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Global climate scenarios may significantly overestimate the energy savings from improved energy efficiency
A new study argues that global energy modellers need to take rebound effects more seriously, and find ways of capturing their full range of effects.
High five: University of Sussex named best in the world for development studies for fifth year running
The University has been number one in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for development studies for six out of the past seven years.
The hidden $25 trillion cost of the planet's energy and transport systems
The hidden social, environmental and health costs of the energy and transport sectors is equal to more than a quarter of global economic output.
Recognising and utilising grassroot movements in sustainability innovation
Professor Adrian Smith joins with Wired Sussex to talk about the impact grassroots innovation movements.
House of Lords International Agreements Committee cites UKTPO research
The UK Trade Policy Observatory were invited to submit evidence about the UK's Trade Continuity Agreement with Canada.
Murmurations of innovation and realisations of uncertainty: Exploring progress and transformation
Andy Stirling joins with Wired Sussex to talk about technological uncertainties and the role society has to play in the direction of progress.
Outstanding Business School students awarded postgraduate prizes
This week the Business School celebrated the achievements of recently graduated Masters students at a virtual prizegiving event.
New book explores the challenges of working from home
Dr Emma Russell is the co-author of the first comprehensive overview of research into the impact of agile working on well-being.
PRME Launches 5th Annual Responsible Business and Management Writing Competition
The PRME Chapter UK and Ireland writing competition 2021 is now open for entries.
Leading food academics call for emergency procedures to protect UK food supplies in open letter to Boris Johnson
The UK Government is failing in its duty to protect food supplies and support healthy nutrition in the face of the twin threats of Covid and Brexit.
Online events to celebrate LGBT+ History Month
There’s something for everyone in the varied programme of online events to celebrate LGBT+ History Month during February.
Technology, Policy and Pathways to Possible Worlds: Imagining Year 2050 Now
The Eu-SPRI Mini Course considered how the future will look given the opportunities and challenges created by technological transformations.
Transformative innovation is crucial in a post-COVID scenario, say research funders
Swedish innovation chief opens event with Business School researchers and calls for sustainability and resilience based on a systemic perspective.
The STEPS Centre's Final Year: Reflections on a 15-year journey
2021 is the final year of the ESRC STEPS Centre. A new blog reflects on the journey and looks forward to the future.
Analysing the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA)
The UK Trade Policy Observatory provides early analysis of the new Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and the EU.
Don't follow the herd: How governments' tough Covid restrictions can help limit economic damage
Countries with more stringent government responses to the coronavirus crisis benefitted from lower levels of investor herding, new research indicates.
Keep it simple: Exploring the precarious world of economic forecasting with Prof Michael Gasiorek
Prof Michael Gasiorek from the University of Sussex Business School is the latest guest on the Impacted podcast series about research for real change.
"There can be no better way to support a community that did so much for all of us when we were there."
Tosin Akinluyi (Economics 1996) talks about her long-term support of the Emily O Akinluyi Scholarship and about volunteering at Sussex.
Business School Economics Professor Nicholas Crafts FBA appointed new Chair of NIESR’s Council of Management
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has appointed Professor Nicholas Crafts as Chair of its Council of Management.