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.

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

  1. Professor Anil Seth talks AI for the Guardian
  2. Transistor stretchier than skin for ultra-flexible wearable tech
  3. Professor Anil Seth explains that one of the most difficult aspects of studying consciousness is the difficulty in defining the term. 
  4. Computer Games graduate launches social commerce app
  5. Dr Blay Whitby explains that although industrial robots have in the past caused the deaths of humans, "these robots are not yet at a level where their decision-making allows us to treat them as blameworthy
  6. Professor Anil Seth's 'The Presence Chamber' to be published in 2019 
  7. Have the 14 different components of creativity been found? 
  8. Mid-air 'floating pixels' are revealed
  9. Sussex Informatics Consciousness expert awarded 'Wellcome Engagemenrt Fellowship'

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

 

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Professor Anil Seth (Informatics) explains that one of the most difficult aspects of studying consciousness is the difficulty in defining the term.
BBC Radio 4 20/12/2016 

Transistor stretchier than skin for ultra-flexible wearable tech