Features

From de-mystifying the world of bitcoin to our pioneering work with nanotechnology, our staff and students are paving the way for future generations. Read their stories below.

Family first

New evidence has emerged that highlights the importance of the family environment. It dismantles the argument that genetic factors are the primary influence on children’s mental health and development. Professor Gordon Harold reveals the implications and opportunities for vulnerable children and families.

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Professor Claire Annesley

People powered

Professor Claire Annesley talks candidly about Inclusive Sussex, our blueprint for creating a fairer and more equal university for the whole community.

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Dig, sow, grow

Revolving around the motto 'reduce, reuse, recycle,' the Sussex Roots society is a model of sustainability. Current student Esme Williams talks about the society’s ethos and the benefits gained from working outdoors.

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Nelson Mandela

Mandela’s legacy: Transforming hardship into hope

Two South Africans, bound together by the pioneering Mandela Scholarship at Sussex, talk about their experiences. 

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Sarah Garfinkel

A battle for hearts and minds

Sarah Garfinkel, Professor in Neuroscience and Psychiatry, talks about the lesser-known sense of interoception.

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Silent giants

Son's hunt for granite tortoises reveals their secret past and how they came to be at Sussex.

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Stranger things: nanotechnology revolution

Nanotechnology has the potential to make radical differences to everyday lives and, in some circumstances, save them. 

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Crypto cash: digging for digital gold

Find out how Sussex is looking to the future of cryptocurrency.

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the student who received £10,000 Macquitty Prize

The Macquitty Prize

Find out how the prize worth £10,000 helped one student change her life, from homelessness to achieving a degree in Geography.

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