University of Brighton
02/28/2017 at 09:27. Facebook
A University of Brighton graduate has been crowned Clinician of the Year by a top London hospital.

Joanna Woollard, awarded her Masters in Podiatry with Diabetes last year, was presented with the award by Olympic hurdles silver medallist and former world champion Colin Jackson CBE.

Joanna works as a podiatrist and out-patient lead in the advanced wound care team at the Royal Free London NHS...
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And the Oscar goes to…
The scaffolding on our brand new Advanced Engineering Building is coming down ahead of its opening in September.

The state-of-the-art building is being developed with our industry partner Ricardo and will provide world-leading teaching and research facilities.

You can find out more about the groundbreaking work of our Advanced Engineering Centre here: [ Link ]
University of Brighton
02/24/2017 at 13:43. Facebook
The planned transformation of our Moulsecoomb Campus has reached a major milestone with the formal submission of the planning application for the Momentum Lewes Road scheme.

The University’s elements of the scheme will see over 800 student bedrooms in five new halls of residence, a new home for our Business School, new learning and teaching spaces, multi-storey car park, and new gym and...
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University of Brighton
02/24/2017 at 10:55. Facebook
Two of our Electrical and Electronic Engineering students are amongst just 26 in the UK to have received Institution of Engineering and Technology bursaries.

Undergraduate Bradley Roberts and Masters student Jason Gater both received awards to help support their studies and develop their future careers.

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University of Brighton
02/23/2017 at 15:52. Facebook
Scientists at the University of Brighton have moved a step closer to understanding the underlying cause of age-related hearing loss which affects 11 million people people in the UK.

Find out more about the work, carried out by our Sensory Neuroscience Research Group led by Professor Ian Russell, here:

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New insight into aged-related hearing loss
University of Brighton
02/22/2017 at 10:12. Facebook
Bringing sartorial elegance to the Brit Awards; Brighton alumnus Gresham Blake dresses Rag n Bone Man for his walk down the red carpet at the BRIT awards.

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University of Brighton
02/22/2017 at 09:32. Facebook
We have today published our new Research and Enterprise Strategic Plan setting out our priorities and objectives for 2017–2021.

The plan, which is ambitious, far-reaching and the result of extensive consultation with key internal and external stakeholders is built around a new thematic agenda.

The five Brighton Futures stake out our distinctive approach and aim to strengthen our identity as...
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Interesting piece from senior lecturer Simon McEnnis on the continuing and difficult relationship between Liverpool FC and the Sun newspaper in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.

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Hillsborough: Liverpool FC has got rid of The Sun but it cannot rid The Sun of Liverpool FC
A big week of participation, collaboration and celebration is on the cards as our students get involved in a wide variety of activities as part of Student Volunteering Week 2017.
A new book co-edited by Graham Dawson our Professor of Historical Cultural Studies examines the impacts of the conflict in Northern Ireland on individual lives, political and social relationships, communities and culture in Britain. It also explores how British people, including its Irish communities, have responded to and engaged with the conflict.

Contributors include activists, victims,...
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Remembering the Troubles in Britain
A new awards scheme, launched by the University of Brighton in memory of its former Vice-Chancellor Sir David Watson, is inviting applications from around the world.

The ‘Professor Sir David Watson Award for Community-University Partnerships’ recognises the combined efforts of community and university partners working together towards making a difference to the lives of people in their shared...
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Applying for the award | The Professor Sir David Watson Awards
Students at Brighton Business School will today hear from
Martin Trickey, Group Head of Digital, Warner Bros. Television Production UK on how technology has changed the way we tell stories.

Martin heads up the creative and commercial development of digital projects across the group. He previously worked at digital games company Uproar befrore moving to the BBC where he ran the early digital...
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An exhibition of work by George Hardie, cover artist behind Led Zeppelin’s debut album ‘Led Zeppelin’ and Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’, is coming to Brighton from 11 March and 7 April, 2017.

Hardie, graphic designer, illustrator and educator, trained at St Martin’s and the Royal College of Art and worked as a designer/illustrator for more than 50 years, making illustrations for...
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George Hardie Fifty Odd Years
Precisely who St Valentine was has long been lost in the mists of time. Generally agreed to be one of the martyrs who died for his faith in the early Christian church, the saint had little to do with romantic love or with the traditions now practised on February 14.

While anonymous Valentine gift-giving between lovers – as well as between friends and family – is known to have taken place...
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Love’s ruin? Victorian Valentines rival our modern age for cynical cruelty
With research showing that a majority of the public are in favour of police officers carrying tasers Professor Peter Squires looks at the broader issues.

He suggests that the evidence indicates that neither the police or the public would necessarily be safer - and that the facts, rather than opinion, should guide decision-making

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Police prefer to carry tasers – but would that make anyone safer?
Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour has been presented with the Best Publication prize awarded by the Odysseus Academic Network which recognises outstanding academic research in the area of European Immigration or Asylum Law.

The Best Publication Prize recognises an outstanding contribution to the field by a more experienced researcher or professor. Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour was joint...
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A collection of shots featuring our students as they graduate. Well done to them all!
Take a look around our Winter graduation and keep an eye out for the gallery of pictures going up soon!
What a Winter graduation!

Congratulations to each and every one of you. Have a great night tonight, and be sure to check back tomorrow for our gallery of images of the day. Well done, and well deserved! #brightonforever
Know anyone who’s graduating today or have great memories of your graduation day, let us know in the comments below.

Here's the live stream from the afternoon's winter graduation ceremony.