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BSMS Teachers and Advisers Update

Please see the information below from the February edition of the BSMS Teachers and Advisers Update.

February Monthly Lecture – Wednesday 7 February

In February’s monthly lecture lecture, Dr Lisa Quadt will talk about research on brain-body interactions in neurodivergent adults and how this science can help improve quality of life.

Dr Quadt will present findings from three strands of research, looking at (1) bodily mechanisms, such as differences in the fight-or-flight nervous system, (2) sensory differences in how the world, one’s own body, and other people is perceived, and (3) the impact of living in a world that is built for and favours the non-neurodivergent majority.

Dr Lisa Quadt is a neurodivergent researcher in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience and BSMS. Her research focuses on brain-body interactions in neurodivergent adults, and how we can improve their lives through tailored and novel support strategies.

This lecture will be delivered online via the Zoom platform from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

For more information and to register for this session, please visit

Anatomy Night: Matters of the Heart – Wednesday 14 February

Join BSMS for a very special Valentine’s Day event, as our anatomy team explore the scientific wonders of the heart.

Our anatomists will take you on a guided tour of this remarkable organ while dissecting a real one live. You will see how blood enters the heart, where the real heartstrings are and understand how it beats.

At the end of the tour, you can even get your gloves on and get involved! The dissection will be followed by Q&As.

Please note: this event is suitable for children aged 14+ (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult). The team will be dissecting animal hearts.

For more information and to book your place, please click here.

BSMS Campus Meet and Greet – Wednesday 17 April

This session is designed for students interested in studying at BSMS.

After a short introductory "Welcome to BSMS" talk, attendees will get the chance to hear from our students, before heading out to visit our campus. After the tour, attendees will be invited back to our Medical Teaching Building for a Q&A, before the end of the event.

This event will be hosted on the University of Sussex Campus, from 1:30pm – 3:30pm.

We are limited to 50 attendees in total and spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information and to register for this session, please click here.

Unite Foundation Scholarships

The Unite Foundation supports estranged and care experienced students with a rent-free home at university for up to 3 years through a nationwide scholarship scheme.

So far over 700 estranged and care experienced young people have gone to university on the Unite Foundation scholarship.

Please feel free to pass this information to any students that may benefit from the Unite Foundation scholarship.

For more information and application details, please click here.

Science/Art engagement project for sixth form/college students across Sussex Colleagues from Brighton and Sussex Medical School/NHS, are working with the arts charity - Same Sky - to create an exhibition aimed at sharing the advances in personalised treatment of children's eczema, allergy and asthma and are looking for sixth form students to help!

The finer details of the project are yet to be finalised, but involvement is likely to include:

  • Artwork planning on Zoom
  • Intermittent catch-ups either online or in-person in Brighton with artwork progressing at home
  • All resources for creating artwork will be provided
  • Participation at a Brighton Fringe Festival event during a weekend in May 2024 (date tbc)

This is a great opportunity for you learn more about personalised medicine as you explore creative ways of communicating current scientific research with patients and their families.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in finding out more about, please complete this quick expression of interest form.

Many thanks,

The BSMS Admissions and Outreach Team