Biosciences at Brighton

University of Brighton biosciences blog

Research insight

Asa White, Doctoral Researcher within our school, gets to call wading around in the Bourne Rivulet work! Asa’s is researching how an invisible chemical may be affecting invertebrate and fish life. It has three main elements. using electric fishing surveys around three watercress farms over two years to ascertain whether discharges are having a population-level impact…

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Blood Culture

Two lecturers from our school, Claire Marriott and Simonne Weeks, have played a part in the development of Blood Culture, an arts podcast. Lance Dann, Course Leader BA (Hons) TV & Digital Media Production here at Brighton, created the podcast and explains more: Over the weekend, Blood Culture, a University of Brighton related project was the top…

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New insight into aged-related hearing loss

Scientists at the University of Brighton have moved a step closer to understanding the underlying cause of age-related hearing loss which affects 11 million people in the UK. Hearing loss is believed to originate in non-sensory cells in the cochlea, the auditory portion of the inner ear containing the organ which produces nerve impulses in…

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Together for Tinnitus

This week, February the 6th to 12th, is Tinnitus awareness week, aiming to raise GP’s awareness and to provoke the discussion of this wide spread condition.  Described as the ‘sensation of hearing a sound in the absence of any external sound” – British Tinnitus Association, the sound can be heard in one or both of…

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