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Government urged to halt food safety overhaul

Leading food safety experts have urged the UK Government to halt plans to outsource food safety inspections to private companies.

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Trauma and dementia patients given hope by 'flashbulb memory' breakthrough.

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Profiling relationships of mutual admiration on International Women's Day.

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Can AI ever match human intelligence?

Sussex Professor Maggie Boden thinks its 'sheer fantasy' that artificial intelligence could ever match the human mind...


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Our University 

Sussex ranked first in world for development studies

2 March 2018

The University of Sussex has been ranked first in the world for development studies in the QS University Rankings 2018.

University of Sussex cuts a third of student rents

7 February 2018

Rents will be cut for around one in three students living on campus for 2018/19, the University of Sussex has confirmed.

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Our people

University friends reunite for rough sleeping fundraiser

14 March 2018

Two friends who met at the University of Sussex are having a reunion with a difference as they prepare to sleep rough for charity.

Mutual inspiration: Verona and Mary

8 March 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, female academics and students describe what they most admire in each other.

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Our research

Sussex research reveals brain mechanism involved in language learning

15 March 2018

Learning a new language may be more of a science than an art, a University of Sussex study finds.

Report calls on global apparel brands to fund compensation schemes for garment factory workers

14 March 2018

Five years after the Rana Plaza garment factory tragedy, clothes factory workers still do not have the right to compensation for death or injury.

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