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April 2015

Food label design finds favour among shoppers

Food label design finds favour among shoppers

An innovative food label that has already picked up the national James Dyson Scholarship Award and won the approval of London Mayor Boris Johnson is also tantalising shoppers, according to the BBC’s Rip Off Britain.

Golden Dawn trial will have Europe-wide effect

Golden Dawn trial will have Europe-wide effect

Ahead of the trial of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, Brunel's Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos discusses the potential wide-ranging legal and political ramifications.
Sad indictment that half of teens have bullied others

Sad indictment that half of teens have bullied others

A new report that shows half of teenagers admit to having bullied others is a “sad indictment” on society, according to Brunel’s Professor Ian Rivers.

Magna Carta should inspire voters who value their rights

Magna Carta should inspire voters who value their rights

The 800th anniversary of Magna Carta should inspire jaded voters to go to the polls and remain an influence on government thinking long after the General Election, according to Justin Fisher, Professor of Political Science at Brunel University London.

Brunel tackles ‘boring science’ with grant for women engineers to teach robot lessons at school

Brunel tackles ‘boring science’ with grant for women engineers to teach robot lessons at school

Female students at Brunel University London will teach schoolchildren to programme robots in a new bid to balance the gender divide in STEM subjects.

We’re living longer, but how do we stay healthy?

We’re living longer, but how do we stay healthy?

Science has extended our lives, but now it needs to make us healthier for longer, Chair of The Science Museum, Dame Mary Archer will tell an audience at Brunel.
Brunel academic adds expert knowledge to crash film

Brunel academic adds expert knowledge to crash film

Brunel Senior Research Fellow Dr Guy Gratton joined other international aviation experts in an hour-long Discovery Channel Documentary into the fate of Air Asia Flight 8501 broadcast to 220 countries in Asia this weekend (12/13 April) from India to The Philippines.

Backstabbing slur an own goal for the Conservatives

Backstabbing slur an own goal for the Conservatives

Claims by the Conservative party that Ed Miliband "stabbed his brother in the back" in the 2010 leadership contest may have worked against them, according to Professor Justin Fisher.
Who was to blame for sinking of the Lusitania?

Who was to blame for sinking of the Lusitania?

On the centenary of the wartime sinking of the luxury passenger liner Lusitania, Brunel’s Matthew Seligmann says answers still need to be found.

Romanian ghost busters clinch Adoptabot Challenge

Romanian ghost busters clinch Adoptabot Challenge

A team of high school pupils from Romania beat strong competition to win the second Adoptabot Challenge by programming a little robot bird as both ghost hunter and “spook scarer”.

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