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The BSMS Equality, Diversity and Staff Development committee is made up of senior management, academic, research and professional service and technical staff from all parts of the medical school. The team promote inclusivity and are integral in devising and implementing initiatives and developing the school’s action plan for the next Athena SWAN Charter award in 2023. 

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Technology enhanced learning 

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is broad term used to describe the use of technology in teaching and learning. It covers a broad spectrum of activities from tools to foster engagement in the classroom to e-learning resources and supporting active learning outside of class, including the clinical environment.

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Patient educator group

BSMS patient educators are patients and carers who are involved in a range of activities at BSMS, helping our students to develop their communication, professional, clinical reasoning and consultation skills for their future.

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GP teachers

GPs are core members of our teaching team across the curriculum, providing students with the clinical knowledge and practical skills to thrive in general practice.

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Honorary status

We may choose to recognise the contribution made by an individual, not employed by the Universities of Sussex or Brighton, as an assigned employee of BSMS, by granting them honorary status.

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International researchers relocation expenses

BSMS aligns itself with the University of Sussex on relocation expenses and services for international researchers. To support your relocation, the University of Sussex provides removal expenses of up to £2,500 for new members of staff with a contract exceeding one year duration. You will be required to provide receipts for your removal costs to claim reimbursement. 

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