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June 2024

  • Professor Richard McManus appointed as new Dean of Brighton and Sussex Medical School

    20 June

    Professor Richard McManus appointed as new Dean of Brighton and Sussex Medical School

    Professor Richard McManus has been appointed as the new Dean of Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) with effect from 2 September.

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  • Brighton and Sussex Medical School launch pioneering 'Decolonising Health' module

    4 June

    Brighton and Sussex Medical School launch pioneering 'Decolonising Health' module

    In a bold move to transform global health education and practice, BSMS launches an innovative new module 'Decolonising Health: Reimagining Health Equity'.

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May 2024

  • Developing researchers and engaging communities in health and social care research

    22 May

    Developing researchers and engaging communities in health and social care research

    Researchers from Kent, Surrey and Sussex came together in May for an event to develop and engage communities in health and social care research.

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March 2024

  • People with joint hypermobility at increased risk of long COVID, study shows

    21 March

    People with joint hypermobility at increased risk of long COVID, study shows

    People with joint hypermobility are 30% more likely to suffer from long COVID, according to a new study by BSMS and King's College London.

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  • Health Counts Survey 2024 launches in Brighton and Hove

    18 March

    Health Counts Survey 2024 launches in Brighton and Hove

    Researchers at the University of Brighton & BSMS have been commissioned by the Public Health team at Brighton & Hove City Council to run Health Counts 2024.

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  • BSMS EDI team attend the Advance HE Equality Charters Awards

    8 March

    BSMS EDI team attend the Advance HE Equality Charters Awards

    The BSMS EDI team attended the Advance HE Equality Charters Awards in Liverpool on Wednesday 6 March, after achieving the Athena Swan gold award last year.

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February 2024

  • BMJ letter renews call for safety warnings on Call the Midwife

    28 February

    BMJ letter renews call for safety warnings on Call the Midwife

    A joint letter renews call for the popular BBC programme Call the Midwife to add safety warnings on its episodes which depict inaccurate birthing practices.

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  • Unlocking autistic wellbeing: A new perspective emerges from research

    27 February

    Unlocking autistic wellbeing: A new perspective emerges from research

    A new study at BSMS challenges the traditional deficit-based perspective by adopting a 'neurodiversity-affirming' approach to autism.

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  • Vending machines offering convenient STI testing could revolutionise sexual health

    6 February

    Vending machines offering convenient STI testing could revolutionise sexual health

    In a ground-breaking, year-long pilot programme, vending machines dispensing self-test kits for STIs have proven to be an effective means for testing.

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January 2024

  • Strong link between socioeconomic status across the life course and cognitive impairment, new study shows

    16 January

    Strong link between socioeconomic status across the life course and cognitive impairment, new study shows

    There is a significant link between socioeconomic status and the onset of mild cognitive impairment in middle-aged adults, according to a new study at BSMS

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Events

  • 25 Jun

    SHARE conference (Sustainable Healthcare Academic Research and Enterprise)

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  • 28 Jun

    Rethinking Global Health

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  • 1 Jul

    Getting into Medicine - online talk

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