School of Applied Social Science

A Day Of Social Justice

By Gabrielle Reid, Estelle Kessi and Helen Johnson After weeks of planning, third year Psychology students immersed themselves into their role as Community Psychologists on 23rd November, with the aim of creating social change through action in a Day of Social Justice. The idea was first implemented by Liz Cunningham, when she taught at the…

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Congratulations to the class of 2016

A week of awards ceremonies that will see more than 5,000 students from 71 countries graduate from the University of Brighton kicks off on Monday 25 July. Source: Congratulations to the class of 2016

Best summer crime fiction, as recommended by a criminologist

Peter Squires, University of Brighton A criminologist with a passion for crime fiction. It sounds a bit of a cliché, but crime thrillers may have started me on this career path to begin with. I’ve always told people that my interest in law and order was ignited by Z-Cars, when believable working class characters and…

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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

I’ve just been verbally abused – tell me again how racism played no part in Brexit

Natalie Pitimson, University of Brighton I’ve carried my book bag back and forth to the library three times a week for about two years. I bought it from the Jewish Museum in North London because I liked it. The word “schlep”, written on the side, perfectly describes my regular hour-long trek through central London with…

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How illegal firearms find their way onto British streets despite tough laws

Helen Williamson, University of Brighton How it is possible to get hold of weapons in Britain despite tough laws that restrict their ownership and use? This strict firearm legislation, enacted chiefly through the Firearms Act 1968 and amendments following the 1987 Hungerford mass shooting and 1996 Dunblane mass shoting, has reduced the number of purpose-made…

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Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on the Orlando shootings

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on the Orlando shootings Source: Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on the Orlando shootings

The university joins Jamie Oliver’s drive to cut sugar consumption

The university is the first university in the country to launch a campaign to cut sugar consumption – and it is being backed by Jamie Oliver. Source: The university joins Jamie Oliver’s drive to cut sugar consumption

Plans on show

Draft plans for the university’s Moulsecoomb campus and the regeneration of Preston Barracks are on show from today (22 April). Source: Plans on show

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