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Student nurses and midwives to receive annual £5,000 grants from September 2020

The government has announced that from September 2020 annual payments of £5,000 will be made to all student nurses and midwives – as well as students on some allied health professions courses. Students in some parts of England and/or who are taking courses in specialist disciplines such as mental health, could receive additional funding worth…

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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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Podcast: Catching up with Dr Josh Cameron

In the latest podcast, Dr Cameron discusses his extensive work in mental health and why building resilience is a societal issue. ​The School of Health Sciences Principal Lecturer also explains the background behind the Blackpool-based ‘Resilience Revolution‘ project he co-leads on, and how ‘problem-based learning’ is implemented into his teaching. To listen to the podcast,…

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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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SU Support staff award – SSGT highly commended

Support Staff Award – Highly Commended (H, Duff/ R.Marriott)  This was a joint nomination between myself and my fellow SSGT in the School of Sport & Service Management, Rob Marriott. We were delighted to receive this nomination as we have been working closely with the Students Union this year to try and improve the support…

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Body Image and You. What do you love about your body?

SSGT Stand: Body Image and You. What do you love about your body? This year the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week was body image and the link between this and mental health. As SSGTs (Student Support and Guidance Tutors) on the Eastbourne Campus, Rob Marriott and myself set up stands at both Hillbrow and…

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Curry and Chaat Monday – Mental Health Awareness

 20th May 2019 To mark Mental Health Awareness Week and to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation, a group of staff met for lunch time curry and chaat in the Robert Dodd staff room on Monday 20th May. The basis of this is that talking to others and taking time out is good for…

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Health Sciences wins at Brighton student union awards 2019

The Brighton Student Union Awards took place last night, celebrating the amazing work that our students, staff and volunteers do each year. Congratulations to all our winners and everyone who was highly commended, as follows Support staff award Heather Duff and Rob Marriott, Student Support and Guidance Tutors – highly commended. Inspirational teaching award Jo…

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Remembrance is about more than just remembering

Remembrance Sunday means more to veterans than just remembering fallen comrades, according to Duncan Barron, Senior Research Fellow. He said: “Spontaneous reminiscences involving troubling memories may be processed more easily with the support which occurs at collective commemorations. Read the full story here.

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