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August 2014

Brunel University London enjoys top ranking for student satisfaction among universities in the capital

Brunel University London enjoys top ranking for student satisfaction among universities in the capital

National Student Survey results show student satisfaction increased to 89%.

July 2014

Naked Scientist named as Brunel's Alumna of the Year

Naked Scientist named as Brunel's Alumna of the Year

Dr Hannah Critchlow (BSc Cell and Molecular Biology 2003), has been named as Brunel University's Alumna of the Year. One of the Naked Scientist team at Cambridge, she has been recognised as one of the UK's most influential science communicators. She will collect her award as one of the guest speakers at this year’s Summer Graduation ceremonies.
Clever Clogs: Brunel student wins award for sandal design

Clever Clogs: Brunel student wins award for sandal design

Elizabeth White, a design student at Brunel University, has won the New Designers Mars Award at the New Designers 2014 exhibition, which celebrates emerging and fresh thinking design

June 2014

When women earn more, promiscuity is more accepted, reveals new study

When women earn more, promiscuity is more accepted, reveals new study

A new study shows that in social environments where women are less economically dependent on men, people are more accepting of promiscuity.
Research proves World Cup quality footballers are on the ball

Research proves World Cup quality footballers are on the ball

Elite footballers develop vital skills which mean they can respond to every kick, throw or tackle before they’ve happened, research at Brunel University has found.

Report finds that investing in cancer research boosts economy and health

Report finds that investing in cancer research boosts economy and health

Each pound invested in cancer research generates a continuous stream of benefits equal to earning 40 pence a year thereafter, according to a report led by researchers from Brunel, Kings College London and RAND Europe.
Brunel University forges closer links with funding agencies

Brunel University forges closer links with funding agencies

Research Intensive: Brunel enters into strategic partnership with EPSC and is named as 14th largest recipient for grants awarded by Technology Strategy Board.
Brunel English, Creative Writing and Music departments move to Top Ten in UK Subject Tables 2015

Brunel English, Creative Writing and Music departments move to Top Ten in UK Subject Tables 2015

Brunel's English Literature and Creative Writing (CW) subject areas are now amongst the Top 6 in the country, as recently announced in the Guardian University Guide 2015 Subject Tables.

May 2014

Did the earliest humans have persuasive leaders?

Did the earliest humans have persuasive leaders?

Our ancestors may have held primitive elections based on risk and reward models for both leaders and followers.
Homophobia in sport to be measured Internationally for the first time

Homophobia in sport to be measured Internationally for the first time

Brunel Academic is part of a team launching the first international study on homophobia in sport. The study, called "Out on the Fields," has been launched in the lead-up to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on 17 May.

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