School of Sport and Health Sciences

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Researchers prepare for zero gravity to put experimental devices through their paces

Staff and students from the School of Sport and Health Sciences, School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering, Centre for Regenerative Medicines and Devices and Advanced Engineering Centre conducted a dry run for experiments this week in preparation for the parabolic flights later this month.   Teams from both the Gell-P and DEPLOY! Projects, including seasoned parabolic flyer and…

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Podiatry placement in Thailand

Two podiatry students spent a placement like no other in Bangkok as part of their degree. Lily and Penny are on the final year of the Podiatry (Pre-Registration) MSc and took a four week elective placement at Theptarin Hospital in Thailand. Theptarin is a specialised hospital for metabolic conditions with its own foot clinic run…

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Moving on up: Brighton climbs again in latest Complete University Guide

Brighton rose to 68 in the rankings – an overall improvement of 13 places on last year – and has now climbed a total of 44 places over the last three years. The university has also been ranked seventh in the south-east and in the top 60 nationally for graduate outcomes, reflecting the proportion of…

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Meet podiatry lecturer Dr Gerald Agbarakwe

“I am passionate about the field of podiatry and how it can improve the lives of patients, and I look forward to continuing to contribute to the profession through my clinical work, volunteer experience, teaching, and research.” Dr Gerald Agbarakwe recently joined the University of Brighton’s podiatry team. Gerald is a graduate from our Podiatry…

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Get ready for uni – live event 27 April

Our 2023 online get ready events will help you prepare for university and offer the opportunity to meet other students who’ll also be joining the School of Sport and Health Sciences in September. Join us for our school get ready for your course online event to hear about how you can prepare for your subject,…

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Top tips for marathon running

Our best marathon training tips before, during and after race day! For marathon runners, looking after yourself is vital before during and after race day. Our Brighton experts provide top tips to help you run the 26.2 miles. Whether you’re an experienced marathoner or want to run your first 10k, it’s critical you get the…

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Podiatry students volunteer to go the extra mile at London Marathon

Fifteen of the University of Brighton’s podiatry students will be rolling up their sleeves and treating injured runners at the London Marathon on Sunday 23 April. The volunteers will spend the day as part of the official marathon medical team, joining physiotherapists, doctors, nurses and St John Ambulance staff in treating all kinds of injuries from sprains and…

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Explore your subject at one of our events

We have a range of upcoming events where you can explore studying your chosen subject at Brighton. Subject tasters Our subject taster sessions will help you focus in on the courses that interest you. These sessions offer an interactive and informative mini-lecture with University of Brighton academics and current students that will help you get…

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Meet one of our final year Podiatry Degree Apprentices

Natasha Bassett is a final year apprentice on our Podiatry Degree Apprenticeship working for East Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust. She chats about her decision to do the programme and how the apprenticeship has been applied directly to her workplace. “I started as a footcare assistant and absolutely loved the job from the first week. As…

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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been recognised for…

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