Geography, Earth and environment at Brighton

Our second years head to Spain

Our second year Geology, and Physical Geography and Geology students head to Spain in their second year to put the knowledge and skills they have learned in the classroom into practice in the field.

Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter! If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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My placement year at Monier

Jade Malone, Geology BSc(Hons) “On my placement year at Monier I gained confidence working in an industrial setting, and developed my interpersonal skills with colleagues at all levels. It has enabled me to effectively communicate results and findings to ensure that project teams work effectively as a single unit. I personally feel that going on a…

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My placement at GE Aviation

Geraldine Rumbold BSc (Hons) Physical Geography and Geology “By undertaking a placement year as an Environment Health and Safety Intern, it has been the best decision that I could have made for my career. It has expanded and developed my skills including team work, decision making, project management and emotional intelligence, which I could not…

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A warm welcome at our open day

Sunshine, blue skies, our brilliant ambassadors and friendly staff welcomed visitors to our campus open day on Saturday 17 June. Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and campus where you will be studying. You’ll also be able to hear more about your chosen subject and talk to our…

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Moulsecoomb Campus Open Day

Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and the campus where you will be studying. You will also be able to hear more about your chosen subject and talk to our staff and current students. If you are thinking of beginning your studies in 2018 come along to our…

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Dinosaur expert’s double award

The University of Brighton’s dinosaur expert, Dr Susannah Maidment, has won two top awards. Dr Susannah Maidment has collected the Palaeontological Association’s Hodson Award for her 10 years research following her PhD and her contribution to science. Her nominee said: “Susie is an outstanding early career palaeontologist who has made several highly significant and substantial…

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Award win

Congratulations to Dr Susie Maidment, senior lecturer in our school, who received the Hodson Award at an awards ceremony this week from the Palaeontological Association. The Hodson Award is presented to a palaeontologist within ten years of their PhD for notable contributions to the science. The Palaeontological Association was founded in 1957 and has become one…

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Environmental Geophysics in Exploration Geology

On the 30th November a group of students and staff went to the disused Sheepcote Valley landfill site to practise the use of field geophysics instruments as part of the third year Exploration Geology module. The exercise demonstrated how geophysical techniques can be used in environmental investigations. Students got experience in working with EM31 (electro-magnetic…

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