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wind farm and solar panels

Low income families footing the bill for renewable energy

The financial burden of investing in renewable energy is falling on those less well off, according to our Senior Lecturer, Dr Lawrence Haar. At a time when the UK has seen a large rise in the number of people claiming unemployment benefit during the first full month of the coronavirus lockdown, Dr Haar, Senior Lecturer…

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International Scholarships of £2,500

We are offering undergraduate and postgraduate international scholarships of £2,500 for courses starting in the 2020/21 academic year. The deadline to apply is 15 May and applications are open to all students who qualify to pay international fees. Find out more on the University of Brighton website: Undergraduate international scholarships Postgraduate international scholarships We look…

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Brighton Business School students dominate Santander Ideas Competition

A new online platform that helps researchers to plan, conduct and analyse research has scooped a £1,500 prize. The Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition was won by Robert Otim, a recent Product Design graduate. Robert’s idea ‘Pipette’ was developed while working in the data and analytics industry. In second place was our very own Brighton Business School student, Mathew Dixon…

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Brighton professor appointed as independent advisor on Airbnb task force

A University of Brighton tourism expert has joined a team of experts to underpin the development of Airbnb’s planned registration system for rentals in the UK. Professor Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the university’s Responsible Futures Research and Enterprise Agenda, will be coordinating the research process and collaborating…

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Winners of 2020 Brighton Law School heats

Negotiating their way to London

Students studying law at Brighton Law School flexed their negotiating skills against each other in an effort to win a place at the regional heats of the CEDR National Negotiating Competition in London on the 22nd February. The competition pits pairs of students against each other to negotiate a number of challenging fictional scenarios.  Students…

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Sheila Flavell speaking at the 2018 graduation ceremony

Brighton Business School graduate receives royal honour

Sheila Flavell, University of Brighton graduate and a champion for women in tech, received a CBE in the Queen’s new year honours. Sheila, who received a Marketing MA and an MBA from the university’s Brighton Business School, is Chief Operating Officer of FDM Group, the Brighton-based international professional services company and global leader in the…

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Kreston Reeves open morning

Making the most of enrichment week

Enrichment week. What do students normally do in enrichment week? Go home and have a chilled weekend? Take a short trip? Spend time reading? Or maybe lie in bed watching Netflix all week? Well, I decided to do none of the above and go along to an opening morning in London held by Kreston Reeves,…

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A responsible future?

Through Responsible Futures the University of Brighton harnesses change to enhance the delivery of sustainable economic development, improved environments and more inclusive societies. Responsible Futures research generates new ideas to positively influence policy, practice and behaviours. By bringing together interdisciplinary expertise, we explore opportunities to create more just and environmentally sustainable societies, including research into…

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Boozing and Cruising

Short cruises have become a favourite choice for boozy breaks by young people, according to one of our University of Brighton tourism experts. Dr Clare Weeden, tourism and marketing Principal Lecturer at the university Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics, said there has been a noticeable change in passenger behaviour in the last decade,…

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UNWTO conference on women in tourism

Advancing gender equality in tourism

  Major progress has been made advancing gender equality globally, but women and girls continue to face precarious employment in many economic sectors, particularly tourism, according to a University of Brighton expert. Professor Marina Novelli will be speaking and moderating an expert panel on the issue at the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 1st Regional…

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