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 2014/15 Current News - open the drop down to reveal news stories from this year

Below are some of the highlights, events, awards and activies thus far this academic year, click to read the full story:

  1. Professor Ron Chrisley comments on a new US study to try to come up with a measure of consciousness 
  2. Third year Computer Science student produces winning work with an online teaching tool
  3. Dr Diego Martinez Plasencia, Lecturer in Interactive Graphics in Informatics, runs session at Brighton Digital Festival
  4. Informatics student, Stefanos Karapatakis, finds children have better manners than robots
  5. Dr Marianna Obrist and her team bring the art of touch to the Tate
  6. Sussex researchers to 'programme a human' at live coding conference
  7. Sussex neuroscientist Prof Anil Seth reveals his ‘life scientific’ delusions for BBC Radio 4 
  8. Ultrahaptics technology can transfer human emotions to your palm through air - Dr Marianna Obrist
  9. Informatics team develop app that analysises tweets
  10. Neuroscience researchers from Sackler Centre for Consciousness Sciene showcase their work at London’s Science Museum
  11. Government minister visits Sussex Innovation Centre to learn about the digital sector
  12. Researcher to present ‘girls better at programming’ findings at major IT conference
  13. Student Informatics student entrepreneurs win £2,000 bursaries for health, political and tech ideas
  14. Sussex academics to explore bees, brains and bubbles at Brighton Science Festival
  15. Feeling cold is contagious, scientists find
  16. Sussex neuroscientist to edit new OUP journal
  17. Neuroscientist’s book of illusions wins children’s science prize
  18. Sussex AI expert recalls her ‘light bulb moment’ for Radio 4
  19. How the fruit fly could help us sniff out drugs and bombs
  20. Brain scans reveal ‘grey matter’ differences in media multitaskers
  21. Signal-boosting stadium app shortlisted for national award
Informatics 2013/14 Review - open the drop down to reveal stories from the last academic year

Below are some of the highlights, events, awards and activies of the last academic year, click to read the full story:

  1. Computer Science student cracked smartphone ransomware in his final year
  2. Rediscovered Tudor play brought back to life by Sussex students and MTL
  3. Neuroscientists join major European project to develop artificial brain systems
  4. Quick thinking: New book explains the brain in 30-second chunks
  5. Cognitive scientist appointed adviser to Cambridge research centre
  6. Funding boost to help make promising technology a business reality
  7. Heart in your hand? Neuroscientists discover a new illusion of consciousness

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