School of Health Sciences

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Postgraduate open evening – Tuesday 9th July

Health Sciences Postgraduate open evening Tuesday 9 July, 5pm to 7pm D510 in Checkland building, Falmer campus.  Come and find out about studying on one of our postgraduate courses at this informal information evening. Postgraduate course leaders from the School of Health Sciences will be available all evening to chat with you.

SU Support staff award – SSGT highly commended

Support Staff Award – Highly Commended (H, Duff/ R.Marriott)  This was a joint nomination between myself and my fellow SSGT in the School of Sport & Service Management, Rob Marriott. We were delighted to receive this nomination as we have been working closely with the Students Union this year to try and improve the support…

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Body Image and You. What do you love about your body?

SSGT Stand: Body Image and You. What do you love about your body? This year the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week was body image and the link between this and mental health. As SSGTs (Student Support and Guidance Tutors) on the Eastbourne Campus, Rob Marriott and myself set up stands at both Hillbrow and…

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Curry and Chaat Monday – Mental Health Awareness

 20th May 2019 To mark Mental Health Awareness Week and to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation, a group of staff met for lunch time curry and chaat in the Robert Dodd staff room on Monday 20th May. The basis of this is that talking to others and taking time out is good for…

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Jamie’s step towards Olympic glory

P​odiatry student Jamie Bedwell still has ambitions of competing for Team GB in the Olympic triathlon, after an accident involving a car almost ended his dream in 2016. Jamie was hit by a car whilst out run training, leaving him with a number of serious injuries. The University of Brighton final year Podiatry BSc(Hons) student suffered…

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Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week takes place this week  (20 – 26 May 2019), and is a national campaign to unite people, workplaces, schools and communities to take action and improve the lives of the 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. This year Dementia Action Week will focus on inclusion. Living with dementia doesn’t need…

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Health Sciences wins at Brighton student union awards 2019

The Brighton Student Union Awards took place last night, celebrating the amazing work that our students, staff and volunteers do each year. Congratulations to all our winners and everyone who was highly commended, as follows Support staff award Heather Duff and Rob Marriott, Student Support and Guidance Tutors – highly commended. Inspirational teaching award Jo…

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Spring Occupational Therapy newsletter

Read the spring edition of our Occupational Therapy newsletter here.  

New research partnership with Kings College and Addis Ababa

We have linked up with two other universities in a new  five-year research partnership. Professor Chris Pole, the University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Addis Ababa University and Kings College London to work together on co-operative research, academic collaborations and staff and student exchanges. The new research partnership will see the co-development…

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We’re officially baby friendly!

Our Midwifery BSc(Hons) degree has been awarded the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) accreditation by UNICEF. The award is given to universities who can demonstrate a high standard of infant feeding education in their curriculum. Read the full story here.      

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