School of Sport and Health Sciences

Staff successes

Professor ANN MOORE was awarded a CBE for services to physiotherapy. Ann retired from the School of Health Sciences (formerly School of Health Professions) last year. She is currently Emeritus Professor with the University of Brighton. She has been research lead for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy since December 2007. Ann has published extensively in…

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Posgraduate courses – periodic reviews

There were several successful periodic reviews on 15th June. Well done to the course teams for MSc degrees in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Health Promotion and International Health Promotion. Professional bodies and external reviewers were complimentary with a number of commendations. The teams had worked well together to promote inter-professional learning, highlight staff…

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Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Erasmus Exchanges to Porto, Portugal

Physiotherapy and occupational therapy lecturers recently visited the Instituto Politécnico do Porto in Portugal on an Erasmus funded staff exchange. HAZEL HOROBIN from the School of Health Sciences, taught both undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy students over four days taking both seminars and practical classes. The students were keen to understand UK perspectives on the physiotherapy…

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Congratulations to Ann Moore, CBE

I am delighted that Professor Ann Moore was awarded a CBE for services to  physiotherapy. Ann retired from the School of Health Sciences (formerly School of Health Professions) last year. She is currently Emeritus Professor with the University of Brighton. Ann was Chair of the National Association for Educators in Practice (NAEP) from 2007 to 2012 and is now…

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Physiotherapy students assist Brighton Marathon runners

On Sunday 17th April, 13 current physiotherapy students, 2 former students who are now qualified physio’s and Colin Paterson (Senior Lecturer) provided massage support to Breast Cancer Care and the MS Society charities for their 280 runners at the Brighton Marathon. This was a great opportunity for the physio students to gain experience in this…

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PG student presented at the National Cyprus Turkish Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation congress

Beraat ALPTUG, one of our graduating postgrad  Physiotherapy MSc students, presenting her dissertation at the National Cyprus Turkish Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation congress on April 8th, 2016. We are currently working on her paper for publication.

Staff successes – March 2016

Helen Fidler told me today her PhD amendments have been approved. Many congratulations Helen! Claire Hebron has been appointed as the social media editor for the Manual Therapy Journal – we will soon all be looking at you Clare for guidance on social media. Colette Ridehalgh has been invited to join the International advisory board…

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Joint initiative to develop educational podcasts for older people

Tracy Szekely, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy and Sarah-Jane Ryan, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy have been involved with a Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex funded project which is developing educational podcasts for members of the multidisciplinary team (MDTea!) who work with older people.  The podcasts will cover a wide range of topics for example…

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World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015

Greg Booth and Chloe Fletcher, physiotherapy graduates (University of Brighton) in 2014, attended the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress in Singapore which took place in May this year.

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