Biosciences at Brighton

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PABS joins in BAFTA success

A children’s medical programme, supported by the University of Brighton, has been nominated for a 2016 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award. Professor Hal Sosabowski, Professor of Public Understanding who is based in our school, acts as… Continue Reading →

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2016

This is just a quick but very important post to remind everyone that today is mental health day. If we do not act now, depression will be the leading global illness by 2030. I know that it is easy to… 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 →

South African adventures

Our Ecology and Biological Sciences students have the opportunity to go on an optional field trip to South Africa. Here’s a taster of their amazing experience, from being up close to animals on safari to their practical learning experiences in the field.  

British Science Festival heads for Brighton

One of Europe’s leading and longest established science festivals is coming to Brighton next year. And we will be co-hosting it! The University of Brighton will co-host the 2017 British Science Festival with the University of Sussex from 5-8 September…. Continue Reading →

University building scoops top award

The project to refurbish the University of Brighton’s iconic Cockcroft Building has won in the Higher Education category of the prestigious Architects’ Journal Retrofit Awards 2016. The Cockcroft Building on the University’s Moulecoomb campus has been a familiar landmark on… Continue Reading →

More field work

Today we asked our students to work as consultant for the National Trust at Sheffield park as part of the monitoring of previous river restoration work on the Ouse. Under the supervision of Dr Anja Rott &Dr Neil Crooks, our students… Continue Reading →

Back in the Field!

Teaching has already started for some of us, with the Ecological field skills module. Final year Ecology students and enthusiasts are out in the countryside doing what they like to do best –  field work! We are very fortunate to have… 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 →

Train to teach this September

If you have considered training to teach after graduating in a STEM subject this year, this post is for you… Train to teach and inspire hundreds of young minds along the way. Start your teaching career on a Biology or… Continue Reading →

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