Nutrition and sport and exercise

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Online enrolment is now open

If you are starting here this September you can now enrol online. It couldn’t be easier and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Simply log into Student View with your university username and password. Check your emails for more info. Once you have enrolled online you can: Log into My Brighton About 30 minutes after…

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Starting your course in 2021?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Belong at Brighton…

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Podcast: Dr Kathy Martyn on healthy eating and Veganuary

Recorded pre-lockdown, Dr Kathy Martyn our nutritionist discusses Veganuary, healthy eating, and how to stick to early year challenges we may have set ourselves. Listen to the podcast on the link below or via Apple or Spotify Or watch our YouTube video of the podcast: Download a pdf transcript of the interview. Interested in finding…

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Accreditation for our Nutrition Degree

We’re delighted to announce that our Nutrition BSc(Hons) has received accreditation from the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which will benefit both current and future students. The AfN protects and benefits the public by defining and advancing standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce. AfN Programme Accreditation…

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Time for action on vitamin D

A study by the University of Brighton and Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has found that more needs to be done to prevent vitamin D deficiency in care home residents, as the public is reminded to take the supplement this winter. The article for the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Nutrition, Prevention & Health, written…

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Are probiotics the new weapon to beat depression?

Research at the University of Brighton suggests that pre/probiotics can help as an adjunct to therapeutic treatment in the management of depression. Dr Kathy Martyn, Registered Nutritionist and Principal Lecturer at the university, has conducted a systematic review in collaboration with Sanjay Noonan, a medical student at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and Elaine Macaninch,…

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University of Brighton joins dual-career scheme to support talented athletes

The university has been accredited by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme which helps young sportspeople pursue their goals while gaining qualifications. The Sport England-backed programme allows athletes to reach their full potential in education alongside their successes in sport. By becoming a Dual Career Accredited Site, the University of Brighton will be a key part…

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Brighton Nutriton Showcase

Nutrition BSc students were invited to attend the 2nd  Brighton Nutrition Showcase as part of the Introduction to Nutrition module. The event was hosted by the Education and  Research in Medical Nutriton Network (ERimNN). The showcase included talks on a wide range of subjects: An Apple A Day – the growth of a medical student…

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Podcast: Catching up with Harvey Ells

In the latest podcast, the course leader of our new Nutrition BSc talks about what students can expect from the degree. Harvey also discusses his professional background in the food industry, his research into various aspects of retail and why we all need to change our dietary habits. Listen to the podcast by clicking ‘play’…

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Mentoring opportunities

“Mentoring is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another. This relationship is typically developed at a time of transition in the mentee’s life and lasts for a period of time” At the University of Brighton we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get…

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