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August 2015

Rugby World Cup is coming to campus

Rugby World Cup is coming to campus

The William Webb Ellis cup will make a flying visit to the Brunel campus this weekend as part of a 100-day trophy tour to promote the biggest tournament in international rugby. 

 

 

Brunel academics to appear at Cheltenham Literature Festival

Brunel academics to appear at Cheltenham Literature Festival

Freedom of speech, the NHS and the Rotherham child abuse scandal will be discussed by three of the university's leading academics at this year's Cheltenham Literature Festival.
Treating students as trusted advisers

Treating students as trusted advisers

Giving students the chance to use their knowledge to meet the needs of the community and business could make their training more than just a one-way street, according to Professor Zahir Irani.

ADAM will show just what a Robot Scientist can do

ADAM will show just what a Robot Scientist can do

Children will be given the chance to meet the original Robot Scientist in a series of demonstrations at London’s Science Museum next week.
Brunel trio named in list of most influential women in sport

Brunel trio named in list of most influential women in sport

Three Brunel alumnae have been named in the Independent’s list of the most influential women in sport.

Hundreds of students find the right course at Brunel

Hundreds of students find the right course at Brunel

Hundreds of students have already been offered a place at Brunel after finding the right course through Clearing.
Research confirms listening to music during surgery reduces pain and anxiety

Research confirms listening to music during surgery reduces pain and anxiety

Brunel scientist Dr Catherine Meads has proved that listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces people’s pain, anxiety and need for painkillers – according to the most comprehensive review of available evidence so far, published today in The Lancet.

Occupational Therapy graduate sets the standard for new recruits entering the profession

Occupational Therapy graduate sets the standard for new recruits entering the profession

Frances Danylec is one of Brunel University London’s top OT graduates of 2015, her success highlights the calibre and dedication of the next generation of OT recruits.

As well as achieving a first class honours BSC Occupational Therapy, Frances won many student prizes during her time at Brunel.  Most recently, she received one of two annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for her exceptional contribution to student life.  

World's smallest emergency phone charger now on Kickstarter

World's smallest emergency phone charger now on Kickstarter

Ever found yourself running out of battery on your phone while out and about and no power socket in sight?

Two design engineering students from Brunel University London, Doug Stokes and Chris Tait, were faced with coming up with a solution to just such a scenario within 48 hours at a Makeathon run by the UK’s Makerversity.

Now The Nipper, the world’s smallest emergency charger, which can run off of standard AA batteries is available via Kickstarter.

July 2015

Curtain to be raised on PhD's Iranian opera

Curtain to be raised on PhD's Iranian opera

The Doll Behind the Curtain, an opera written by PhD student Amir Mahyar Tafreshipour, will be performed for the first time at London's prestigious Tête à Tête festival this summer.

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