) exercise, our research in English Literature and Language at Oxford Brookes was a stand-out success story.

Brookes alumna signs three-book deal with Penguin

Brookes alumna signs three-book deal with Penguin

06/01/2015 00:00:00

MA Creative Writing graduate, Mandy (Kit) de Waal, has signed a three-book deal with Viking Books, part of the Penguin Books stable.

Brookes Teaching Fellow named as a Next Generation Poet

Brookes Teaching Fellow named as a Next Generation Poet

03/11/2014 00:00:00

Brookes Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing, Hannah Lowe, has been named as a ‘Next Generation Poet’ by the Poetry Book Society.

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2015 start

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2015 start

31/10/2014 00:00:00

A range of research studentships are now open to applications in ten subject areas across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The closing date for applications is 24 November 2014 and successful applicants will begin their studies in January 2015.

MA Creative Writing students to compete for the Bell Lomax Moreton Prize

MA Creative Writing students to compete for the Bell Lomax Moreton Prize

31/10/2014 00:00:00

Publishers and agents are the gatekeepers of literary success, and we are delighted to announce that from this year, every student gaining a Distinction in their MA Creative Writing will be eligible for the Bell Lomax Moreton prize.

Brookes lecturer is named as a Next Generation Poet

Brookes lecturer is named as a Next Generation Poet

23/10/2014 00:00:00

Brookes Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing, Hannah Lowe, has been named as a ‘Next Generation Poet’ by the Poetry Book Society.

Poets Hannah Lowe and Jennifer Wong to take part in the Reading Poetry Festival

Poets Hannah Lowe and Jennifer Wong to take part in the Reading Poetry Festival

17/10/2014 00:00:00

The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is delighted to announce that it will host an event at this year’s Reading Poetry Festival.

National Poetry Day: pop-up readings at Brookes and beyond

National Poetry Day: pop-up readings at Brookes and beyond

30/09/2014 00:00:00

City wide pop-up poetry for National Poetry Day

City wide pop-up poetry for National Poetry Day

29/09/2014 00:00:00

On Thursday 2 October, the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre will run a series of 'pop-up' poetry readings at venues around the city.

Research degree funding on your mind?

Research degree funding on your mind?

15/09/2014 00:00:00

Creative Writing alumna signs three-book publishing contract

Creative Writing alumna signs three-book publishing contract

15/09/2014 00:00:00

Alison Knights, an Oxford Brookes Creative Writing alumna who completed her MA in 2013, has signed a three-book publishing contract. The deal with Accent Press will see two romance novels and a young adult time-slip adventure published.

Hannah Lowe, Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing, selected as a Next Generation Poet 2014

Hannah Lowe, Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing, selected as a Next Generation Poet 2014

11/09/2014 00:00:00

Brookes alumnus to set 'Monsters' loose on public

Brookes alumnus to set 'Monsters' loose on public

02/09/2014 00:00:00

Liam Brown, a former MA Creative Writing student and recipient of the de Rohan Scholarship, is set to publish his debut novel, Real Monsters, in March next year by Legend Press.

Poet, Hannah Lowe, appointed as Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing

Poet, Hannah Lowe, appointed as Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing

16/07/2014 00:00:00

The Department of English and Modern Languages and the Poetry Centre are delighted to announce the appointment of Hannah Lowe as a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing.

One Hundred Years of Chinese Poetry

One Hundred Years of Chinese Poetry

16/07/2014 00:00:00

Competition win for Brookes alumna

Competition win for Brookes alumna

15/07/2014 00:00:00

MA Creative Writing student wins scholarship to national writing festival

MA Creative Writing student wins scholarship to national writing festival

08/07/2014 00:00:00

Oxford Youth Ambassador for Poetry to read with the Poet Laureate

Oxford Youth Ambassador for Poetry to read with the Poet Laureate

02/07/2014 00:00:00

Short story success from Brookes' Creative Writing alumna, Mandy de Waal

Short story success from Brookes' Creative Writing alumna, Mandy de Waal

27/06/2014 00:00:00

Kit de Waal, one of our former MA Creative Writing students, has won second prize in the Bath Short Story Award 2014 with her story The Beautiful Thing.

Eóin Flannery talks about Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre's collaboration with The Archway Foundation on BBC Radio Oxford

Eóin Flannery talks about Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre's collaboration with The Archway Foundation on BBC Radio Oxford

11/06/2014 00:00:00

Invasion of the Straw Bear: John Clare in Space

Invasion of the Straw Bear: John Clare in Space

06/06/2014 00:00:00

Lecturer to appear on BBC Radio 4 flagship show

Lecturer to appear on BBC Radio 4 flagship show

04/06/2014 00:00:00

Dr Nicole Pohl, Reader in the Department of English and Modern Languages, will be discussing the Bluestockings on Melvyn Bragg’s BBC Radio 4 programme, In Our Time, tomorrow.

Brookes' lecturer to discuss Bluestockings with Melvyn Bragg on BBC Radio 4

Brookes' lecturer to discuss Bluestockings with Melvyn Bragg on BBC Radio 4

20/05/2014 00:00:00

Brookes PhD student wins Hong Kong Young Artist award for literary arts

Brookes PhD student wins Hong Kong Young Artist award for literary arts

20/05/2014 00:00:00

With her poetry book Goldfish published by Chameleon Press, Hong Kong-born writer Jennifer Wong has received the Young Artist award for literary arts, presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

Antonia Mackay wins 2014 Teaching Teapot Award

Antonia Mackay wins 2014 Teaching Teapot Award

09/05/2014 00:00:00

At a farewell barbecue party for English and Drama final-year students, Associate Lecturer in English literature, Dr Antonia Mackay, was honoured with this year's Nigel Messenger Teaching Teapot Award.

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Students' Conference Held at Brookes

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Students' Conference Held at Brookes

06/05/2014 00:00:00

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences picks up two awards at Brookes Union Teaching Awards

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences picks up two awards at Brookes Union Teaching Awards

01/05/2014 00:00:00

The Faculty had two winners on the night, each receiving a beautiful glass trophy. Dr Ian Holgate won Best Single Learning Experience for a fantastic and "inspirational" visit he organised for Art History students to the Tate Britain and Tate Modern.

Oxford Brookes planning major OutBurst in May

Oxford Brookes planning major OutBurst in May

17/04/2014 00:00:00

This May, OutBurst, the Oxford Brookes festival at Pegasus Theatre, showcases cutting-edge research and expertise from right across the University in a variety of stimulating and fun events.

Reading for Pleasure' Children's Literature Conference

Reading for Pleasure' Children's Literature Conference

16/04/2014 00:00:00

Major OutBurst planned for May

Major OutBurst planned for May

11/04/2014 00:00:00

Oxford Brookes’ annual festival at Pegasus Theatre, this year entitled OutBurst, is again set to thrill audiences with cutting-edge research showcases and events.

MA Creative Writing students continue their collaboration with Oxford Academy children to develop their writing

MA Creative Writing students continue their collaboration with Oxford Academy children to develop their writing

07/04/2014 00:00:00

Award-winning novelist appointed MA Creative Writing Teaching Fellow

Award-winning novelist appointed MA Creative Writing Teaching Fellow

04/04/2014 00:00:00

The MA in Creative Writing has appointed a new Teaching Fellow. Steven Hall’s first novel, The Raw Shark Texts (2007), won the Borders Original Voices Award, the Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Oxford Brookes' Alex Jacoby to talk samurai on BBC Radio 3

Oxford Brookes' Alex Jacoby to talk samurai on BBC Radio 3

25/03/2014 00:00:00

Thousands flock to Ashmolean Live Friday

Thousands flock to Ashmolean Live Friday

21/03/2014 00:00:00

Thousands of people were wowed at a night of 'Wisdom, Wonders and Widgets' hosted jointly by Oxford Brookes and the Ashmolean Museum.

Brookes Japanese Lecturer to feature on BBC Radio 4’s landmark film programme

Brookes Japanese Lecturer to feature on BBC Radio 4’s landmark film programme

27/02/2014 00:00:00

Young writers to read their words at the Oxford Literary Festival

Young writers to read their words at the Oxford Literary Festival

18/02/2014 00:00:00

Poetry Centre in creative writing collaboration with Oxford-based mental health charity

Poetry Centre in creative writing collaboration with Oxford-based mental health charity

31/01/2014 00:00:00

PhD student, Jennifer Wong, awarded Santander Project Grant to interview Beijing-based Chinese poets that engage with the notion of place

PhD student, Jennifer Wong, awarded Santander Project Grant to interview Beijing-based Chinese poets that engage with the notion of place

31/01/2014 00:00:00

Book a sneak preview of Agbabi's reworking of Chaucer

Book a sneak preview of Agbabi's reworking of Chaucer

30/01/2014 00:00:00

Creative Writing Fellow shortlisted for Costa Award

Creative Writing Fellow shortlisted for Costa Award

17/01/2014 00:00:00

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