As politicians and commentators increasingly focus on the failures of the welfare state, the academic author of a new book focuses on his own family’s experiences to find answers.
A working party looking into the inclusion of placebos in surgical trials has led to a recommendation for greater use of the controversial method by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Where a small company sits in its ecosystem of customers and suppliers could not only be a better and more accurate guide to credit risk but also allow challenger banks to more cheaply and securely lend to both them and start-ups, claim academics from Brunel University London.
As the NHS faces a £2.2billion deficit and another winter A&E crisis, researchers at Brunel University London are to use real data from an NHS region to produce a computer model to help hospital managers plan objectively.
Checking your ex-partner’s Facebook profile can be addictive and might prevent you from moving on, according to research by Brunel’s Dr Tara Marshall.
Industrial design researchers at Brunel University London have solved two of the major challenges which prevent everyday items of clothing being turned into power sources for smartphones, tablets and other personal tech.
A £10 million manufacturing research hub at Brunel that will address major, long-term challenges facing the UK’s manufacturing industries, and capture opportunities from emerging research has been announced by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson.
The Manufacturing Hub in Future Liquid Metal Engineering is funded for the next seven years by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Led by Professor Zhongyun Fan it will have a programme of innovative research in the engineering and physical sciences, related to the challenges in commercialising early stage research.
Scientists at Brunel University London have designed a new hybrid roofing system which could halve energy bills in new homes.