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University of Sussex awards degree to youngest ever honorary graduate

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:00
The University of Sussex awards an honorary doctorate to Brighton-based charity CEO Liam Hackett – on the day of his 27th birthday.

University of Sussex graduates encouraged to make positive change

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:50
The University of Sussex sees thousands of students from across the globe graduating this week at a two-day event held at the Brighton Centre.

It’s not what the rules are, it’s the way that you show it: proving ‘origin’ post-Brexit

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:27
Small- and medium-sized firms would benefit from support to help them navigate new rules after Brexit, says a University of Sussex briefing paper.

New discovery into cells’ energy supply could lead to targeted cancer treatment

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:28
Scientists make significant breakthrough in understanding how the molecular machines producing key proteins in the power packs of cells are cleaned.

31 of Sussex's past honorary graduates you might have heard of ...

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:00
The University of Sussex's Winter Graduation ceremonies take place next week and the University will be awarding two new honorary degrees.

Sussex VC and Students’ Union President appear before Human Rights Committee

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:09
Adam Tickell and Frida Gustafsson appeared before the parliamentary Human Rights Committee on to discuss freedom of speech in universities.

Hate crime affects whole communities, not just the targeted victims, finds University of Sussex study

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:00
The study calls for more: community impact statements, restorative justice, and dedicated specially trained police officers.

University of Sussex physicists help discover new stellar streams

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:00
Scientists from the University of Sussex discover new stellar streams from a telescope in Chile as part of Dark Energy Survey

Leave-voting regions are “most exposed” to Brexit services shock

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:15
Two of the biggest Brexit-voting regions would be hit hardest by a potential fall in services exports upon leaving the EU, new analysis suggests.

New year, New partnership: SPRU supports Mexico on a journey towards Innovation for Transformation

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:26
SPRU, through the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium, enters a pilot phase of work with the Mexican National Council of Science & Technology.

Potentially life-saving ‘health monitor’ technology designed by University of Sussex physicists

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:00
Wearable monitor to detect heart and breathing abnormalities in babies. Data sent to mobile devices alerts parents, carers and medical response teams.

Leverhulme Trust to fund doctoral scholarships at Sussex in sensation, perception and awareness

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:02
One of the UK’s largest providers of research funding is to fund a new million-pound inter-disciplinary doctoral training programme at Sussex.

New brainstem changes identified in Parkinson’s disease

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:24
A study has found patients with Parkinson’s disease have more errors in the mitochondrial DNA within the brainstem, leading to increased cell death.

University of Sussex nursery given Ofsted’s top rating

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:06
Inspirational leadership and “wonderfully nurturing” staff have helped the Co-op nursery at Sussex to achieve an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating.

Final 10 announced in student entrepreneur competition

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 09:31
The 10 finalists of a student entrepreneur competition have been announced.

Study into catastrophic population decline for flying insects is UK’s most discussed scientific paper of 2017

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 09:00
A research project involving the University of Sussex detailing the catastrophic loss of insects is the UK's most discussed journal article in 2017.

Risk of “dirty” turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 09:32
Consumers could be eating “dirty” chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, say experts.

Sussex Sustainability funds six interdisciplinary research projects

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 15:43
The Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) Fund has completed its second call for proposals and has made six full funding awards.

UK will have to involve EU in rolling over Free Trade Agreements with the world, report argues

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 08:53
Rolling over the 37 Free Trade Agreements with 60 countries that the UK currently has through the EU will be a monumentally complicated task.

Tech trio wins University of Sussex-sponsored education prize at Future Awards Africa

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:23
A trio, whose app has helped millions of young Nigerians practice for important exams, has won the Future Awards Africa Prize for Education.