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Report finds that investing in cancer research boosts economy and health

Each pound invested in cancer research generates a continuous stream of benefits equal to earning 40 pence a year thereafter, according to a report led by researchers from Brunel, Kings College London and RAND Europe.


Brunel English, Creative Writing and Music departments move to Top Ten in UK Subject Tables 2015

Brunel's English Literature and Creative Writing (CW) subject areas are now amongst the Top 6 in the country, as recently announced in the Guardian University Guide 2015 Subject Tables.


Homophobia in sport to be measured Internationally for the first time

Brunel Academic is part of a team launching the first international study on homophobia in sport. The study, called "Out on the Fields," has been launched in the lead-up to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on 17 May.


Family Drug and Alcohol Court more effective than ordinary care proceedings in treating parental substance misuse and reuniting families

Brunel Professor finds a new approach to care proceedings that tackles the substance misuse of parents has been successful in reducing the number of children taken into care and enabling more families to remain together safely.


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Music to Make the (Exercising) Heart Beat Faster

Music to Make the (Exercising) Heart Beat Faster

Gym-goers have long exercised to music but it has taken research from Brunel’s Dr Costas Karageorghis to show that working out to a beat really can improve your fitness. For more than ten years, Dr Karageorghis and his team have mapped the effect of musical tempo on exercise. They have built up a strong evidence base which shows that while music certainly helps us to exercise, it’s far from a... read more

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