School of Health Sciences

Brighton academics join breastfeeding change call

Carol Williams and Nigel Sherriff were this week featuring on Juice FM news bulletin on breastfeeding, Arrow FM, Sovereign FM, Splash FM, and Bright FM.   Two leading experts from the University of Brighton have joined calls for the Government to provide more to support for new mothers in breastfeeding. Dr Nigel Sherriff, Principal Research…

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Power bikes make their debut

A University of Brighton power-bike rental service for staff and students took to the streets for the first time. Source: Power bikes make their debut

University attracts further research council funding

The university was today named as one of the successful partners in a bid for major research funding from the Economic and Social Research Council. Source: University attracts further research council funding

School welcomes Professor Kate Galvin

The School of Health Sciences is pleased to welcome Professor Kate Galvin, she has provided a summary of her work as follows The core focus of my work concerns theory for nursing and for caring more generally. This is a programme of activity which aims to move through the chain of theory generation, to empirical…

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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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Coping with public transport

The university has launched a research project exploring the use of local buses by adults with learning disabilities. Source: Coping with public transport

The University of Brighton receives £50,000 funding for Integrated Clinical Academic Programme 2015-16

The University of Brighton is once again the sole provider for the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)/Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HE KSS) Integrated Clinical Academic Programme for 2015-16.

Centre for Health Research awarded 30 Clinical Research studentships

The National Institute for Health Research has awarded the university funding for 30 MRes Clinical Research studentships over three years with cohorts of 10 students starting in September 2015, 2016 and 2017. Students will be able to complete their course either full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015

Greg Booth and Chloe Fletcher, physiotherapy graduates (University of Brighton) in 2014, attended the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress in Singapore which took place in May this year.

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