School of Health Sciences

Leah Brown

My time at Brighton

Leah Brown studied on our Health Studies BSc(Hons) top-up degree. She tells us a bit about her time at Brighton and what she has been up to since she graduated. “I chose the University of Brighton as it was one of the few Universities that offered the top-up degree course. The fact that it was…

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Postgraduate Virtual Open Events at Brighton

Start, progress or change your career with a postgraduate degree Explore your study opportunities, talk to our lecturers, researchers and students, and find out more about postgraduate study and research at Brighton at a virtual open event. Tune into subject talks, look around our facilities in a 360 tour, get the latest on scholarships and…

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My PhD experience

Ollie Thurlow has recently completed his Health Sciences PhD and is due to graduate this month – his PhD was kindly supported by the 4 Cancer Group. The 4 Cancer Group provides days out and short breaks for families affected by cancer. They offer a wide range of experiences from sailing days, to afternoon teas…

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Brighton students team with major healthcare provider

Brighton’s physiotherapy students have gained valuable practical experience as part of an innovative scheme with a leading UK community healthcare provider. With grant support from Health Education England (HEE), Connect Health – the UK’s leading independent community provider of musculoskeletal services – will now be doubling its virtual placement programme for 2021, following the success…

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A history of childbirth in the UK

Principal Lecturer in Midwifery, Tania McIntosh, has written an article for The Conversation. The article is titled A history of childbirth in the UK – from home, to hospital, to COVID-19. Tania discuss childbirth from the 1920s to the current day. Read the article on The Conversation website.

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Podcast: Dr Kathy Martyn on healthy eating and Veganuary

Recorded pre-lockdown, Dr Kathy Martyn our nutritionist discusses Veganuary, healthy eating, and how to stick to early year challenges we may have set ourselves. Listen to the podcast on the link below or via Apple or Spotify Or watch our YouTube video of the podcast: Download a pdf transcript of the interview. Interested in finding…

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Nurturing your mental health through nature

Dr Tania Wiseman, Principal Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences, has written an article for The Conversation. In the article she shares four tips on how you can nurture your mental health through nature. Read the article on The Conversation website.

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Student elected to COP Student Council

Huge congratulations to Eleanor Tanner who has been elected to the College of Paramedics Student Council. Eleanor, a Paramedic Science BSc(Hons) student, had to complete a 500 word supporting statement as part of the application process where she stated one of her reasons for applying was to ‘get involved with everything I can’ in what…

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Academic heading for Number 1?

Principal lecturer Heather Baid is in the race for this year’s number one Christmas single as a member of the ICU Liberty Choir. The 100 strong Zoom choir of intensive care unit (ICU) staff are releasing their re-make of ‘Every Breath You Take’ to express the contribution of healthcare frontline workers and raise funds. The…

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A career in radiography

“Radiography is one of the most innovative aspects of healthcare – you’ll use advanced technology to look inside patients’ bodies and understand the root causes of their illness, and consult with colleagues on diagnosis and treatment plans.” NHS website From September 2021 we are launching our new Diagnostic Radiography BSc(Hons) and applications are now open!…

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