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Sussex study reveals brain mechanism for creating durable memories

27 October 2015

Rehearsing information immediately after being given it may be all you need to make it a permanent memory, a University of Sussex study suggests.


Researchers uncover a novel link between genetics and movement control

22 October 2015

A small molecule in cells, previously believed to have no impact on animal behaviour, could in fact be responsible for controlling precise movements.


Neuroscience graduand plans a career studying how brains work

15 July 2015

Seeing the brain scans of psychopaths was what prompted Shauna Crampsie, who graduates this morning (15 July), to want to become a brain scientist.


Alzheimer’s culprit causes memory loss even before brain degeneration

29 May 2015

A protein that contributes to dementia can cause memory loss in healthy brains before physical signs of degeneration appear, says new Sussex research.


How the colourful world of ‘baby scientists’ inspired a sold-out Brighton Festival show

22 May 2015

The University of Sussex Baby Lab has helped theatre company Flying Eye to create a magical Brighton Festival show for babies and toddlers.


Neuroscience researchers showcase their work at London’s Science Museum

25 March 2015

Sussex researchers are taking part in a festival at London’s Science Museum this week that explores the biotechnological future of the human body.


Dementia expert pays tribute to Terry Pratchett

17 March 2015

An expert on Alzheimer’s disease whose research team benefited from a donation by Terry Pratchett has praised his contribution to raising awareness.


Supervisors sought for summer research scheme

11 March 2015

Academic staff are being encouraged to highlight a research bursary scheme worth up to £1,800 to Sussex undergraduates.


Next generation of dementia scientists to explore genetic risk of Alzheimer’s

5 February 2015

A gene that increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by up to 10 times will be the focus of a new research centre launched today at Sussex.


Vision express: Professor’s new book gives quick insight into the eye

5 June 2014

Sussex Emeritus Professor Michael Land’s latest book sums up what is known – and still unknown - about our most important sensory organ.


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