About Us

The School of Life Sciences is a diverse, collaborative community with expertise in areas as varied as cancer biology, drug discovery, neuroscience and biodiversity.

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Research lies at the heart of the School of Life Sciences, and underpins our teaching. We strive for our work to have positive, real-world impact across a variety of fields.

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Public Engagement

We endeavor to share our research and engage with people to have thoughtful discussions that shape the work we do. Be that at science festivals, schools and colleges or with businesses.

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We are proud to support our staff, students and visitors through our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work. 

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School of Life Sciences, John Maynard Smith (JMS) Building, Room 3B12a
University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QG

T 01273 678057 | F 01273 877586 | E lifesci@sussex.ac.uk