Research features

Physicists explore a safe alternative to x-ray security scanners

9 April 2018

Sussex researchers are at the forefront of harnessing the magical properties of terahertz radiation.


Reality check

14 February 2018

For the Brighton Science Festival this month, Dr David Schwartzman and Dr Keisuke Suzuki are showcasing their research on visual hallucinations.


It is "sheer fantasy" to think AI will ever match an intelligent human

15 January 2018

Professor Maggie Boden, one of the most eminent experts in artificial intelligence, reflects on her 50 years of puzzling the mind-brain problem.


On the edge: Why our coastline is crumbling

30 November 2017

Geomorphologist Dr John Barlow is using drones to understand how and when coastal rockfalls happen.


Sussex researchers record soundscapes for BBC's Springwatch

16 June 2017

Biologist Dr Mika Peck and musician Dr Alice Eldridge are using their expertise to find out what's happening soundwise in our natural environments.


Flying off the page - Exhibition celebrates birds in literature

1 June 2017

Birds have been a constant source of inspiration for writers, says Dr Will Abberley, curator of 'Stories on the Wing' at Brighton's Booth Museum.


What makes a heartthrob? It's not what men think

14 February 2017

Historian Professor Carol Dyhouse's new book shows how economics, technology and politics have helped to shape women's desire.