Biosciences at Brighton

The official blog for the school of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Science at the University of Brighton

A warm welcome at our open day

Sunshine, blue skies, our brilliant ambassadors and friendly staff welcomed visitors to our campus open day on Saturday 17 June. Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and campus where you will be studying…. Continue Reading →

BBC Springwatch on garden animals

University of Brighton mammalian biologist is calling on the public for ‘animal stories from the garden’ for research and a special feature for BBC Two’s forthcoming Springwatch series. Dr Dawn Scott and her team are studying interactions between foxes, hedgehogs,… Continue Reading →

Moulsecoomb Campus Open Day

Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and the campus where you will be studying. You will also be able to hear more about your chosen subject and talk to our staff and current… Continue Reading →

Early diagnosis of debilitating diseases

Researchers from the university have begun work on a three-year projectto develop a tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Source: Early diagnosis of debilitating eases

Can watercress farming directly impact fish communities in chalk streams? | The Wild Trout Trust

Jon Grey shares his research Source: Can watercress farming directly impact fish communities in chalk streams? | The Wild Trout Trust  

Investigating Lyme disease on the South Downs

Lyme borreliosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Borelia burgdorferi. The bacterium is transmissible between hosts through the bite of blood-sucking ticks which parasitise mammals, birds, and humans. Landscape features, such as woodland or grassland, affect the movement… Continue Reading →

Explaining our research on the BBC

The university’s Diabetes Research Group (DRB) featured on BBC South East’s Inside Out programme on 27 February. Professor Adrian Bone, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology and Head of the DRB, and his team explained cutting-edge research being undertaken at… Continue Reading →

BSS and NSS Survey

Unless you have been avoiding emails, not coming into university and not talking to anyone in the School you will, no doubt, be aware that the all undergraduate students are being asked to give their feedback on their university experience… Continue Reading →

New insight into aged-related hearing loss

Scientists at the University of Brighton have moved a step closer to understanding the underlying cause of age-related hearing loss which affects 11 million people in the UK. Hearing loss is believed to originate in non-sensory cells in the cochlea,… Continue Reading →

Brighton Science Festival 2017

The University of Brighton are one of the main sponsors of the Brighton Science Festival, running from 11-15 February 2017. Check out all the amazing events at this years festival on the website.

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