December 2010

Supportive coaches don’t ‘lose the dressing room’

Sport coaches who are supportive, motivational and have a culture of openness improve team bonding and performance, according to the findings of Brunel University's Dr Daniel Rhind.

November 2010

Brunel's Aggar and Rodford win golds at World Rowing Championships

Graduate Beth Rodford and student and Sports Scholar Tom Aggar put in stellar performances to win golds at the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand. 

Hillingdon people invited to cheer Brunel's first American Football game

Brunel University students are inviting local residents and schools  to come and cheer them on in their debut American Football match this Sunday [Nov 7].

October 2010

Brunel trio win 100m relay Commonwealth gold

Three Brunel graduates won gold medals at the Delhi Commonwealth Games yesterday (12 October) when they all competed as teammates in the 4x100m relay final.

August 2010

Student wins first BPMA Design Innovation Award

Product Design student Andrea Pisa has won the first British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) Design Innovation Award.

Two medals for Perri in European Championships

Student Perri Shakes-Drayton wins two bronze medals at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona.

July 2010

Downhill racing idea is tops

A final year industrial design student has won an award for inventing a new gear system for downhill mountain bike racing.

June 2010

Student designs life-saving vest for extreme cold

A keen snowboarding enthusiast has designed a life-saving thermal top to protect its wearer from hypothermia.

Soil-free horticulture for the window sill

Green-fingered people without a garden may find a solution with a student-designed, eye-catching window box designed to help plants flourish.

Swine flu epidemic inspires student's Amulet hand sanitizer

An Industrial Design and Technology student has created an 'Amulet' hand sanitizer to tackle the spread of diseases, such as Swine Flu.

Student 'in touch' on diver safety

Industrial Design student Samantha creates a clever communications device to help improve scuba diver safety.

Award-winning student designs cot to prevent malaria

A student was inspired to design a life-saving cot after watching a BBC documentary about people living with malaria.

May 2010

A rainy Paris day inspires student's unbreakable brolly

A wet and windy Paris day inspired a Brunel Industrial Design student to create Brollii, an unbreakable, crowd-friendly umbrella.

Student invents a plantpot that knows what plants want

A final year student has designed a smart plant pot for people with sight conditions that tells them if their plant is unhappy.

Unbreakable brolly tipped to shine in annual showcase of Brunel's design talent

Made in Brunel, the annual showcase of design, engineering, and multimedia by Brunel University students, takes place in London this year from 8-10 June.

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