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.

Sussex academics to explore bees, brains and bubbles at Brighton Science Festival

28 January 2015

Sussex staff will explore the human brain, give a bee's eye view of the world, and demonstrate geometry with bubbles at a science festival next month.

Sussex undergraduate wins charity grant for research on hearing loss

12 June 2014

A University of Sussex neuroscience student is one of only 14 UK undergraduates to be awarded a medical research grant by a national charity.

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.