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February 2014

James Comes to the Fore

Brunel University recently competed against more than 100 institutions at the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Indoor Athletics Championships at the EIS Sheffield.

Carry On Clieo!

Brunel University Athletics Club recently travelled to Sheffield for an eight-way contest featuring the three armed services and major athletics institutions such as Loughborough, Cardiff Met, Oxford and Leeds Met.

Brunel Cross-Country Team’s Stirling Performance

Brunel’s cross-country team recently travelled to Stirling in Scotland to take on 48 institutions in the BUCS Championship.

Brunel Win 2014 Inter-Varsity Challenge

Brunel University Athletics Club recently faced leading adversaries—Loughborough, Bath, Birmingham and Cardiff Met—in the annual indoor Inter-Varsity Challenge.

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

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.

December 2013

Jess wins Team Gold

Jessica Andrews has won an U23 team gold medal for Great Britain at the European Cross-Country Championships

Jess Andrews Makes GB Team

European Cross-Country Championships for Brunel Sport Scholar

November 2013

Brunel bags two Golds in Wild Water Racing Championships

BUCS Wild Water Racing Championships

Chelsea FC and DASH launch NEET Training Project at Brunel

Brunel University Sports Park was the venue for the lauch of an exciting new project on Tuesday 12 November.

Outdoor athletics track reopens after resurfacing

Brunel University Sport is delighted to announce the re-opening of the University's outdoor athletics track on Kingston Lane.

Brunel research challenges political preconceptions of young people’s aspirations

Current and former Prime Ministers’ comments fail to recognise youth commitment and dedication, according to a recent research report entitled ‘The Role of Celebrity in Young People’s Aspirations’.

July 2013

Sports Scholarship Programme Partner with the Mo Farah Foundation

Mo Farah Foundation launches the Mo Farah Academy in conjunction with Brunel University and St Mary’s University College, Twickenham.

May 2013

BUCS Championships 2013

Nathan Outfoxes Puplampu

The British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Championships, which serves as the traditional curtain opener to the outdoor season, attracted more than 100 competing institutions over the May bank holiday in Bedford.

April 2013

Brunel Canoeists shine at National Championship

The first National Canoe Sprint Championships of the 2013 season witnessed strong performances from Brunel students.

Sir Richard Sykes appointed Chancellor of Brunel University

At its meeting on 10 April 2013 the Council of Brunel University appointed Sir Richard Sykes to be its next Chancellor.

Sport England announces funding to tackle physical inactivity in London

Brunel University is working with local partners in health and community sport to get some of the least active people in London moving, after research revealed the huge cost of physical inactivity to the NHS.

March 2013

Brunel Weightlifting claim title

Most people well know, great things come from small beginnings, here at Brunel Sport we share that sentiment.

England Netball selects Brunel as training centre in bid for 2019 World Championship

Brunel is to take a central role in the future development of netball in England as one of only three Intensive Netball Training Centres (INTCs) in the country.

Brunel launches scholarship scheme for first class graduates

Brunel University is offering postgraduate scholarships covering 15 percent of tuition fees to holders of first class degrees from any UK university.

Perri Shakes-Drayton wins double European gold

Brunel University graduate Perri Shakes-Drayton won two gold medals at the European Indoor Athletics Championships.

February 2013

Study finds that bullying of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth decreases as they get older

A news study has found that lesbian, gay or bisexual young people are twice as likely to be bullied in high school as heterosexual peers, but that bullying declines significantly as they get older.

Footballers are better at predicting opponents’ movements, MRI research finds

MRI scan findings showing that skilled footballers are better at predicting opponents’ movements than novices because of ‘checking mechanism’ in the brain could be used to help train next generation of sports stars.

January 2013

Brunel trio to help shape Britain's Olympic future

Britain’s Olympians have voted for three Brunel alumni to work with the British Olympic Association (BOA) to shape future plans in sport.

December 2012

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