Biosciences at Brighton

University of Brighton biosciences blog

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 the university to improve treatment for a disease that, for Type 1 diabetes alone, affects…

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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 to date via either the Brighton Student Survey or the National Student Survey. This feedback…

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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, the auditory portion of the inner ear containing the organ which produces nerve impulses in…

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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.

Raynaud’s Awareness Month

Raynaud’s phenomenon is extremely common, with 1 in 6 people affected, and up to 10 million people thought to be actively suffering in the UK. Characterised by the over response to a change in condition, seen in the colour change in the extremities. Commonly the colour change, of white to blue to red, is seen…

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Together for Tinnitus

This week, February the 6th to 12th, is Tinnitus awareness week, aiming to raise GP’s awareness and to provoke the discussion of this wide spread condition.  Described as the ‘sensation of hearing a sound in the absence of any external sound” – British Tinnitus Association, the sound can be heard in one or both of…

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National Student Money Week 2017 is here!

  We all know that dreaded feeling of checking your bank balance, and it kindly greeting you by being severely less than expected, but fear not National Student Money Week is here with advice and tips on how to make that student loan stretch further. This year’s NSMW is themed ‘Waste not, want not’, and…

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Volunteer at the Brighton Science Festival

Brighton Science Festival relies on volunteers to run shows and interactive workshops for kids and adults. Check out the website http://www.brightonscience.com/get-involved/ They need volunteers on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of Feb and the half term week between Saturday 11th and Sunday 19th February. Get involved by emailing briscivol@gmail.com and say you want to help.

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