School of Health Sciences

Dr Josh Cameron

£11m to help young people build resilience

Dr Josh Cameron, Principal Lecturer and Dr Suna Eryigit-Madzawamuse, Senior Research Fellow, both from the School of Health Sciences,  are leading the research evaluation as part of a £11 million National Lottery Community Fund programme that has involved recruiting 11,000 young people in Blackpool in what is being called a revolutionary approach to building resilience….

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Appeal for parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research

We are appealing to parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research which is aimed at improving our understanding of the development of children’s feet. Volunteers will each receive £20 Love2Shop gift vouchers each time they visit our baby space at the Eastbourne campus where their feet will be looked at using state-of-the-art technology…

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Podiatry graduate and NHS Chief Executive spoke to health care graduates at the university’s summer awards ceremony

Siobhan Melia, awarded a degree in podiatry by the University of Brighton 21 years ago spoke to health care graduates at the university’s summer awards ceremony at the Brighton Centre last week, on Wednesday 26 July. The Chief Executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust said she is humbled every day by her colleagues’ strive…

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Graduation – prizewinners, the class of 2017

This week, more than 4,400 University of Brighton students graduated at our ceremonies at the Brighton Centre, which started on Tuesday (25 July). Students aged 19 – 79 and from over 90 countries dressed in gowns and mortarboards to collect their awards.

Joanna Woollard wins ‘Clinician of the Year Award’ at the Oscars!

Pardon the pun – but University of Brighton Podiatry students are literally ‘one foot ahead of the rest!’… It’s not every day that you can say that you have been to the Oscars, picked up your very own award and rubbed shoulders with Olympic hurdles silver medallist and former world champion Colin Jackson CBE! However…

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Zambia nursing awards

Sussex philanthropist Michael Chowen presented awards to students who completed the first paediatric nursing course in Zambia.

Power bike trials get going

The University of Brighton has been awarded more than £36,000 to trial a fleet of 20 power bikes. The Electrically-Assisted Power Cycles (EAPCs) will be for hire and will be available between the university’s campus in Eastbourne and the town’s railway station.

The University of Brighton receives £50,000 funding for Integrated Clinical Academic Programme 2015-16

The University of Brighton is once again the sole provider for the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)/Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HE KSS) Integrated Clinical Academic Programme for 2015-16.

World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015

Greg Booth and Chloe Fletcher, physiotherapy graduates (University of Brighton) in 2014, attended the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress in Singapore which took place in May this year.

The simulated ambulance

Student paramedics and nurses experienced working inside a frontline ambulance by climbing aboard a unique ‘Simbulance’.

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