As a research intensive school, Brunel Business School has built a distinctive research culture to form a vibrant research community in which scholarship of international quality can flourish. Our success in the last RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) placed us in the top 25% of UK Business Schools, with 80% of our staff deemed to be producing work of international excellence.
Mapping tool helps Defra assess climate change risks
Academics at Brunel University London helped the Government explore the risks of climate change by utilising a novel artificial intelligence technique. Professors Amir Sharif and Zahir Irani developed the unique Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping (FCM) technique to assist the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in scenario modelling and subsequently improving its management of environmental threats. Defra has been able to use the technique to understand how inherent... read more