School of Health Sciences

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Postgraduate open evening – Tuesday 9th July

Health Sciences Postgraduate open evening Tuesday 9 July, 5pm to 7pm D510 in Checkland building, Falmer campus.  Come and find out about studying on one of our postgraduate courses at this informal information evening. Postgraduate course leaders from the School of Health Sciences will be available all evening to chat with you.

Health Sciences wins at Brighton student union awards 2019

The Brighton Student Union Awards took place last night, celebrating the amazing work that our students, staff and volunteers do each year. Congratulations to all our winners and everyone who was highly commended, as follows Support staff award Heather Duff and Rob Marriott, Student Support and Guidance Tutors – highly commended. Inspirational teaching award Jo…

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New research partnership with Kings College and Addis Ababa

We have linked up with two other universities in a new  five-year research partnership. Professor Chris Pole, the University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Addis Ababa University and Kings College London to work together on co-operative research, academic collaborations and staff and student exchanges. The new research partnership will see the co-development…

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We’re officially baby friendly!

Our Midwifery BSc(Hons) degree has been awarded the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) accreditation by UNICEF. The award is given to universities who can demonstrate a high standard of infant feeding education in their curriculum. Read the full story here.      

Fresh eggs for Easter?

Dr Kathy Martyn, Principle Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences, and our nutrition expert, appeared on BBC1’s The One Show on Monday night to explain how you can tell if an egg is fresh to eat. Over 720 million eggs are being thrown away each year, most because they are close to their use-by…

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New website for women on exercising for life

Dr Jenny Hendley, Senior Midwifery Lecturer, has launched a website offering exercise advice for women throughout the different stages of their lives. The website follows the findings of her PhD study here at the University of Brighton. Read the full story here.  

What to Expect at a Midwifery BSc Interview Day

We hear from Stephanie, who is in her 3rd year on our Midwifery BSc(Hons) on what to expect if you are invited for an interview. The interview period is upon us and it can be quite daunting if you don’t know what to expect. I was successful in my interview to get on the course and…

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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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Nursing in Nepal – international placements

As part of our commitment to providing a global perspective to nursing and midwifery education, we offer a range of international English-speaking exchange placements to our nursing (adult, child and mental health), midwifery and paramedic practice BSc students. All of our international placements are fully supported and academically credited. Children’s nursing student Sabrina Barnes took an…

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Remembrance is about more than just remembering

Remembrance Sunday means more to veterans than just remembering fallen comrades, according to Duncan Barron, Senior Research Fellow. He said: “Spontaneous reminiscences involving troubling memories may be processed more easily with the support which occurs at collective commemorations. Read the full story here.

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