The College has a vibrant research community, with over a dozen research centres active, many of them engaged in cross disciplinary work. Brunel University London has recently joined Imperial College Health Partners and the College of Health and Life Sciences takes a lead role in that partnership.
We have a varied research profile, with extensive work in areas such as Cancer Research, Rehabilitation, Health and Wellbeing, Human Performance and Evolutionary Psychology to name but a few.
Pesticide breakthrough gives consumers faith in their food
Consumers will be offered better protection from pesticides in their food following policy-changing research carried out at Brunel University London. Studies, led first by Professor John Sumpter and then Professor Andreas Kortenkamp from the Institute for the Environment, investigated an area of research that had rarely been identified, namely exposure of people and wildlife to a large number of chemicals simultaneously. This cumulative cocktail effect of chemicals in food and... read more