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April 2014

Brunel University joins Imperial College Health Partners

Brunel University joins Imperial College Health Partners

Brunel University joins Imperial College Health Partners (ICHP), which brings together some of the world’s most respected health and academic institutions to bring demonstrable improvements in the health and wellbeing of the 2.3 million people living in North West London. 

March 2014

"We’re just like Gok, but in reverse” New research seeks to understand pro-anorexia web fans

Dr Nic Crowe and Professor Mike Watts from Brunel University have published research to help people understand the motivations of the young women who use pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia websites. 

February 2014

Clare Williams appointed Dean of Research

Clare Williams appointed Dean of Research

Professor Williams, current Deputy Head (Research) of the School of Social Sciences, has been appointed Dean of Research at Brunel University.
Brunel University shortlisted as a team training base for Rugby World Cup 2015

Brunel University shortlisted as a team training base for Rugby World Cup 2015

Brunel University has been confirmed to be on the approved list of team training bases for the Rugby World Cup 2015. The tournament, which is the world’s third largest sports event, will see the top 20 nations compete for the coveted Webb Ellis trophy in September and October next year.

January 2014

New Ranking names Brunel University as one of the most International Universities in the World

New Ranking names Brunel University as one of the most International Universities in the World

Brunel University has been ranked as joint 15th in the Times Higher Education (THE) list of the 25 most international universities in the world.
What is Bullying? Brunel academic on panel providing new definition for the USA

What is Bullying? Brunel academic on panel providing new definition for the USA

The USA now has a consistent definition of bullying, thanks to the work of a panel which included Brunel University's Professor Ian Rivers.
How do you encourage physical activity? Brunel awarded major grant to identify top initiatives

How do you encourage physical activity? Brunel awarded major grant to identify top initiatives

Brunel University, London's Health Economics Research Group has been awarded over £400,000 to conduct research into the effectiveness of interventions designed to encourage people to take more physical exercise.  
Dr Karageorghis reveals science behind Spotify Ultimate Workout Playlist

Dr Karageorghis reveals science behind Spotify Ultimate Workout Playlist

Dr Costas Karageorghis, deputy head (research) of the School of Sport and Education, has worked with the popular digital music service Spotify to compile the Ultimate Workout Playlist, drawing upon his long-running research programme into the psychological effects of music.
NHS Leaders urge health service to use modelling to resolve A&E winter crisis

NHS Leaders urge health service to use modelling to resolve A&E winter crisis

A Cumberland Initiative report ‘Emergency Simulation – How modelling is resuscitating NHS Urgent & Unscheduled Care’, puts forward the case for computer modelling in the NHS.  

December 2013

Funding award to improve maths teaching for six and seven year olds

Funding award to improve maths teaching for six and seven year olds

The London Mayor's Schools Excellence Fund awards Brunel University, London £275,400 for a two year project to improve maths teaching and pupil engagement in London.

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