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June 2022

  • Preparing for the UCAT 2022

    30 June

    Preparing for the UCAT 2022

    Our Admissions and Outreach Team has put together a quick guide to each section of the UCAT

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  • Using NHS unstructured medical reports and clinic notes for research

    29 June

    Using NHS unstructured medical reports and clinic notes for research

    A group of researchers aim to set up a donated 'text bank' made up of clinic notes and letters where patients have consented for their use in research.

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  • Welcoming Ukrainian medical schools and their students to Capsule

    27 June

    Welcoming Ukrainian medical schools and their students to Capsule

    Ukrainian medical schools and medical students are being given complementary access to the case-based online medical learning resource, Capsule.

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  • BSMS ranked first for research in the Planetary Health Report Card

    21 June

    BSMS ranked first for research in the Planetary Health Report Card

    Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has been ranked first for research in the 2022 Planetary Health Report Card (PHRC) and third in the UK overall.

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May 2022

  • Good sleep continuity leads to better days for people with dementia

    16 May

    Good sleep continuity leads to better days for people with dementia

    Night-to-night variations in sleep predict day-to-day variations in symptoms of dementia, according to a new study

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April 2022

  • Extra-curricular activities at medical school

    26 April

    Extra-curricular activities at medical school

    Ollie Pentz provides an insight into extra-curricular activities, including MedSoc sports and societies, and how to balance these with academic study.

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  • Climate change reduces HIV treatment adherence in Africa

    7 April

    Climate change reduces HIV treatment adherence in Africa

    Droughts caused by climate change can have an impact on HIV treatment, according to a new study led by researchers at BSMS

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March 2022

  • Medical School teacher awarded the highest level of professional recognition

    22 March

    Medical School teacher awarded the highest level of professional recognition

    Professor Claire Smith, Head of Anatomy at BSMS, has been awarded the Principal Fellow (PFHEA) status.

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February 2022

  • One in three autistic adults unable to access healthcare for potentially life threatening conditions

    23 February

    One in three autistic adults unable to access healthcare for potentially life threatening conditions

    An international research team is seeking review of current medical service provision and basic training in autism for all healthcare professionals.

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  • BSMS student receives John Snow Anaesthesia Intercalated Award

    3 February

    BSMS student receives John Snow Anaesthesia Intercalated Award

    BSMS student Stef Tsatsari receives a prestigious award for intercalating medical students doing research projects on topics related to anaesthesia.

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  • Neurodivergent people more likely to experience pain, due to hypermobility

    2 February

    Neurodivergent people more likely to experience pain, due to hypermobility

    Neurodivergent people are more than twice as likely to have hypermobile joints and are far more likely to experience pain, new research finds.

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  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2022

    1 February

    LGBTQ+ History Month 2022

    To mark LBGTQ+ History Month we have shared a range of resources and information to promote equality and diversity.

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January 2022

  • Putting our principles into practice on Neglected Tropical Diseases

    28 January

    Putting our principles into practice on Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Professor Gail Davey OBE discusses why the Kigali Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases is a major milestone in global health.

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  • £7 million grant will boost research into 'ignored' diseases

    18 January

    £7 million grant will boost research into 'ignored' diseases

    The Global Health Research Unit at BSMS has been given a boost by an award of £7 million funding over five years by the NIHR.

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  • Surgeon secures £1m grant to develop virtual and augmented reality surgical training

    17 January

    Surgeon secures £1m grant to develop virtual and augmented reality surgical training

    Professor Jag Dhanda, Honorary Professor of Surgery at BSMS, has won a £1m grant to develop VR and AR surgical training resources.

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  • Care home quality ratings linked to the working conditions of staff

    12 January

    Care home quality ratings linked to the working conditions of staff

    Research finds that improving working conditions and reducing staff turnover can increase care quality and outcomes for care home residents.

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Events

  • 5 Jul

    Teaching and Innovation in Medical Education course

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  • 6 Jul

    'It must be my Hormones!' Hormones and Endocrinology

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  • 30 Jul

    Virtual Open Day - Welcome to BSMS

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