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University building scoops top award

The project to refurbish the University of Brighton’s iconic Cockcroft Building has won in the Higher Education category of the prestigious Architects’ Journal Retrofit Awards 2016. The Cockcroft Building on the University’s Moulsecoomb campus has been a familiar landmark on Brighton’s Lewes Road since the 1960’s. The awards jury said: “This is a bold project,…

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Join us at our campus open day on Saturday 18 June

Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and the campus where you will be studying. You will also be able to hear more about your chosen subject and talk to our staff and current students. If you are thinking of beginning your studies in 2017, you can find out…

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Festival of chemistry

More than 90 students from 24 schools will take part in the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry here at the University of Brighton later this month. The 11 to 13-year-olds will take part in hands-on, practical events including a ‘murder mystery’ which will involve students using their analytical chemistry skills. There will also be a ‘University…

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Enter your final year project into the Quorom prize scheme

If your final year, undergraduate project used Scanning Electron Microscopy you are eligible to enter this year’s Quorom prize scheme. There are three x £200 final year undergraduate prizes available. The prizes will be awarded in recognition of the three most commendable undergraduate final year projects that have included the use of electron microscopy. If…

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Roche Continents

Roche Continents has been running since 2007. Some of the best science and arts students are nominated by professors of European universities to apply to Roche Continents. Creativity and innovation are at the core of the programme and 100 students are selected after all application have been reviewed. We’re encouraging our top students to apply….

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Second Student Interprofessional Education and Practice Conference 2016

All final year Pharmacy students are expected to attend one of the two conferences offered this year (interprofessional education is considered of key importance by the General Pharmaceutical Council). This one will be of particular interest as has the theme of caring for an ‘Ageing’ population, but also features some general wellbeing workshops. The use of patients and social…

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The PharmSoc have a ball

Our Pharmacy Society students had a ball at the annual PharmSoc ball at the iconic Grand Hotel on Brighton Seafront. This year’s ball was themed Spring Tales and the nominated charity was The Brain Tumour Charity, who will receive all funds and profits raised by the event. You can find out more about the charity…

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POP promotes our courses

Following on from some successful school visits last year, the PaBS Outreach Programme (POP) will be on the road once again visiting schools in the local region to promote science subjects within our school. Third year Pharmacy students Riona Browne, Emma Greene and Zoe Haines are responsible for the management and running of the programme, along with…

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A national award for Dr Patel

Congratulations to our very own Dr Bhavik Patel who has been named winner of the 2015 Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Science Award. The award is presented to a scientist with a “proven track record of independent research and published work that shows outstanding promise”. Dr Patel has led research to develop sensor tools to monitor and…

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Students vote us an award winning school

We are extremely pleased to announce that we have picked up the School of the Year award at the Brighton Students’ Union Excellence Awards, for the second year in a row! Reasons for our nomination include things like encouraging our students to stand out from the crowd and the support we offer out students. Now in…

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