Nutrition and sport and exercise

Nick with his OBE

Brighton professor continues at helm of British Paralympic Association

University of Brighton’s Professor Nick Webborn OBE has been re-appointed as Chair of the British Paralympic Association following an open recruitment process. Professor Webborn was first elected to the prestigious sports position in 2017, when he was chosen by the membership of the BPA. In his role as Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine…

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Alida in action

Brighton student in GB world championship rhythmic gymnastics team

University of Brighton student Alida Bogdanova has been chosen to represent Great Britain in this month’s Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Japan. Now in the second year of the Nutrition with Sport and Exercise BSc(Hons) degree, Alida will be heading out to Japan on October 24 to take part in the 38th Rhythmic Gymnastics World…

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Amy Davis

The new term is here!

Amy, a second year Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) student, tells us what she’s most excited about this term: A new term can be both nerve-wracking and exciting September is usually full of both apprehension and excitement as students all over the country get ready for back to school or university. This year I have felt…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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Dr Neil Maxwell

Fellowship accolade for influential Brighton sport and exercise scientist

Dr Neil Maxwell has received a prestigious Fellowship from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Dr Maxwell – Reader of Environmental Physiology at the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Health Sciences – has contributed for many years to diverse health, occupational and sporting communities to help people engage in safe…

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Dr Gary Brickley training with Dame Sarah Storey

University coach celebrates record success with Paralympics legend Sarah Storey

The record-setting 17th Paralympic gold won this week by Dame Sarah Storey was an accolade too for her long-time University of Brighton coach Gary Brickley. Dr Brickley has combined coaching Great Britain’s most successful Paralympian of all time with pioneering work in the School of Sport and Health Sciences looking at helping athletes perform to…

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Football spurs new research project to tackle online hate

Dr Mark Doidge is teaming up with researchers in Ireland to explore how digital technologies can be used to reduce online expressions of hate. Dr Doidge – Principal Research Fellow in the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Health Sciences – will collaborate with Dr Gary Sinclair from Dublin City University in a project…

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Children playing football in Israel

Pioneering Football 4 Peace International project hits 20th anniversary

A global football-based project established in Brighton is marking the 20th anniversary of its mission to promote peaceful co-existence amid conflict.  Founded in summer 2001 by Brighton sports academics Professor John Sugden (left in photo) and Dr Gary Stidder (right in photo) Football 4 Peace International uses education and social engagement alongside sporting activity to…

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Brighton takes UK lead with sport management endorsement

2021 graduates from Brighton’s Sport Management degree will be the first in the country to leave with a prestigious industry standard endorsement. The University of Brighton Sport Management programme is also the first of its kind in the country to receive re-endorsement for General Manager standards overseen by the Chartered Institute for the Management of…

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Bruce Hoad and Dr Alan Richardson

Female firefighters research

Traditionally the Fire and Rescue service has been a male-dominated industry, but there has been a significant increase in the number of female firefighters recruited in the UK in the last twenty years. As the number of women in the Fire and Rescue workforce has increased, gaining a comprehensive understanding of how the physical stresses…

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