Health Science courses news

Graduation – prizewinners, the class of 2017

This week, more than 4,400 University of Brighton students graduated at our ceremonies at the Brighton Centre, which started on Tuesday (25 July). Students aged 19 – 79 and from over 90 countries dressed in gowns and mortarboards to collect their awards.

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The British Science Festival at Brighton

The University of Brighton and the University of Sussex is co-hosting the British Science Festival this year. The event, which is the longest, established science Festival in Europe takes place from 5th– 9th September and features an array of interesting events in an exciting daytime and evening programme.

New Postgraduate Certificate in Education- ‘Transforming professional practice through Education’

  A new interprofessional Postgraduate Certificate in Education is expected to start In October 2016.  This new programme has been designed to critically develop health professional educator’s knowledge, competence and confidence to a strategic level for their educational role at work, both in practice and academic institutions. The aims of the programme are:   To…

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Goodbye Penny!

This August, we say goodbye to Dr Penny Lindley who will be taking her well earned retirement after nearly a decade in the School. Penny has held a variety of roles in her time with the University, and most recently has been Assistant Head of Schooland Programme Lead for Community Health Programmes. We will miss Penny but wish her all…

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Helping young people meet their challenges

Tools developed through research at the University of Brighton to help young people face challenges in life are being showcased at a London fair. Source: Helping young people meet their challenges

Prince Harry tries out university project

Prince Harry tried his hand at a university led research project as he helped launch a campaign to end the stigma surrounding mental health. Source: Prince Harry tries out university project

Successful EC tender on HIV and community health workers with the Centre for Health Research (CHR)

Led by Dr Nigel SHERRIFF with Professor Jörg HUBER, Alex POL-LARD, Dr Carrie LLEWELYN and research support from Glynis FLOOD, the team will be working on a new 3 year research project (2016-2109) to con-duct, analyse, and develop training from, two pan-European surveys. The first behavioural survey focuses on HIV/AIDS and associated infections and the…

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Paramedic Practice – successful review by HCPC

We also received the excellent news this week that our Paramedic Practice BSc has been successfully reviewed by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).  The review was due to an increase in the numbers of students on the programme . The team have worked incredibly hard on establishing this programme and we are delighted with this re-approval. Professor Paula…

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The simulated ambulance

Student paramedics and nurses experienced working inside a frontline ambulance by climbing aboard a unique ‘Simbulance’.

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