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Next generation must learn lessons of obesity epidemic

Next generation must learn lessons of obesity epidemic

If the obesity epidemic can be reversed it will depend on the lessons our children learn from this generation, according to a panel of academic experts at Brunel University London’s third Big Question event.

The Bard or not the Bard? That is the question

The Bard or not the Bard? That is the question

It's an image that has been used to mark the anniversary of the death of perhaps the world's greatest ever author - but there's just one problem, according to Brunel's Professor William Leahy...
Britain’s debt - how much is too much?

Britain’s debt - how much is too much?

With increasing unease about rising debt levels in the UK, Brunel’s Professor of Accounting Robin Jarvis highlights the scale of the challenge for a population facing intolerable social hardship.

Meeting the demand of emerging market economies

Meeting the demand of emerging market economies

Professor Amir Sharif says global supply chains need to be prepared to meet a growing demand for tailored products and services in emerging market economies.
Study to examine nuclear test veterans for genetic damage

Study to examine nuclear test veterans for genetic damage

A three-year £450,000 cytogenetic study by Brunel University London’s Dr Rhona Anderson will carry out chromosomal analysis of cells from nuclear test veterans and their children.

Researchers will look for any cytogenetic alterations to ascertain if there are any differences between nuclear veteran and control family groups.

New survey shows quarter of bullied teens will bully others

New survey shows quarter of bullied teens will bully others

Former Brunel psychologist Professor Ian Rivers has called for an understanding of the context in which bullying takes place as a new report shows that nearly a quarter of young people who have been bullied go on to victimise others.

Ryan reaches for Rio

Ryan reaches for Rio

A student who defied doctors that said he’d never walk has qualified for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Games industry toasts winning team at student jam

Games industry toasts winning team at student jam

Brunel games designers took home the trophy in the third Ukie Student Game Jam with a game they created in just 36 hours.

What is really to blame for the obesity epidemic?

What is really to blame for the obesity epidemic?

Fresh from warnings that one-fifth of adults worldwide will be obese by 2025, a panel of academic experts will discuss what is at the root of the epidemic.

Top occupational therapy role for Brunel academic

Top occupational therapy role for Brunel academic

Brunel University London’s Priscilla Harries is taking a leading role at the national body for occupational therapists.

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