Geography, Earth and environment at Brighton

WetlandLIFE project update – researching a ‘sense of place’ within England’s wetlands – Dr Mary Gearey – Research Fellow

Our WetlandLIFE project ( www.wetlandlife.org), part of the Valuing Natures Programme (valuing-nature.net) is now in its second year. This means our fieldwork research is well underway. Spring has finally sprung on our wetland case study sites; and last week we visited Shapwick Heath wetland, part of the Somerset Levels close to Glastonbury. The University of…

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Observing nature; working with nature – an artist’s perspective

A Wetland LIFE Blog – Dr Mary Gearey One of the many joys of working on the WetlandLIFE project has been the chance to meet, talk with and spend time with a wide variety of people who cherish these very special landscapes. In particular the ‘sense of place’ fieldwork that we are collectively undertaking explores…

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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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Publish your work through our e-journal

Our Geography, Geology and Environmental Sciences students have the opportunity to publish assignments or their dissertation on eGG, the e-journal for undergraduate research in Environment(e), Geography (G) and Geology(G) in our school. We have just published first-class research from recent graduate Edward Daws on glacial retreat in the Chamonix Valley, French Alps which you can…

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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!

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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Mineral better than bleach at fighting disease-causing microorganisms

University of Brighton scientists have discovered that a mineral is more efficient than chemicals in fighting the spread of diseases during humanitarian emergencies. 27 July 2018 They compared hydrated lime-based treatments of human excreta against more traditional chorine-based chemicals such as bleach and found that lime provided greater treatment efficacy. It is hoped the findings…

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University of Brighton at Paddle Round the Pier

The sun shone and temperatures soared at this years Paddle Round the Pier. And we were there, hosting talks at the event’s University of Brighton lecture theatre. Dr James Ebdon and Dr Diogo Gomes Da Silva (accompanied by their glamorous assistant Bob the Dog) talked ‘Bug, Beaches and Belly Aches’, presenting microbiology research on water…

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See you at Paddle Round the Pier 2018

It looks like it’s going to be a glorious weekend for this year’s Paddle Round the Pier; the largest beach festival in Europe. And our university is proud to be one of the sponsors.  There’ll be a University of Brighton lecture theatre at the event, hosting a number of talks, including some familiar faces from…

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National award for our school

A commitment to promote the careers of women has won the University of Brighton’s School of Environment and Technology (SET) a national award. SET has received a Bronze Award from the Equality Challenge Unit’s Athena SWAN Charter which was established in 2005 to encourage efforts to advance women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and…

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