School of Health Sciences

Research sabbatical

Dr Josh Cameron, Principal Lecturer in Occupational Therapy has been successful in his application for a University research sabbatical. This will begin in November 2016 and finish 6 months later at the end of April 2017. He is committed to using the bulk of this time to analyse and write up findings from the Imagine Project which…

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Numbers of graduates finding jobs hits all-time high

Numbers of University of Brighton graduates finding jobs or moving into further study hits all-time high. Source: Numbers of graduates finding jobs hits all-time high

European Commission ‘HR Excellence in Research’ Award for the University of Brighton

Announced by the European Commission, the University of Brighton has retained its ‘HR Excellence in Research’ award. Source: European Commission ‘HR Excellence in Research’ Award for the University of Brighton

Goodbye Penny!

This August, we say goodbye to Dr Penny Lindley who will be taking her well earned retirement after nearly a decade in the School. Penny has held a variety of roles in her time with the University, and most recently has been Assistant Head of Schooland Programme Lead for Community Health Programmes. We will miss Penny but wish her all…

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Placement Educator Update Day and Emerging- Role supervisors’ workshop

There will be a session on JULY 4th 2016 in the morning at Falmer for educators who want to hear about any changes to the course or familiarise themselves with the Brighton course, assessment, paperwork etc. This is useful for educators who have done their educators training at another university but want to know about…

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Green impact – gold award

Green Impact is an environmental accreditation scheme from the National Union of Students and a Falmer based team within the School of Health Sciences have participated for 3 years now. Initially, the bronze criteria was achieved, last year the Silver award and this year the Falmer team was given the Green Impact Gold! There were…

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Student successes

A Santander ‘Volunteering and Community Engagement Award’ and £500 were given to Physiotherapy student LUKE MORRISON, now in his third year. The award was for Luke’s volunteering as a second year student through active Student in the ‘Gig Buddy’ scheme co-ordinated by the local charity ‘Stay Up Late.’ Luke shared his experiences at an award…

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Staff successes

Professor ANN MOORE was awarded a CBE for services to physiotherapy. Ann retired from the School of Health Sciences (formerly School of Health Professions) last year. She is currently Emeritus Professor with the University of Brighton. She has been research lead for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy since December 2007. Ann has published extensively in…

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Greece trip to EKO refugee camp

LESLEY WHITE (Senior Lecturer in Acute Clinical Practice) recently used annual leave to work with refugees in North Greece in a military run camp with refugees cleared from a more inclusive and organised EKO camp. The military camps are large disused barns containing rows of tents housing thousands of refugees. Conditions in hot weather can…

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Department of Health visit

HELEN WALKER, Deputy Director, Equity and Community Development, Department of Health (DoH) visited on 17th June. The visit was co-hosted by School of Health Science (SHS) researchers and colleagues from Sussex Recovery College with a focus on resilience. This included the Building Resilience and Wellness Recovery course and resilience projects linked to boingboing resilience research and…

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