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March 2015

High school pupils given DNA demonstration

High school pupils given DNA demonstration

Pupils from Uxbridge High School were given a glimpse into the world of molecular cloning as Brunel University London’s biosciences team welcomed them into the lab for a hands-on demonstration.

Mundane mug shot hides a sinister secret

Mundane mug shot hides a sinister secret

A more sinister side to the seemingly mundane mug shot will be explored by Brunel Journalism lecturer Paul Lashmar and a panel of experts this weekend.

£77m bid to bridge gap between lab and the factory floor

£77m bid to bridge gap between lab and the factory floor

A £15m award to Brunel University London from the UK government will unlock a further £62m of private sector support to span the gap that currently prevents lab-based innovations becoming casting industry practice.
Engineering a lab on a chip to cut sepsis toll

Engineering a lab on a chip to cut sepsis toll

A multi-disciplinary team of Brunel academics is to be at the forefront of a new initiative to cut the annual avoidable deaths of 37,000 patients in the UK from blood poisoning and save the NHS up to £2billion each year.
Brunel student pens play with star quality

Brunel student pens play with star quality

A 20-year friendship between celebrated actress Cathy Tyson and creative writing student Michelle Inniss has blossomed into a new theatrical project after the pair’s paths crossed once again at Brunel University London.

Multi-disciplinary team focus on health in Kazakhstan

Multi-disciplinary team focus on health in Kazakhstan

A team of academics from Brunel University London have been given a prestigious award to help reduce health risks and environmental damage in Kazakhstan.
Facing the challenges of 21st-century science

Facing the challenges of 21st-century science

Embracing revolutionary new techniques and answering questions about research funding are just two of the challenges facing the scientific community in the 21st century.

Rabbit cuddling owes much to rise in part-time pets

Rabbit cuddling owes much to rise in part-time pets

Cuddling bunnies has proven to be hugely successful for student wellbeing, but Brunel’s Rabbit Café is also leading the way in a move to connect animal lovers to part-time pets.  

Unique study will look at benefits of dance

Unique study will look at benefits of dance

Researchers are calling on people to join a unique movement workshop as part of a study into the benefits of dance on society.

Training of teachers needs radical transformation

Training of teachers needs radical transformation

New research on teacher training suggests that existing provision within the Higher Education sector needs to undergo a radical transformation. 

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