Informatics — the study of the storage, transformation and communication of information — has an enormous impact on our daily lives. It contributes to and draws on ideas from many other subject areas. Informatics at Sussex is at the cutting edge of this activity and maintains a traditionally strong interdisciplinary focus.

Informatics 2016/17 review - open the drop-down to reveal news stories

Below are some of the highlights, events, awards and activities this year; click to read the full story:

  1. Shape-shifting fog screen invented at Sussex
  2. First evidence for higher state of consciousness discovered
  3. New game from Sussex alumni charts at UK number one
  4. Dr Niko Munzenrieder comments on transistor stretchier than skin for wearable tech
  5. Professor Anil Seth explains that one of the most difficult aspects of studying consciousness is the difficulty in defining the term.
  6. Informatics computer games graduate launches social commerce app
  7. Have the 14 different components of creativity been found?
  8. Mid-air 'floating pixels' are revealed
  9. Sussex Informatics consciousness expert awarded Wellcome Engagement Fellowship

Previous academic year highlights can be found on the Informatics Showcase page