School of Health Sciences

ICAP funding award 2018

The School of Health Sciences is delighted to announce that we have been awarded HEE Integrated Clinical Academic Programme (ICAP) funding to support clinicians to develop research skills in preparation for PhD or clinical doctoral research fellowship applications. The ICA programme is designed to enable delivery of the government strategy, Developing the Role of the…

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HEE Bridging funding award 2018

The School of Health Sciences is delighted to announce that they have been awarded HEE Bridging funding to support clinical academics to develop research and research capability to doctoral level. The awards are open to current students completing ICAP or MRes and MRes alumni. To apply, download the application form and return to us by 31 August. Interviews…

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Empowered midwives, empowered women

Our midwifery students have been busy organising a day of celebration for women and midwives on 18th July. The ‘Empowered Midwives, Empowered Women’ conference is an all day event from 9am-5pm and takes place on our Falmer campus.Speakers include Prof. Wendy Graham, Marie Langley, Katheryn Gutteridge, Rebecca Schiller, Amanda Burleigh and Natalie Lennard. Tea and coffee…

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Nursing student’s epic hike in support of The Sussex Beacon

Nursing student Sammie Aplin is walking from Brighton to Devon over nine days, taking in the South Downs, New Forest and Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.  Sammie and partner Paul set off on Friday 13th July. The couple are raising money in support of Sussex Beacon,  the Brighton-based charity offering specialist care for people living with HIV….

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Podiatry student highly commended at Bee purple innovations competition

Sarah Brown (final year podiatry student) submitted her business case for this years’ Bee purple innovations completion and was awarded a ‘highly commended’ with a £100 prize. Sarah’s idea remains in development, but is designed to provide an earlier diagnosis for Charcot foot, which remains an under-diagnosed and poorly understood complication of the insensitive foot,…

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Healthy Futures 2018

Last week, as the celebrations for the NHS’s 70th birthday drew to a close, academics from across the university came together to share innovative ideas about health at our Healthy Futures event. Dr Nigel Sheriff, Principal Research Fellow represented the School of Health Sciences and delivered a presentation on HIV: Fast-track to prevention, raising attention to…

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Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!

Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!  The NHS values are the heart of all our health courses.  We recognise that patients come first in everything the NHS does, and respect, dignity, compassion and working together for patients are embedded in our curriculum.  We are extremely proud to work closely with our local and regional…

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