Brunel University

Brunel is a world-class university based in Uxbridge, West London. Now over 40 years old, our mission has always been to combine academic rigour with the practical, entrepreneurial and imaginative approach pioneered by our namesake Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Brunel University London Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH

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Vaccine hesitancy hardens in richer countries

Governments and health workers in the seven richest nations will find it harder to vaccinate more people against COVID because those yet to have the jab just don't want it, research shows.

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Hospital simulator to drive down infections

Computer simulations showing how patients and staff move around inside hospitals are helping civil engineers make modifications to help control the transmission of COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'COVID-killing' remote working pods to revive town centers

Ghost town high streets could come back to life using empty shops to house sealed, self-contained, self-cleaning remote working pods that use ultraviolet light to kill coronavirus. Home workers could escape cramped kitchen ...


Sickle cell target could treat COVID

Scientists have found a way to lower stroke risk in sickle cell patients that opens a gateway of potential treatments for inflammation and clotting stemming from conditions such as COVID-19. For the first time, they investigated ...

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