School of Health Sciences

Successful nursing careers day

We held our second nursing careers day recently, and once again it was huge success. Both students and employers provided overwhelmingly positive feedback, with many saying it was a very encouraging, inspiring and enjoyable day.

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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.

Come visit us at our School of Health Sciences ‘Open Days’ in July

The School of Health Sciences teach a number of health courses over our two sites based in Falmer, Brighton and in Eastbourne. If you are thinking about studying with us, why not visit us to find out more to: find out all about your interested subject area talk to staff and the students who currently come here see the campus…

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Visit us 13th April to see PARO the robotic responsive seal with therapeutic benefits!

The public is being invited to view a robotic baby seal that is bringing therapeutic benefits to people with dementia and learning difficulties. The furry Harp seal ‘PARO’, which responds to touch and speech, was invented by Professor Takanori Shibata from Japan and is being researched by Dr Penny Dodds, Nurse Lecturer Practitioner with the…

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Midwifery student conference

A one day conference organised and led by midwifery students was held at Falmer on the 22nd July. This very successful day saw a range of speakers and workshops, including BARONESS JULIA CUMBERLEGE speaking about the recent Better Births national report on the future of the maternity services.

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Practice Placement Educators Courses for 2016/7 – Occupational Therapy

Practice Placement Educators Courses The practice educators’ courses for the next academic year will be: Falmer:            day 1 Sept 9th         day 2: April 5th Eastbourne:    day 1 Jan 18th          day 2: 17th May Eastbourne:    day 1 March 8th       …

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Placement Educator Update Day and Emerging- Role supervisors’ workshop

There will be a session on JULY 4th 2016 in the morning at Falmer for educators who want to hear about any changes to the course or familiarise themselves with the Brighton course, assessment, paperwork etc. This is useful for educators who have done their educators training at another university but want to know about…

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Modernisation of teaching spaces programme

The modernisation of teaching spaces programme is due to start in September and is designed to improve the university’s teaching spaces and align them with national standards. It is hoped that the programme will be chaired by Prof Stephen Denyer, Pro Vice Chancellor ( Education and Student Experience) and will see active academic and student representation….

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European funding for the Centre for Health Research

I’m really excited to let you know that research colleagues were successful in attracting European funding. Led by Dr Nigel Sherriff the team will be working on a pilot project related to reducing health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people (Co-investigators for the UK Dr Laetitia Zeeman, Alex Pollard, and Prof Kath Browne). With an overall budget…

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Placement Educator Update Day and Emerging- Role supervisors’ workshop

There will be a session on JULY 4th in the morning at Falmer for educators who want to hear about any changes to the course or familiarise themselves with the Brighton course, assessment, paperwork etc. This is useful for educators who have done their educators training at another university but want to know about our…

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