Geography, geology and environment at Brighton

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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Environmental Sciences opens up a world of opportunity

Environmental Sciences BSc(Hons) graduate Karen Bowles tells us why choosing the University of Brighton was one of the best decisions she has made, and where her career has taken her since she graduated.

Ecosystems are being degraded at an alarming rate

Professor Andrew Church, Professor of Geography and Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), was part of the global team of 50 environmental experts who launched four regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services that cover the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Africa, as well as Europe and Central Asia  

“Natural Flood Management – Understanding the complex processes involved”

Testing piping and erosion processes in managed realignment sites through a newly designed apparatus – Dr Heidi Burgess and  Florence Van Vaerenbergh Managed realignment is a relatively new scheme of coastal defence, aiming to use natural environments to protect our coastlines and reduce the maintenance cost of hard defences. Research so far has focused on…

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