Geography, geology and environment at Brighton

Geophysical survey reveals hidden Preston Park feature

Brighton Museum, the University of Brighton and Brighton & Hove Archaeological Society have completed a geophysical survey of Brighton’s Preston Park – and discovered a Second World War secret. The survey, supported by the Friends of Preston Park, looked beneath the surface of the park to find signs of archaeological activity. Brighton and Hove has…

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Exploring our biodiversity refuge

Dr Chris Joyce was invited by the c-change team at the University to help celebrate International Biodiversity Day with a walk to Moulsecoomb’s very own biodiversity refuge, the Watts bank (near the Watts building). Around 15 colleagues from across the university joined the walk during which Dr Joyce introduced the biodiversity of the University generally…

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Clean water to thousands worldwide

Watch our film about how Professor Huw Taylor and his team at the University of Brighton are helping develop low-cost methods of water treatment and sanitation, saving thousands of lives worldwide.

Laura’s ship comes in

University of Brighton masters student Laura Clemente Campos has landed an internship at Shoreham Port. She will be producing an ecology plan for the port and her work will form part of her coursework for her masters in Environmental Assessment and Management. Laura told the Shoreham Herald: “When the port gave me the opportunity to…

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Join us on a biodiversity walk

Sunday 22 May is International Day for Biological Diversity and to celebrate, the c-change campaign at uni have organised a bio-diversity walk on the Moulsecoombe campus with Professor Chris Joyce from our school at 12.30 on Monday 23 May. Join Chris for a short lunchtime walk to look at and learn more about the work…

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Bake Off at Brighton

Today was the inaugural SET Bake Off for students and staff, judged by our university’s very own Vice Chancellor, Debra Humphris. And what a success it was with lots of tempting treats to tingle our tastebuds. Prizes went to: Kirsty Smallbone for Best ‘Tastebud Tingler’ (staff) Carol Bill for ‘Best Showstopper’ (staff) Tom Marriott, student,…

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