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October 2014

Call for tolerance from writer-artist critics of Islam and their protestors

Call for tolerance from writer-artist critics of Islam and their protestors

When the Banksy mural in Clacton-on-Sea highlighting racism was scrubbed away on the orders of the local council because they thought it was racist, it sparked off some mild amusement at the irony of the local authority’s actions. For Anshuman Mondal the incident highlights the politics of giving and taking offence.


When faced with higher prices, swimming is the activity most likely to take a dive

When faced with higher prices, swimming is the activity most likely to take a dive

According to a study by Brunel University London’s Health Economics Research Group (HERG), swimming is the individual activity that most people would drop if they faced higher prices.

Research suggests team-based care is most effective way to control hypertension

Research suggests team-based care is most effective way to control hypertension

Patients diagnosed with high blood pressure are given better control of their condition from a physician-pharmacist collaborative intervention than physician management alone, according to new research.

Brunel professor selected to drive up standards of social care in England

Brunel professor selected to drive up standards of social care in England

Brunel Professor Peter Beresford OBE has been selected to sit on the Board of Skills for Care, a national strategic body for workforce development in adult social care.

Dangers of sexting highlighted in charity report

Dangers of sexting highlighted in charity report

Young people need to be educated about the dangers of sexting - and it’s up to adults to find ways of raising the issue - according to Brunel’s Professor Ian Rivers.

Sexual preference for masculine men and feminine women is an urban habit

Sexual preference for masculine men and feminine women is an urban habit

A groundbreaking new study suggests that preference for masculine men and feminine women is a relatively new habit that has only emerged in modern, urbanised societies
Closing the gap on gender-related violence among youths

Closing the gap on gender-related violence among youths

A unique European Union-funded project is training professionals who work with children how to close the gap on gender-related violence.
Brunel University London climbs the World University Rankings

Brunel University London climbs the World University Rankings

Latest THE ranking puts Brunel in top 250 in the world.  

September 2014

Innovative food label wins national award

Innovative food label wins national award

Use-by dates might soon become a thing of the past, thanks to a Brunel graduate's bioreactive food label, which picked up the national James Dyson Scholarship Award.
Brunel University London’s £150 million vision of the future

Brunel University London’s £150 million vision of the future

Brunel University London has this week set out its vision for its future campus, with a total planned investment of £150m over the next five years, bringing the total investment to £550 million over fifteen years.

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