Anthony Gilbert ’10 talks about working as a physiotherapist at the London Nightingale Hospital – and why it was an inspiring experience.
From the F1 front-row to the Covid front-line
Su Chantry is Occupational Health Manager for the Williams Formula One team. As a registered nurse she has chosen to return to the NHS to support the response to Covid-19. Su trained as a nurse in the 90s at St Thomas’s Hospital and then studied Critical Care at the John Radcliffe on an Oxford Brookes course.
Coaching Through Covid-19, pro-bono help for SMEs
Professional Executive Coach, Benita Mayhead talks about how she and 11 fellow Brookes alumni and students are helping SMEs get through the Covid-19 crisis.
Developing new products to support Covid-19 response
Mechanical Engineering alumnus, Kieron Salter ’93 talks about co-ordinating a local supply chain for PPE and his own company, KW Special Projects rapidly developing new products to support the Covid-19 response.
Adapting a new business to extraordinary times
Marielle Suddarth ‘09 started her own personal training and dance business, Barbells N Ballroom, last year in Nashville, Tennessee. Covid-19 made business-as-usual impossible but within days Marielle set-up virtual training sessions and is now also offering free bodyweight workouts on Instagram.
How architecture research can support healthcare
Veronika Schröpfer ’14, Head of EU Research Projects at the Architects’ Council of Europe, talks about how architects can support the health sector in the Covid-19 crisis.
Research on the Covid-19 frontline
Adult Nursing alumna, Susan Johnston ’13 talks about her role in Covid-19 research at the John Radcliffe Hospital (pictured above) in Oxford and how NHS workers are continuing to apply their skills and expertise, essential […]
Happy cakes for healthcare heroes
Raising spirits and showing kindness is crucial to getting through the Covid-19 crisis, and Happy Cakes founder, Julia Atkinson ’92, has been baking delicious cakes for hospital workers and homeless people. She talks about how […]
Like father, like daughter – a family firm making buildings better
Robert Adams graduated from Oxford Polytechnic with an Architecture degree in 1978. His daughter Tamsin Bryant did likewise in 2007 before returning to complete her Diploma in 2010. They are now co-directors of Adams Collingwood […]
The confidence to do things differently
In September 1990, Emma Parker jumped in her mum’s car and drove the 70 miles to Oxford Polytechnic from her home in Salisbury – determined not to miss out on the course she had set her heart on despite falling short of the grades she needed.