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Sports science research

Postgraduate Open Evening: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

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The Division of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences at Brunel is internationally recognised as an environment for research excellence.

Placed fifth in the UK for research power in REF2014, our sport and exercise research is the highest ranked in London, with 73% of our research outputs and 100% of the research environment and impact classed as world-leading or internationally excellent. Our vibrant community of researchers span the natural and social sciences, equipping them to address the complex multidisciplinary challenges surrounding sport, exercise, health and wellbeing today. 

Our research is conducted across two expert research centres and a research group which collaborate to apply innovative disciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives to sport, health and exercise research.

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Fully-funded studentships

Our funded studentships become available at different times of the year. Please keep checking our page regularly to see the latest funded opportunities. We also advertise all our funded studentships as soon as they become available on the @BrunelResearch twitter account.

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