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The Problem with Boating’s High Fibreglass Diet

The Problem with Boating’s High-Fiberglass Diet

“Planning for Water” conference 19th June 2023 – by Andrew Coleman

It’s not often these days that you hear people say ‘money is not the problem’, but that was one of the more surprising contributions at a recent Planning for Water  conference hosted by the Centre for Aquatic Environments and the Royal Town Planning Institute SE region at the University. The 19th June conference brought together…

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Meet Kai Rahman the Centre’s newest PhD recruit

  Studying at Brighton for my BEng and MSc in Civil Engineering broadened my knowledge of diverse disciplines, including geotechnical engineering, bridge design, and construction methods. However, the hydrological aspects were most impactful due to their direct relevance to the pressing environmental concerns from climate change. The practical significance of this field, both at the…

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Colourful logo reads Young costal scientists' and Engineers' conference

Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference (YCSEC) 7 June 2023

The University of Brighton is delighted to host the 17th Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference (YCSEC) Wednesday 7 June 2023 – Online and free of charge NOW CANCELLED      

CAE and the World Toilet Day!

Tomorrow 19th of November is World Toilet Day (https://www.worldtoiletday.info/)! This year’s theme is ‘Making the Invisible Visible’, raising the awareness of the link between poor sanitation and faecal pollution of groundwater sources. We face a global sanitation crisis. Today, 3.6 billion people are still living with poor quality toilets that ruin their health and pollute…

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Joe Agate celebrates passing CAA training – drone pilot status achieved!

Last week I passed the Civil Aviation Authority’s GVC exam with Dr Lorna Linch, making us both qualified drone pilots. I would like to thank the CAE for funding my training for this course and would encourage other CAE members to contact me if they are looking for help with capturing drone data. I look…

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Sustainability Week at Shoreham Port – 28th September to 1st October 2022

Two of our Centre members Dr Corina Ciocan and Dr Mary Gearey will be giving presentations on 29th September If you are Interested please book here

Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781 – 2022

Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781-2022 is a major exhibition spanning four centuries of artwork, at the Royal West of England Academy’s (RWA) newly refurbished galleries this summer. The final instalment of the RWA’s elements series, Earth tackles the most expansive and urgent of subject matters, bringing together important modern, historical and contemporary artworks….

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Sharp-shooting Brighton students become top-ranked women in the country at senior and under 21 levels

Two student rifle shooters at the University have become the top ranked women in the country at senior and under-21 levels. Graihagh Guille – a first-year PhD student doing research in the University’s Centre for Aquatic Environments – followed winning the Women’s 50m three-position English Championships in May by winning the British championship title early…

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Understanding barriers to safe household water and sanitation in Western Nepal

Drinking water quality is a major public health concern in both rural and urban areas of Nepal and waterborne diseases account for 38% of deaths in children under the age of five. Scientists (Dr Diogo Da Silva and Prof James Ebdon) from the Centre for Aquatic Environments have been working with project partners Dr Sabitri…

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