Human Resources

Research Case Studies


Research is at the heart of our academic activity at Sussex, and the rich diversity of our work is reflected across the STEMM disciplines. Women in STEMM at Sussex make a significant contribution to solving real-world problems, some examples of which are shown in these case studies.

Professor Gail Davey and Professor Melanie Newport: Tackling podoconiosis, a common but highly neglected tropical disease

Professor Bobby Farsides: Creating an ethical framework for improving policy on human tissue donation

Professor Antonella De Santo: Fundamental physics inspires, entertains and stimulates the public

Professor Lesley Fallowfield: Improving the communications skills of healthcare professionals working with cancer patients

Professor Elizabeth Hill: Improving environmental protection policy: detection of sex-changing chemicals in the environment