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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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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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European MSc in Occupational Therapy accreditation success

The European MSc in Occupational Therapy underwent two re-accreditations at once: the programme accreditation according to the standards of the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Institute NVAO (Nederlands Vlaamse accreditatieorganisatie) and the Distinctive Quality Feature Internationalisation according to the ECA standards (European Consortium for Accreditation in higher education). The quality of the OT-Euromaster has been found to…

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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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Two university academics honoured by the Queen

Professors Ann Moore and Nick Webborn have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Source: Two university academics honoured by the Queen

University Occupational Therapy lecturers to run BAOT study day

Josh Cameron and Sarah Mead have been invited to run a study day for the BAOT (South East Region) drawing on their research and practice experience related to building resilience for staff and service users: details are: “Building resilience for our patients & us: What does this look like?” – Wednesday, 27th April 2016 – COT…

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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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Occupational therapy ERASMUS exchange proposed for 2016/17

Through former Brighton Lecturer Linda Lovelock, we are making links with an occupational therapy (ergotherapie) school in Tours, France and this relationship is developing very positively.  Reciprocal visits have been made between our two institutions as part of the European Union ERASMUS Scheme, with Emeraude Quevillon from Tours visiting us in May 2015 and David…

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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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Graduation success for Occupational Therapy

  On February 11th students from both our pre-registration courses who completed their studies in the summer received their degrees at the University of Brighton Winter Awards Ceremony.  Staff attended too and were delighted to hear how well they were all doing. From the information that we have we know that for the graduates from…

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