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Analysis: Tianjin: China's cities have made history, now it's time to make them safer

18 August 2015

The Chinese city of Tianjin was not very well known to Western audiences until two massive explosions took place in the city’s port.


Sussex economist at US Senate Forum

24 July 2015

Prof Mariana Mazzucato was invited as a panelist at a US Senate Forum on middle-class prosperity.


Year 12 teenagers “graduate” following nine months of university education

23 July 2015

AS level students from Sussex and London received university tuition to boost their aspirations for A level and beyond.


TV presenter and Sussex graduate to receive honorary degree

13 July 2015

Historian, television presenter and Sussex alumna Dr Lucy Worsley will become an Honorary Doctor of Letters this afternoon (13 July).


Deadline nears to apply for Research Development Fund

30 March 2015

The closing date for applications to the third round of the Research Development Fund is 5pm on Friday 17 April.


Obituary: Professor Donald Anthony Low (1927-2015)

24 February 2015

Professor Donald Anthony Low, founding Dean of the School of African and Asian Studies (AFRAS) at Sussex, died in Canberra on 11 February, aged 87.


Fourth round of the Research Development Fund launched today

9 February 2015

The Research Development Fund is designed to develop activities enabling substantive external research proposals.


Obituary: Rupert Wilkinson

29 January 2015

John Whitley, Emeritus Reader in American Studies, has written an appreciation of Prof Rupert Wilkinson (1936-2014), who died before Christmas.
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Research Opportunities Fund: open for applications

20 January 2015

The Research Opportunities Fund is designed to provide funds for faculty to stimulate new interdisciplinary ideas, themes and synergies.


Dictionary launched to save endangered language

19 November 2014

A linguistic historian has helped to produce the first-ever online dictionary of Louisiana Creole to try to save the language from extinction.


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