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The four personas that explain teenagers' online behaviour

Academics have identified four distinct personas of social media user that teenagers describe as shaping how they behave on social media.

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Four leading alumni return to Sussex for panel debate on women in arts leadership.

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Chris Packham's Fingers in the Sparkle Jar voted UK's favourite nature book.

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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 

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.

Community award success for Street Wise scheme

23 January 2018

A team of street marshals have been recognised with a local community award for their positive impact on neighbourhoods after dark.

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Our people

University of Sussex awards degree to youngest ever honorary graduate

19 January 2018

The University of Sussex awards an honorary doctorate to Brighton-based charity CEO Liam Hackett – on the day of his 27th birthday.

Final 10 announced in student entrepreneur competition

20 December 2017

The 10 finalists of a student entrepreneur competition have been announced.

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Our research

Hope remains to save the world’s most trafficked animal as it enjoys the spotlight of a global day in its honour

17 February 2018

The University of Sussex is shining new light on the plight of pangolins in the hope of staving off the very real threat to their survival.

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.

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