Biology, ecology and biomedical science at Brighton

University of Brighton biosciences blog

Taking a stand against cancer

Two University of Brighton scientists are joining a pop-up stand in Brighton’s Churchill Square shopping centre on Friday (1 Feb) as part of events to mark next Monday’s (4 Feb) World Cancer Day. Marta Falcinelli, PhD researcher in the University’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences (PABS), is passionate about fighting the disease and will…

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Top 5 study tips

University can be an amazing experience, living in a new city meeting new people and getting involved with activities you never pictured yourself doing can be life-changing. However, once all the excitement of the first couple weeks wears off, you’re going to realise that most people are there for the degree at the end of…

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City network will boost health innovation and business

University of Brighton researchers are joining forces with entrepreneurs and community groups to turn Brighton and Hove into a focal point for health interventions. The social and commercial network in the Brighton and Hove area will be tasked with improving health, accelerating innovation and enhancing competitiveness.

Athena SWAN silver award for our school

The university’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Science (PABS) has received a Silver Award from Advance HE’s highly-regarded SWAN Charter, which promotes gender equality in the representation, progression and success of staff and students in Higher Education. The Silver Award was granted in recognition of actions implemented to advance careers of women in science over the…

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New student? Hit the ground running!

To help you get the best start as a student here, we’ve put together some online activities called Hit The Ground Running. Taking part in this programme isn’t compulsory and it’s not a test, it’s just a good way to prepare yourself for your studies and get to know your way around our online learning platform,…

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Dr Sreejith Raveendran receiving IAAM award

Double win for research fellows

Two research fellows from the University of Brighton have been celebrating taking top honours at a prestigious European science congress.

Enrol online

Congratulations to everyone who’s received an offer. If you’ve had your place confirmed, you’ll be able to enrol from today. There are a few things to do before you get here, including the first stage of your enrolment and getting started with your email account and course materials. Once you’ve enrolled online, you’ll also be…

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Paper towels win hands down over blow dryers

Paper towels are more efficient at drying and cleaning hands, according to research at the University of Brighton. Despite the rising popularity of hand dryers in public restrooms the research shows traditional paper towels do the job better – and leave behind less bacteria. The scientists are now calling on hospitals and other health care…

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Simple test could save cancer patients from unnecessary treatment

Some bladder cancer patients could be saved from months of unnecessary and ineffective treatment by a simple blood test, according to researchers at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), run by Brighton and Sussex universities. The test would benefit those patients who are unlikely to benefit from a commonly used immunotherapy. Currently, 30-40 per cent…

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Welcome to all of our new students!

When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student! Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: activating your university user account and logging on to our online learning environment: student central how to access pre-arrival…

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