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In the 'Catching up with...' series, we sit down with staff from a wide range of roles to find out more about what they do, what their department does, and what interests them.
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Catching up with Adele Gibson
In the latest podcast, alumna Adele GIbson talks about her upcoming 'Let's Talk About the Anthropocene' event at Grand Parade. Adele, who was an MA Fine Art student, is putting on the exhibition and programme of events based around humankind’s impact on the natural world between 27 July and 2 August at Grand Parade Gallery. Find out more about Let's Talk About the Anthropocene.
23:55
July 11, 2019
Catching up with Zoe Swan
In the latest episode, we speak to the current undergraduate course leader for law, who's been revolutionising the law programme with her integrated sessions on wellbeing and resilience.  Zoe also talks about her career, how a focus on wellness has changed her life and the importance of being a role model, having given up alcohol in late 2017. You can follow Zoe on Twitter and Instagram.
43:45
July 4, 2019
Catching up with Dr Ewan Kirkland
In the latest episode, we speak to the Principal Lecturer in Film and Screen Studies - and organiser of next month's event celebrating David Bowie, Forever Stardust. With children's culture being one of Ewan's main research interests, he discusses the release of Toy Story 4, reflects on research about gothic and horror video games and talks about the new Games Art and Design BA (Hons) and Animation BA (Hons) undergraduate courses. To book for Forever Stardust: An Evening Celebrating the Art and Music of David Bowie​, on Friday 12 June at Sallis Benney Theatre, click/tap here​.
28:27
June 27, 2019
Catching up with Alan Baser
In the latest episode, we speak to Alan about his work on the University’s Board of Governors, the Big Build, and life as a World Sailing official. ​As well as discussing his experience officiating sailing competitions at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics, Alan also talks about his role as a residential advisor and being chair of the Brighton and Hove Actually Gay Men’s Choir.​
32:38
June 20, 2019
Catching up with Dr Catalina Mejia Moreno
In the latest podcast, we speak to the senior lecturer in the School of Architecture and Design about a symposium she's co-organising. Catalina discusses Fielding Architecture: Feminist Practices for a Decolonised Pedagogy , to be held at Edward Street on 24/25 June, a symposium she's arranged with Emma Cheatle (University of Sheffield). Catalina also talks about her decision to move to the UK from Colombia, the political situation in her home country, and the Graduate Show.
30:10
June 12, 2019
Catching up with Professor Yannis Pitsiladis
In the latest episode, we speak to the Professor of Sport and Exercise Science about how the University's at the forefront of anti-doping research, the Caster Semenya case - and his mission to lead a team to a sub-2 hour marathon, completely within athletics regulations. Yannis is also a member of the International Olympic Committee’s Medical and Scientific Commission and chairs the Science Commission of the International Federation of Sports Medicine - where he also sits on the executive committee.
47:55
June 6, 2019
Graduate Show 2019 preview
Ahead of our Graduate Show, a highlight of the University of Brighton's annual calendar, we speak to final year students Annie Lumby (3D Design and Craft), Jamie Moore (Digital Music and Sound Art) and Briar Grootveldt (Philosophy, Politics and Art) to look back at their time here. Annie and Jamie talk about the work they are about to display at the Graduation Show, while Briar discusses her dissertation. To find out more about their final year projects, read blog posts about Annie, Jamie and Briar. For more information about the Graduate Show (which is open to the public between 1-14 June - free entry), including opening times, click here.
33:08
May 30, 2019
Podcast: Catching up with Professor Peter Squires
In the latest ​episode, we speak to the renowned criminology professor about the University's course on the subject and current social issues. Peter discusses knife crime and statistics on it in the UK, as well as what impact the debate on guns may have on next year's US election. To find out more about the University of Brighton's Criminology course, click or tap here.
27:40
May 23, 2019
Catching up with Kimberley Georgiou
As part of Mental Health Awareness week, we’ve been speaking to our student Wellbeing Coordinator Kimberley Georgiou, who gives tips on what the University of Brighton does to boost student wellbeing – and how easy it is to seek help if you need it. You can subscribe to future podcasts and listen to previous episodes on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or search 'University of Brighton' on your preferred podcast app. Please see the links below for information mentioned in the podcast. Self Help Resources SSGT’S Student Advice and their blog. Mood Boost. Wellbeing Works Volunteering Momentum Disability and Dyslexia Team Careers Service Coaching Sport Brighton Student Union Counselling Mind's Five Ways to Wellbeing
21:11
May 16, 2019
Catching up with Iestyn George
In the latest episode, the Senior Lecturer in the School of Media talks about the importance of studying media subjects, his former career as a journalist for the likes of NME, GQ and Golf Punk - and his previous work with the Manic Street Preachers. To find out more about the University of Brighton's School of Media, click here. You can like and subscribe to this podcast via Spotify and Apple Podcasts, or by searching 'University of Brighton' in your preferred podcast app.
42:18
May 9, 2019
Catching up with Dr Alex Zambelli
In the latest episode, we speak to the senior lecturer in the School of Architecture and Design about his research on urban commons - and the comparisons between architecture and archaeology.
27:27
May 2, 2019
Catching up with Professor Dawn Scott
In the latest episode, we speak to the lecturer in ecology and professor of mammal ecology and conservation about urban mammals, climate change and her TV and radio work. Dawn’s perhaps best known externally for her work on the BBC’s ‘watch’ series and also holds the role of Deputy Head of School, Research and Enterprise for the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences at the University.
20:11
April 25, 2019
Catching up with Dr Annie Ockelford
In the latest episode, we speak to the senior lecturer in physical geography about her research - which she recently shared with MPs and governmental organisations in Westminster. To find out more about Annie's research, click here to view her university profile page​.
20:04
April 11, 2019
Catching up with Dr Gary Brickley
With a week to go until the Brighton Marathon, we've been asking the senior lecturer in exercise physiology for some tips ahead of the event. Gary, a renowned Paralympic cycling coach who's worked with 14-time Paralympic gold winner Dame Sarah Storey, also tells us about his career, his own endurance exploits in open water swimming and his work with Tokyo 2020 Paratriathlon contender Joe Townsend.
30:26
April 4, 2019
Catching up with...Richard Jacobs
Honorary Fellow in literature ​Richard Jacobs tells us about creating the University’s literature course, his long career in teaching and why the study of fiction is more important than ever. To read Richard's article 'Why study literature?', commissioned by The English Association, click here​.
26:10
March 28, 2019
Catching up with...Ben Roberts
In the latest episode, the Artistic Director of the University's Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) explains his plans for the venue and this autumn's programme launch. Ben talks about proposals for the galleries and the Sallis Benney Theatre, gives an insight into what we can expect from the programme and the world-class talent it'll attract (and when it'll launch), and discusses the impact Brighton CCA can have on the city of Brighton and Hove.
27:45
March 21, 2019
Catching up with...Professor Toni Hilton
In the latest episode, we conclude our inaugural lecture series previews by speaking to the Head of Brighton Business School. Toni talks about her lecture 'The co-created life: meaning, purpose and learning', which takes place at Sallis Benney Theatre on Wednesday 27 March. Tickets are free and open to the public - book your place by clicking/tapping here.
14:50
March 14, 2019
Catching up with...Professor Lizzy Ostler
Ahead of her inaugural lecture 'Not Aged By Time' on 20 March at Huxley Lecture Theatre, we've been speaking to Lizzy Ostler, Professor of Chemical Biology. Lizzy discusses how close we are to alleviating and preventing old age degenerative diseases.​ To book a free place (open to the public), click here.
17:20
March 7, 2019
In conversation with Kannan Arunasalam
In a one-off special, Edwin Gilson spoke to British-Sri Lankan filmmaker and artist Kannan Arunasalam about his new installation 'The Tent' - hosted at the University's Grand Parade gallery until 12 May.
23:00
March 6, 2019
Catching up with...Duncan Baker-Brown
In the latest episode, the sustainable architect discusses the Responsible Futures supported Waste Zone at FutureBuild, London. Duncan, from the University's School of Architecture and Design, talks about next week's symposium and exhibition at ExCeL, the Waste House and the circular economy - and listen until the end when he reveals what he perhaps could have ended up being if his career had gone in a very different direction...! Tickets for FutureBuild are free - you can register here.
30:37
February 28, 2019
Catching up with...Harm van Marwijk
Ahead of his inaugural lecture: How to reinvent primary care from the bottom up: engaging communities, we've been speaking to the professor in general practice at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. To book your ticket, click here.
21:14
February 21, 2019
Catching up with...Professor Nick Webborn OBE
In the latest episode, we start our inaugural lecture previews by speaking to the clinical professor of sport and exercise medicine at the University. Nick Webborn OBE has been at the forefront in the development of Paralympic medicine, and is now chair of the British Paralympic Association. Nick incurred a spinal cord injury while serving in the Royal Air Force in 1981 and his own experience of the rehabilitation process inspired his career in sports medicine. In this episode, ahead of his inaugural lecture on Wednesday 27 February, Paralympic Sports Medicine - The Evolution of a Specialty, Nick traces the story of his career journey and mission to bring the same level of support to Paralympians as Olympians. To book your place at the lecture, visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/eastbourne/hillbrow-129/paralympic-sports-medicine-the-evolution-of-a-specialty/2019-02-27/18:30
28:07
February 14, 2019
Catching up with...Jo Corbett
In the latest episode, we’ve been speaking to the Deputy Director of Academic Services about her department and her pride during graduation.
11:12
February 7, 2019
Catching up with...Ben Sweeting
In the latest episode, we've been speaking to the architecture undergraduate course leader. With the National Student Survey opening on Monday 4 February, we spoke to Ben about its importance, his day-to-day job as course leader and his research interest in cybernetics.
20:45
January 31, 2019
Catching up with...Andrew Broadway
In this episode, Richard Newman speaks to Andrew Broadway, a cleaner in Watts Building, Moulsecoomb. Last year, he was recognised in the Crampton Remarkable Colleague Awards, which rewards colleagues who show excellence in the way in which they’ve undertaken their duties and have contributed to the broader life of the university.
08:57
January 24, 2019
Catching up with...Ioannis Pantelidis
In the latest episode, we speak to the principal lecture in the School of Sport and Service Management. Ioannis discusses the Imaginarium at the Eastbourne campus, which he helped set up, and his career - which has spanned across the hospitality industry.
15:26
January 17, 2019
Catching up with...Dr Fiona Ponikwer
In the latest episode, we speak to a senior lecturer in PABS to discuss a passion for helping students overcome learning barriers. ​Dr Fiona discusses her journey into higher education, how she uses previous life experiences in her teaching of students, and talks about her left-field PhD subject focus.
14:15
January 11, 2019
Catching up with...Zoë Osmond
In the first episode of 2019, we speak to the University of Brighton's Green Growth Platform director, who gives tips on how to be greener this year. Zoë sat down to discuss the Green Growth Platform, the launch of Clean Growth UK, and a variety of environmental issues - including some advice on how we can all be more enviromentally conscious.
13:51
January 4, 2019
Catching up with...Paul Levy
In a special festive episode, our digital innovation expert discusses how to find the right balance with technology over the Christmas period.
15:51
December 14, 2018
Catching up with...Dr Alison Willows
In this episode, we speak to the University's chemistry course leader about her career, research interests and how to get young people interested in science.
09:29
December 7, 2018
Catching up with...Lorraine Harrison
Ahead of this year’s festive fundraising extravaganza for the Malagiri school in Nepal, Lorraine talks about the University’s connection with the charity. Find out more about the fundraiser here: http://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/malagiri/
17:05
November 30, 2018
Catching up with...Dr Marlon Moncrieffe
In the latest podcast, we discuss 'Made in Britain: Uncovering the Life Histories of Black British Champions in Cycling'. Ahead of an upcoming exhibition at Grand Parade Galleries (10-20 December), and a talk at the Advancing Teaching and Learning on Race conference (11 December), we’ve been speaking to Dr Marlon Moncrieffe, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, to find out more about the subject of his research: Made in Britain: Uncovering the Life Histories of Black British Champions in Cycling.
15:22
November 23, 2018
Catching up with...PC Roisin Vafaee
PC Roisin Vafaee is the University's new Police Liaison Officer, and you'll find her across our campuses, working with PC Lee Cook. In this podcast episode, PC Roisin discusses how staff and students can make the most of police services at the University, talks about her background - and recalls a remarkable story from her career in the police force. Follow PC Roisin on Twitter - @PCRoisinVafaee
12:17
November 16, 2018
Catching up with...Patt Wrangles
The sixth episode of Catching up with.... from the University of Brighton. In this series, we'll be speaking to staff from a wide range of areas at the University, finding out what they do, what their department does, and what interests them. Patt Wrangles, the University's new Head of Student Wellbeing, sat down with us to discuss mental health of students and other matters. If you'd like to be involved in Catching up with... or know someone who would, email internalcommunications@brighton.ac.uk.
12:43
November 7, 2018
Catching up with...Dr Jon Watson
The latest episode in our series speaking to staff from across the University is a Black History Month special. We sat down with Dr Jon Watson, a University historian who specialises in the history of the struggle for black equality in the United States. Please subscribe to this podcast and share with colleagues - and don't forget you can also listen via Spotify and Google Podcasts.
25:31
October 26, 2018
Serge Attukwei Clottey
Acclaimed Ghanaian artist Serge Attukwei Clottey sits down with Edwin Gilson to discuss his Afrogallonism work and his collaboration with the University.
19:08
October 24, 2018
Catching up with...Gillian Parfitt
The fourth episode of Catching up with.... from the University of Brighton. In this series, we'll be speaking to staff from a wide range of areas at the University, finding out what they do, what their department does, and what interests them. Gillian Parfitt, hospitality course leader for the undergraduate hospitality course programme, is our fourth guest. If you'd like to be involved in Catching up with... or know someone who would, email internalcommunications@brighton.ac.uk.
16:48
October 12, 2018
Catching up with...David Hicks
The third episode of Catching up with.... from the University of Brighton. In this series, we'll be speaking to staff from a wide range of areas at the University, finding out what they do, what their department does, and what interests them. David Hicks, Head of Residential and Hospitality Operations, is our third guest. If you'd like to be involved in Catching up with... or know someone who would, email internalcommunications@brighton.ac.uk.
12:59
September 27, 2018
Catching up with...Katie Piatt
The second episode of Catching up with.... from the University of Brighton. In this series, we'll be speaking to staff from a wide range of areas at the University, finding out what they do, what their department does, and what interests them. ELearning Manager Katie Piatt is our second guest. If you'd like to be involved in Catching up with... or know someone who would, email internalcommunications@brighton.ac.uk.
08:52
September 20, 2018
Catching up with...Mike Fisher
Welcome to the very first episode of Catching up with.... from the University of Brighton. In this series, we'll be speaking to staff from a wide range of areas at the University, finding out what they do, what their department does, and what interests them. Mike Fisher, Sport Participation Manager at Sport Brighton is our first guest. If you'd like to be involved in Catching up with..., or know someone who would, email internalcommunications@brighton.ac.uk.
18:05
September 5, 2018
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