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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 →

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  

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 →

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 →

Soapbox Science’s first visit to Brighton

Head down to the seafront between 1-4pm on Saturday 29 July and celebrate women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) with Soapbox Science. Soapbox Science hosts events across the UK and the world raising the profile of women… Continue Reading →

Clinical trial of infection-detecting bandages begins

A clinical trial of a smart bandage which changes colour when it detects infections is beginning using samples from burns patients from four UK hospitals. The samples will undergo tests by scientists in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences… Continue Reading →

Lunchtime learning

Our school are hosting a series of seminars on Fridays from 1-2on in H400. Everyone is invited so put the dates in your diaries. Here’s what is coming up over in the next few weeks. Friday 18 November e-learning apps:… Continue Reading →

Is there a natural limit to how long humans can live?

New data suggests humans may not get older than 125 years. But should we take it seriously? Every time a limit to lifespan has been proposed in the past it has been surpassed. Source: Is there a natural limit to… Continue Reading →

A hot spot for Lyme disease

The South Downs National Park which stretches across Sussex and Hampshire is one of the country’s top 10 hot spots for Lyme disease caused by ticks, scientists are warning. Scientists from our school are coming to the end of a comprehensive… Continue Reading →

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