Biology, ecology and biomedical science at Brighton

University of Brighton biosciences blog

Connecting young people with nature

The University of Brighton is hosting a symposium which will explore the benefits of connecting children and teenagers in the UK with local nature. The two-day event is co-organised by the University of Brighton’s Dr Rachel White and Royal Holloway’s Dr Deborah Harvey.

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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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.

Innovative installation to be hosted in Huxley Building

A cutting-edge installation which produces real-time digital art from the data in its immediate surroundings has been installed in the Huxley Building. Duality of Life, was created by Nexus Studios, an award-winning company with offices in London and Los Angeles. It consists of a dual-screen display that generates real-time digital ‘lifeforms’ from interactions and local data….

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Volunteering at Mankwe Game Reserve

This summer I was very fortunate to have a three-week amazing volunteering experience at Mankwe Game Reserve.  My experience while I was out there was packed with fun filled activities.

On the brink of living beyond 120

Science could be on the brink of fulfilling humans’ dream of longer healthier lives, according to a University of Brighton expert on ageing. Professor Richard Faragher, the university’s Professor of Biogerontology, will discuss the latest research findings from diet and exercise to the medicines of tomorrow at a New Scientist Live event on 20 September. Professor Faragher,…

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Slime mould, books and artificial intelligence

The University of Brighton has played a pivotal role in the growth of slime mould for an innovative installation at the Brighton Digital Festival. Digital artists Cesar Baio and Lucy HG Solomon – who form the collective Cesar & Lois with collaborator Jeremy Speed Schwartz – used the university’s microbiology laboratory to develop the Physarum…

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Brighton joins the Albion!

The University of Brighton was today unveiled as the new Official Higher Education Partner of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.

Explore your options through Clearing

Good luck to everyone receiving exam results this week! If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore the possibilities.  If you need help navigating your way through the Clearing process,…

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Hands-on science for Brighton students

Young people with an interest in science and engineering can learn how to turn their passion into a career at a science fair in Brighton tomorrow (11 July). Big Bang @ Brighton will take place at the University of Brighton and organisers are promising “an exciting, colourful and noisy event” aimed at encouraging more students…

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