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A leading firm of architects, run by a University of Brighton graduate, is undergoing a major repositioning with the help of the university’s Studio 245, a staff and students’ studio delivering innovative design solutions.

Neil Deely, 1996 University of Brighton Architecture graduate, is co-founder and partner of Metropolitan Workshop (Metwork), an architecture practice which recently won a...
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Graphic Design students work with London architect

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University of Brighton’s dinosaur expert Dr Susannah Maidment has collected the Palaeontological Association’s Hodson Award for her 10 years research following her PhD and her contribution to science.

Dr Maidment has also received an award from the Geological Society’s Lyell Fund, given to contributors to the earth sciences on the basis of noteworthy published research.

Dr Maidment’s...
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Brighton has been revealed to be the second happiest student city in the UK, according to a new survey.

The survey, carried out by Sodexo, asked thousands of students across the country to rate their university choice based on education standards, nightlife and takeaway options, as well as how stressed they felt throughout their degrees. It found that 93% of students at the University of...
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Revealed: these are the 10 happiest cities in the UK for students

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The university is planning to offer more degree apprenticeships in a range of sectors including health, management and the built environment.

Viki Faulkner, Head of Apprenticeships at the university, said: “We see degree apprenticeships as attracting back part-time students, especially mature learners and those from under-represented student groups. This will give them a huge step up into the...
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On Friday 24 March, 12 Social Policy students from the University of Brighton’s School of Applied Social Science are joining 100 volunteers taking part in the YMCA Downslink Group ‘Sleep Easy’ challenge, which is aimed at helping young people to move into safe accommodation.

To help raise funds for YMCA Downslink, the students have created a Just Giving page for donations: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Students sleep rough so others don’t have to! – School of Applied Social Science

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University of Brighton graduate, Kerry Brown, has won the inaugural College of Podiatry End of Year Report award for 2016, for her study on foot posture. The award seeks to reward the best research report across the UK.

Kerry, who was awarded a BSc(Hons) Podiatry last year, said of the award: ““I am extremely honoured to be the first recipient of this award, and thank the College of Podiatry...
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Professor Debra Humphris, the university’s Vice-Chancellor, has been elected Chair of Universities UK’s (UUK) Student Policy Network.

UUK is the voice of universities, and Professor Humphris will be a member of the UUK board to lead the work of the network.

Professor Humphris said: “I am honoured to have been elected by my peers to a role that focuses on enhancing the student experience,...
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We are proud to be working with Eastbourne Boxing Club to launch a programme of free boxing classes for members of the LGBTQI+ community and friends in Eastbourne.

Dr Christopher R. Matthews, a senior lecturer at the university, has organised the project as a a development to his research on gender, sexuality and combat sports.

For more information on the classes, and the research behind the...
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‘Twins’ - a series of architecture talks curated by the University of Brighton's School of Architecture and Design Head Robert Mull and Adjunct Professor Charles Holland finishes this week, Thursday 16 March.

For So What?, the final Twins talk of the series, they are asking the audience to choose the topic and become the speaker.

To find out more information, please see the links below:


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So What? | Twins Talks

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A retrospective exhibition of work by Professor George Hardie, renowned graphic designer, illustrator and educator, is currently on display at the University Gallery.

George Hardie is the cover artist behind Led Zeppelin’s debut album of the same name, and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Have a look at this BBC South East interview, celebrating his work spanning 50 years.

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It’s Green Week at the university, and we are continuing to celebrate our commitment to sustainability.

Organised as part of our c-change campaign, green themed events will be taking place across the university, including a food waste pop-up, campus roadshows, free bike maintenance checks and a film screening of acclaimed documentary ‘Before the Flood’.

We are proud to celebrate our strong...
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Sustainability :: Green Week 2017

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March is our Ask a Student month. If you’ve applied here and would like to speak to a current University of Brighton student about what it’s like to study here then this is your chance!

Call us on 01273 644744 until 7.30pm this evening or tomorrow between 10am-5pm.
Professor Colin White has been invited to bring together world-leading genomics experts at a Theo Murphy International meeting in March next year.

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Royal Society honour

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A University of Brighton graduate is launching a charity to help international and ethnic students realise their academic dreams.

Dr Oladapo Akinlotan was brought up in slums in Nigeria and after years of financial hardship he finally achieved his goal of being awarded a Doctor of Philosophy.

He now wants to share his journey “to inspire overseas students facing financial challenges in the...
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The struggle behind the smile

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The University of Brighton hosts a series of inaugural lectures throughout the year to showcase the work of our newest professors.

Spanning topics from the essence of care, sustainable tourism and history of moden British computing to engaging with climate change and the mobility of biomolecules, the upcoming lectures this Spring offer a great opportunity to learn about the variety of...
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The University of Brighton and the University of Sussex have put forward a boundary-pushing programme for the British Science Festival 2017 this September.

The two institutions have filled the first 40 events as co-hosts of the festival, following an open call across both universities that saw more than 100 academics from across schools and faculties submit proposals.
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This map from Universities UK shows the positive economic impact that international students have across all of England's regions.

We are proud to welcome students from across the globe.

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This article from our PhD researcher Gigliola Brintazzoli examines the degree to which technology can help to create care networks for older people.

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Telecare is more than just technology – it has the power to create care networks for older people

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Professor Adrian Bone explains his ground-breaking research into Diabetes in this piece from BBC South East 'Inside Out'
University of Brighton undergraduate students Katie Henderson and Jodie Nye will be battling it out against fellow contestants in the brand new series of BBC’s Robot Wars.

Katie and Jodie, who are both studying for a BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, are long-standing fans of the show and will be one of the few all-female teams to have taken on the challenge with their robot ‘Ms...
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