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Professor appears on Desert Island Discs

Nick Webborn, Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Brighton, appeared on Desert Island Discs this weekend. Nick has chaired the British Paralympic Association since 2017 and is a world-leading expert on Paralympic sports medicine and the most widely-published author on the subject. The Radio 4 programme has been running since…

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Upcoming events for offer holders

University of Brighton applicant days are a great way to learn more about the course you’ve applied for and what we have to offer. For undergraduate nutrition and sport course offer holders we have in-person events taking place on our Eastbourne campus on: Saturday 26 February Wednesday 30 March And there’s still time to book…

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Postgraduate virtual open evening

Join our virtual open evening on 1 February and explore what postgraduate study or research at Brighton could mean for you. Talk to our lecturers, researchers and students, and find out more about postgraduate study and research at Brighton. Our open evenings are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you…

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Top New Year Honour for Brighton Professor

University of Brighton’s Nick Webborn has received a CBE in recognition of his hugely influential contribution to sport and sports medicine. The CBE – Commander of the Order of the British Empire – is the highest ranking Order of the British Empire award below knighthood, and follows on from Professor Webborn’s award of an OBE…

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University of Brighton recognised for progress on gender equality as pay gap shrinks by a third

The University of Brighton has been given the Athena Swan Silver Award for its impact in addressing gender inequality and improving progression for all staff. The Athena Swan Charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education, and address barriers to progression for all staff. As part of its application the university has created…

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Students visit Berlin Sport for Development Projects

Covid has impacted many aspects of our lives, but the lack of opportunities to meet face-to-face and to build and maintain our friendships and relationships has been particularly difficult. With this in mind, it felt like the sun was emerging on a new dawn when students from the universities of Brighton, Palacky and Paderborn visited…

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Brighton student bodybuilder stars at major UK championship

University of Brighton student Ally Lantos has come second at the UK women’s championships, setting her up to compete in the world championships in 2022. Now in the 2nd year of our Nutrition BSc (Hons) course – leading to graduation in Nutrition with Sport and Exercise BSc (Hons) – Ally’s runner-up spot in the Open…

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Graduates return to inspire students

Kelly Smith and Martina Fricano who graduated from our Sport Management BSc(Hons) in 2015 returned this month to the Eastbourne campus. Both contributed to modules that they had studied when at Brighton and that relate to areas they now work in. Martina works for the Jordan Brand and is their Brand Planning, Strategy and Purpose…

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Teaching Values and the holistic development of young people through Physical Education

Trainee Teachers of Physical Education experienced a workshop aimed to promote the teaching of values and the holistic development of pupils in schools through physical education. Whilst the focus was on how football can address particular social issues the methodology and application can be applied to any game within the secondary school PE curriculum. The…

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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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