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University to sponsor Daphne Jackson fellowships to help career-breakers return to research

21 October 2014

The University of Sussex is to sponsor and host four Daphne Jackson Fellowships to help individuals return to research following a career break.


Sussex MSc student wins the Brighton Grand Challenge

3 October 2014

A Sussex postgraduate student is off to California to meet with Silicon Valley’s leaders after winning a competition for technology entrepreneurs.


Sussex computer scientists help Innovation Centre company to “make media local”

19 August 2014

Computer scientists are supporting the development of an app that will help smartphone users to find out what's happening at the end of their street.


Academic’s signal-boosting app heads to more football stadiums

6 August 2014

A smartphone app – developed by a Sussex academic - that boosts phone signal in big stadiums is heading to more football grounds around the country.


Novice bumblebees stay close to home to learn the lie of the land, Sussex scientists find

1 August 2014

Bumblebees leaving their nest for the first time learn the lie of the land by flying in ever-widening circles around their hive.


Scots booed as rest of UK and Ireland got behind England at World Cup

25 June 2014

Twitter users in in the UK and Ireland and even France cheered on England at this summer’s World Cup, according to analysis by a Sussex PhD student.


Neuroscientist’s book of illusions shortlisted for children’s science prize

7 May 2014

A book about optical illusions, co-authored by a Sussex neuroscientist, has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize.


Free game lets you play part of an African farmer

28 April 2014

A free online game created by Sussex academics that simulates the challenges faced by African farmers has been launched today (Monday 28 April).


Sussex computer scientist wins international prize

4 March 2014

The Association for Mathematics of Language (SIGMOL) inaugural S.Y. Kuroda Prize has been awarded to Sussex computer science Professor David Weir.


Quick thinking: New book explains the brain in 30-second chunks

26 February 2014

Sussex brain experts have put their heads together to explain 50 of the most mind-blowing ideas in neuroscience, each in less than half a minute.


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