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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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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: how school closures affect infection numbers

Whether schools should remain open or not has been the subject of much recent debate. The continuing rise in cases led the UK government to decide on January 4 that all schools in England are to be closed at least until the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outdated air con helps spread COVID

Most ventilation systems in schools and offices are just not up to the job when it comes to helping curb the spread of COVID-19.


Playing video games helps stroke recovery

A genius game controller helping stroke patients get back hand and arm movement by playing on the computer is set to start tests in a stroke unit.

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