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.
Local roots help sports grow in developing world
Sport is a favourite tool in international development policy circles, but Brunel research suggests developing countries will find most success by starting at a local level. The Brunel team, led by Professor Tess Kay, has demonstrated that sports organisation models in the developed world are therefore unlikely to be appropriate. Instead, sport projects have the best chance of achieving their development aims if they follow well-established principles for participatory, collaborative... read more