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Becoming a mentor

Uyi talks about why he chose to become a mentor. I wanted to volunteer to pass on what’s been given to me. Others have invested in mentoring me and I’m now at a stage where I can pass that forward. Being mentored by a Black pharmacist was career defining. In year 10 we had the…

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The South East believes universities should focus on training of nurses, doctors, and other professionals as part of 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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Ravina Barrett

Drug treatment for COVID-19 could come before vaccine

The University of Brighton’s Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice Ravina Barrett believes existing drugs could help tackle coronavirus – but warns there’s no ‘magic bullet’. In the week in which the UK Government claimed a potential vaccine could be deployed to 30 million UK citizens by September, Mrs Barrett, who is currently volunteering as a…

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Donated safety equipment

University donates safety equipment to NHS Trusts

The University of Brighton has donated face visors, half face respirators, safety glasses, disposable gloves, aprons, hand sanitizer to healthcare providers throughout Sussex. Dr James Ebdon, Head of the university’s Environment and Public Health Research and Enterprise Group, said: “This was the result of an urgent request, and we didn’t hesitate to respond. This is…

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Professor Sosabowski and Dr Angela MacAdam in the lab

Brighton scientists go back to work

University of Brighton scientists have returned to their labs to make hand sanitizer in “the interests of scientific citizenship”.

Scientists in lab

Nanoparticle research may improve tumour treatment

Researchers, coordinated by a Brighton scientist, have been working on the development of a potentially life-saving treatment for one of the most malignant and aggressive brain tumours. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) accounts for half of all brain tumours and has a high recurrence rate, usually resulting in aggressive surgery plus chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

How online quizzes are boosting student learning

A new online learning resource offering quizzes, theory and visual information is enhancing students’ learning efficiency at the University of Brighton. A study gave second-year pharmacy students access to the resource and compared results with traditional scripts given as preparation for laboratory classes. Dr Bhavik Patel, Reader in Clinical and Bioanalytical Chemistry in the University’s…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

At the University of Brighton, we are proud to have an extraordinarily talented staff and student community – and we are committed to equality of opportunity. To mark International Women’s Day this year – we invited some of our students and staff to tell us about the women who inspire them. Look out for Mariam…

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Explore our labs

If you haven’t had the chance to visit us you can still get a feel for what it’s like as a student here. You can take a look around our specialist labs and see the sort of equipment our students use:   And if you want to speak to a current student to find out…

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Taking a stand against cancer

Two University of Brighton scientists are joining a pop-up stand in Brighton’s Churchill Square shopping centre on Friday (1 Feb) as part of events to mark next Monday’s (4 Feb) World Cancer Day. Marta Falcinelli, PhD researcher in the University’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences (PABS), is passionate about fighting the disease and will…

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