School of Applied Social Science

New members of staff- September 2016

We’ve welcomed ten new members of staff since 1st September. Stephanie Davis, Psychology, whom many of you will know as one of our PhD students, is covering Katherine Johnson’s sabbatical this year. Anna Zoli, Psychology, joins us from York St John Donna Ewing, Psychology, joins us from BSMS Deanna Dadusc, Criminology, joins us from Kent Paul…

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Summer school

On behalf of the widening participation team I am writing to thank everyone who was involved with the planning and attending of the SASS summer school.

CLT Learning and Teaching award

Many congratulations to Hannah Frith, Principal Lecturer, on being successfully awarded a Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT)  award of £1000 to investigate “Inclusive practice in psychology undergraduate dissertation supervision”. Professor Kate Bullen Professor of Psychology and Head of The School of Applied Social Science

Festival of Social Science

Our collective thanks should go to Julie Green, Senior Administrator, for her excellent organisation skills in project managing the 2016 Festival of Social Science and a very stimulating and thought provoking Public Lecture by Professor Danny Dorling.  Thanks too to everyone who presented or chaired on the day.  We are aiming for a more amenable…

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Research news

We have had some extremely pleasing research grant news over the last two months. Aidan McGarry was awarded £249,850 by the AHRC for his grant application entitled “The Aesthetics of Protest: Visual Culture and Communication in Turkey” and Flis Henwood has had success as Co-I on a bid with colleagues at Sheffield (lead) and Sussex…

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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

Remarkable Colleagues award

Yesterday afternoon saw the award tea party for the first Julian Crampton “Remarkable Colleagues” award.  I know that all our staff are remarkable in some way but some are even more remarkable than others.  I am sure that you will all join me in congratulating our very remarkable Becky Farmer (Deputy School Admin Manager) who…

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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

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