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May 2015

Looking after leadership skills in healthcare

Looking after leadership skills in healthcare

Doctors and nurses are increasingly signing up for management qualifications - such as those offered by the Brunel Business School - to give their careers a boost.

Facebook status updates reveal low self-esteem and narcissism

Facebook status updates reveal low self-esteem and narcissism

People who post Facebook status updates about their romantic partner are more likely to have low self-esteem, while those who brag about diets, exercise, and accomplishments are typically narcissists, according to new research.

Exceptional alumni inspire current crop of students

Exceptional alumni inspire current crop of students

Brunel students were given the chance to learn from exceptional alumni at a round table networking event this week.

Nigel directs Question Time debate after his disappointing day

Nigel directs Question Time debate after his disappointing day

On-off Ukip leader Nigel Farage topped the day’s headlines – and then played it all down as the BBC’s Question Time programme visited Brunel University London.

Award-winning choreographer to take part in unique experiment

Award-winning choreographer to take part in unique experiment

Celebrated choreographer Matthias Sperling will take part in a unique project to help understand audience responses to dance.
“Glass half empty” people could face a lonelier old age

“Glass half empty” people could face a lonelier old age

People who see old age as a time of loneliness or expect to be lonely in old age are two to three times more likely to feel alone in later life.

'Borismania' shines media spotlight on Brunel University London

'Borismania' shines media spotlight on Brunel University London

London mayor Boris Johnson celebrated a vote for "economic common sense" before the nation's media at Brunel this morning, as he took the Parliamentary seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip.
Brunel hosts 2nd European non-linear analysis techniques workshop

Brunel hosts 2nd European non-linear analysis techniques workshop

Scientists, clinicians and doctoral students working with biological time-series data can now learn how to apply the latest analysis techniques from the fields of biomechanics to their own research.

Modern Magna Carta finds new focus

Modern Magna Carta finds new focus

The right to a good education and standard of living should be the focus of a modern Magna Carta, according to sixth-formers who attended the second constitutional convention last week.

April 2015

Hacked Kinect controller game changer for Parkinson’s

Hacked Kinect controller game changer for Parkinson’s

Scientists at Brunel University London have developed a system for Parkinson’s sufferers to counter two of the most common and distressing symptoms of the degenerative disease.

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