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March 2015

Science is being squeezed out of primary schools

Science is being squeezed out of primary schools

Science is being squeezed out of primary school education, according to more than half of the teachers surveyed in a report by Brunel University London.

Elizabeth earns place in finals for helping grassroots grow

Elizabeth earns place in finals for helping grassroots grow

Music entrepreneur and Brunel alumna Elizabeth Cawein has been nominated for a prestigious award after giving grassroots talent a platform to play on.

Ready to lead? Then drop the detail

Ready to lead? Then drop the detail

Dropping the detail and delivering the vision is vital to becoming a good leader and developing your career, according to Brunel’s Professor Zahir Irani.

Study of political campaigning will identify the ‘electoral edge’

Study of political campaigning will identify the ‘electoral edge’

Does money give political parties the electoral edge or will hours of door-knocking, telephone calls and e-campaigning make the difference?
Designer night owls' 24-hour marathon

Designer night owls' 24-hour marathon

More than 200 Brunel University London design students worked around the 24-hour clock in the second, student-led, Made in Brunel 24 Hour Design Challenge.

February 2015

Teenagers aren't swayed by celebrity culture

Teenagers aren't swayed by celebrity culture

An educational study has found that young people believe that to get on in life they should work hard, while many admire celebrities who they think have earned their prosperity and behave respectably.

Academy launches website for training healthcare professionals

Academy launches website for training healthcare professionals

A new website for London’s health professionals to get the training and education they need has been launched by Brunel and two partner universities.

Campaign trail cash doesn’t guarantee political glory

Campaign trail cash doesn’t guarantee political glory

Spending big on campaigning won’t necessarily lead the major political parties to election success, Professor Justin Fisher told BBC Radio 4’s PM programme.

More to benefit from specialist family drug and alcohol courts

More to benefit from specialist family drug and alcohol courts

Specialist courts that tackle the widespread problem of parental substance misuse in care proceedings will be rolled out to new areas of the country after an independent evaluation by Brunel University London found the pilot programme to be a success.

Unsettled British Muslims aren’t lacking leadership

Unsettled British Muslims aren’t lacking leadership

British Muslims have been unsettled by the combination of a generational gap in leadership and politically motivated extremists, Dr Anshuman Mondal told a panel of distinguished commentators on BBC Radio 4’s Moral Maze.

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