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Delaying marriage in developing countries benefits children

4 April 2017

Delaying the marriage age of young women in parts of the developing world has significant positive effects for their children, a new study shows.


Sussex trade expert says UK in for 'hard pounding' in US negotiations

3 March 2017

An expert in international trade at Sussex has warned that the UK should expect a 'hard pounding' in forthcoming negotitations with the...


Second round of the Harry Kroto Fellowships launched

22 February 2017

The Fellowships, named after Professor Sir Harry Kroto, aim to enable Sussex's brightest research talent to develop collaborative research overseas.


Child obesity ‘35-40%’ inherited from parents, study finds

20 February 2017

Around 35-40 per cent of a child’s BMI – how fat or thin they are – is inherited from their parents, a new study has found.


'Brexit will cost UK 3-5% of GDP' says Sussex international trade expert

10 February 2017

An international trade expert at the University of Sussex has speculated that Britain's exit from the European Union will cost the country 3-5% of...


Business, management and economics students learn about German economy on study trip to Berlin

10 February 2017

Forty-four final year students from the School of Business, Management and Economics (BMEc) flew to Berlin in January 2017 for a week-long to learn...


University of Sussex top in UK for energy economics, second for innovation

12 January 2017

Sussex’s School of Business, Management and Economics has been ranked the top institution in the UK for research in energy economics.


The UK’s post-Brexit farm policy could see reintroduction of border controls in Ireland

9 January 2017

Post-Brexit agricultural policy could have implications for consumer prices and will have to conform to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.


Thinking twice: Myths about migration - Debunking common stereotypes with MOOP research

8 December 2016

Read our new brief on Myths about migration - reflecting on our own research and some commonly held migration issues


Sussex launches Global Excellence Summer Programme for 2017

2 December 2016

The University has teamed up with world-leading institutional partners to provide summer study opportunities for Sussex students.


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