School of Health Sciences

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The recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

A major new study has found that the public – both nationally and in the south east – think universities will help the UK bounce back after the pandemic. 86% of those that responded in the South East say it is important that universities should prioritise nursing, medicine, and engineering over all other subjects –…

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What did we get right in the fight against COVID-19?

Research is needed to evaluate what worked well in response to the pandemic to ensure the successes can be sustained for future use. That’s the view of Dr Theo Fotis, Principal Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences and Assistant Director of the Centre for Secure Intelligent and Usable Systems. Speaking during a webinar on…

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Dr Chris Cocking discusses social distancing

School of Health Sciences Principal Lecturer, Dr Chris Cocking, discusses social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic and how the public has responded positively to the measures. Watch the podcast below: ​ You can also listen to an audio podcast on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/university-of-brighton/episodes/Social-Distancing-Dr-Chris-Cocking-ecrtgb, via Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your usual podcast app – just search University…

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University shares €4m fund to help people manage their care

The University of Brighton has been awarded £157,000 to help people manage their own care, at individual and community level. The project is part of the EU’s Interreg €4m ‘2Seas Mers Zeeen’ initiative called ‘EMPOWERCARE’ which aims to address issues facing communities in caring for the growing ageing population. It will “bring together existing, proven…

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A responsible future?

Through Responsible Futures the University of Brighton harnesses change to enhance the delivery of sustainable economic development, improved environments and more inclusive societies. Responsible Futures research generates new ideas to positively influence policy, practice and behaviours. By bringing together interdisciplinary expertise, we explore opportunities to create more just and environmentally sustainable societies, including research into…

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Brighton professor to assist World Health Organization

A School of Health Sciences professor has been appointed to advise a World Health Organization (WHO) project aimed at ensuring people have access to high-quality tests for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The temporary appointment will see Professor Nigel Sherriff, the University’s Professor of Public Health and Public Promotion, assisting the ‘Sexually Transmitted Infection Point-of-care Testing’…

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Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HE KSS) Integrated Clinical Academic Programme

The University of Brighton is once again a provider for the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)/HE KSS Integrated Clinical Academic Programme for 2019-20. This programme is intended to prepare applicants to apply for an award of MRes or Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship. We are thrilled to be awarded this funding again. It will help…

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Dr Josh Cameron

£11m to help young people build resilience

Dr Josh Cameron, Principal Lecturer and Dr Suna Eryigit-Madzawamuse, Senior Research Fellow, both from the School of Health Sciences,  are leading the research evaluation as part of a £11 million National Lottery Community Fund programme that has involved recruiting 11,000 young people in Blackpool in what is being called a revolutionary approach to building resilience….

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Free event – how to apply for The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service South East is hosting a free half-day event to provide key information on applying for NIHR funding.   The afternoon will consist of talks by key speakers from the funding programmes, successful grant holders and interactive workshops. The event on 8 May at the Royal College…

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€4.5m European research project to provide dignified care for older people

Professor Kathleen Galvin, Professor of Nursing Practice is leading a new research project examining older people’s perspectives of care systems, focusing on dignity.  The project ‘Innovatedignity is being funded by the European Commission and involves nursing experts from across the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Greece. Read the full story here.

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