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Student Jake Thompson has designed a bike light app which flags up cycling trouble spots

Student shows real Flare for design

Product design student Jake Thompson has created a bike light app which can flag up cycling trouble spots.

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Professor selected to lead UK bid to become global leader in emerging technology.

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Drug discovery company attracts £29m investment into lung disease therapies.

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Spring in your step

Jacqui Bealing went to look for signs of spring on campus with the Student Union’s Wildlife and Conservation Society...

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University of Sussex worth £343 million to regional economy

5 April 2018

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.


Loyd Grossman hails heritage as the antidote to the ‘placelessness’ of globalisation

29 March 2018

Distinguished art historian Loyd Grossman hailed heritage as the antidote to the ‘placelessness’ of globalisation at a University of Sussex event.


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Our people


The Gaza doctor who says ‘I shall not hate’

17 April 2018

Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish visited Sussex to talk about his response to the death of his three daughters and a niece by a tank shelling in Gaza.


Student shows real Flare for design with light that flags up cycling trouble spots

13 April 2018

Jake Thompson has created a bike light which can be used to flag up problems cyclists find on their ride including potholes and dangerous junctions.


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Our research


‘Rip Van Winkle’ plants hide underground for up to 20 years

20 April 2018

Scores of plant species are capable of living dormant under the soil for up to 20 years, enabling them to survive through difficult times.


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.


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