Brunel University London is seeking to appoint a PhD student to work on the above project, which will examine the relationship between aspiration and schooling in remote rural areas of Lesotho, India and Laos. This is a collaborative research project, principally funded by the ESRC-DFID raising learning outcomes scheme, and led by Dr Nicola Ansell (Brunel), Dr Peggy Froerer (Brunel), Dr Roy Huijsmans (ISS) and Prof Ian Rivers (Strathclyde). Click here for details. The associated PhD studentship is funded by Brunel University London at ESRC funding levels and will be supervised by Nicola Ansell and Peggy Froerer.
Brunel University London is delighted to host its first ever Occupational Therapy Student Conference on Wednesday the 6th of April 2016 9:00am – 16:30pm.
Location: Mary Seacole Building, Brunel University London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH
Brunel Occupational Therapy Society (BOTS) set up an interactive stand in the heart of Brunel University London to raise awareness of the profession and show how disability impacts daily life.
Invitation to Open Lecture Sustainable Unifying Framework for Development- Wednesday 30th September 2015 9.30am – 12.00pm
I am delighted to invite you to an open lecture delivered by visiting Professor Robèrt’s here at Brunel University London on Wednesday 30th September. The lecture will explore a 25 year peer-reviewed process, aimed at designing a unifying framework for sustainable development.
As well as achieving a first class honours BSC Occupational Therapy, Frances won many student prizes during her time at Brunel. Most recently, she received one of two annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for her exceptional contribution to student life.
You are invited to join Dr Wendy Martin, the Programme Leader for Public Health and Health Promotion MSc, in our online presentation and Q&A session on Friday 17th July at 12.45pm. As an applicant for a place at Brunel University, London on the MSc programme we thought you would like to know more about the course and about what it is like to be a postgraduate student here.
On 30th June, Dr Elizabeth McKay was awarded a Fellowship by the College of Occupational Therapists for her outstanding contribution to Occupational Therapy over the past 30 years. The presentation ceremony took place at the COT Annual Conference at the Brighton Conference Centre. After a keynote speech delivered by Ruby Wax, Dr Elizabeth McKay was presented her award by Lord Walton of Detchant and Sara Forster, the President of the College of Occupational Therapists and Chairman of Council.
A ground-breaking set of online training tools will help teachers, youth workers and health professionals across Europe identify and challenge controlling and abusive behaviour against young people.
A picture tells a thousand words and from 1st November to 8th November an exhibition of photographs at Uxbridge Library, London Borough of Hillingdon, told the public about the everyday life of research participants in mid-to-later life.
Dr Michael Whelan at his graduation ceremony in December 2013. His PhD was supervised by Dr Pam Alldred and Dr Simon Bradford. Michael also lectured in Youth and Community Studies in the School 2011-2012.
Brunel lecturer leads the Gap Work project, challenging gender-related violence against children and young people
Dr Pam Alldred, Director of the Centre for Youth Work Studies, is leading a pan European project to reduce gender-related violence against and by children and young people. The project is co-funded by the European Union’s Daphne III programme which ‘aims to contribute to the protection of children, young people and women against all forms of violence’ and runs 2013-2015.
Prizes this year were generously provided by Geoff Rodgers, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, and the Graduate School.