Our Anthropology Taster day is on this Friday; Brunel University London will host mini lectures and ethnographic films giving you an insight into the study of human beings, cultures and traditions. If you are in your first or second year of College or Sixth Form and find learning about different cultures fascinating, don't miss Friday!
Prof. Robin Dunbar of Oxford University will host an enthralling and relevant seminar on whether social media has been a help or hinderance in how we bond as communities on Wednesday 18th January 4-5:30pm, in Gaskell 266, Brunel University London.
The seminar will be followed by a reception with drinks and nibbles and is open to everyone to... View details ⇨
Got an offer from Brunel University London? Make sure you visit us at our Applicant day on Saturday 28 January - it’s a great chance to meet your lecturers, current students and get hands on with your course. #goingtobrunel
Here are just some of the highlights from our Winter Graduation ceremonies 2016 for postgraduate taught and research students.
Just think, this could be you next year... If you're thinking about postgraduate study come along to our Postgraduate Open Evening on 25 January 4-7pm. Find out about your chosen programme or research area and the scholarships available.
We are delighted to share the news and offer our heartfelt congratulations to our Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Director of Occupational Therapy, two former students and honorary degree holder, all named in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2017.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew George receives an MBE for service to NHS research participants, while past Occupational Therapy Director,... View details ⇨
2016 marked 50 years of world-class research and innovation in teaching at Brunel University London. This short film looks back at our year and the range of activities and events which took place to celebrate our 50th Anniversary.
Thank you to everyone who has helped us celebrate. Here's to another 50 years. See you in #2017
#1 on our top news stories for 2016 is: Legal doping – training to tunes.
Listening to music is a type of legal performance-enhancing drug. So says Brunel University London’s Dr Costas Karageorghis. Though unlike banned substances in sport, which are often mainly linked to elite athletes, music is a massive game-changer for the exercising masses.
Brunel flexed its media muscle this summer, when athletes and academics appeared across Olympics news coverage. From psychology to sports management, our academics led discussions about the greatest sporting show on Earth.
Meanwhile, several Team GB contenders trained or studied at Brunel including England hockey team captain, Kate Richardson-Walsh MBE!
#4 on our top news stories from 2016 is: Combining technologies cracks vaccine chiller issue.
Vaccines against killer diseases from polio to hepatitis are fragile and can easily be made useless if they get too hot or too cold. But now scientists and engineers from the UK have developed a cost-effective vaccine storage device which perfectly preserves vaccines for an astonishing 35 days using... View details ⇨
As we reach the end of 2016 we're looking back at our top 5 news stories from the year.
At #5 we have the development of new targets to attack aggressive forms of cancer. An international team including Brunel's Dr Paola Vagnarelli have taken a major step in unlocking new lines of treatment for fast-growing cancers such as triple negative breast cancer.