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December 2014

Brazil turns to Brunel as it seeks to reverse footballing failures

Brazil turns to Brunel as it seeks to reverse footballing failures

Brazilian football is looking to science for answers as it comes to terms with the national team’s humiliating 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in this summer’s World Cup.

Brunel 'biggest winner' for research intensity, according to Times

Brunel 'biggest winner' for research intensity, according to Times

Brunel University London has been recognised as one of the biggest winners in its ‘intensity’ ranking in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the results of which were announced this week.

REF recognises rise in world-leading research at Brunel

REF recognises rise in world-leading research at Brunel

The volume of 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent' research carried out at Brunel University London has increased by more than half in the past six years, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
Grant wins give academics chance to extend excellence

Grant wins give academics chance to extend excellence

Grants awarded for research into everything from countrywide screening programmes to changes in EU law over chemical regulations have ensured that Brunel University London has continued to have a real-world impact since the books were closed on REF2014 last year.

Policy change demonstrates real-world impact of Brunel University London

Policy change demonstrates real-world impact of Brunel University London

Brunel University London has found great success in guiding government policy in the UK and internationally – something that has been recognised in its REF2014 success.

Working with industry keeps Brunel at the cutting edge

Working with industry keeps Brunel at the cutting edge

Globally significant industry partnerships that place Brunel at the cutting edge of engineering innovation, new technology and research into sustainable energy have driven the university’s success in REF2014.

Sports science takes top five finish

Sports science takes top five finish

Brunel’s sports science research is the 5th best in the country, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Investing in staff secures world-leading research

Investing in staff secures world-leading research

Giving academics the time to develop their research projects was central to Brunel University London’s success in REF2014.

Size matters – engineering and design research among London’s biggest and best

Size matters – engineering and design research among London’s biggest and best

Brunel has been recognised for its quality of research in engineering – recording the third largest submission among London universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Older people aren't only lonely at Christmas

Older people aren't only lonely at Christmas

The Campaign to End Loneliness is calling for more support for older people all year round following research from Brunel that shows they are more like to feel lonely in the summer than at Christmas.

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