Department of Informatics


These pages highlight some of the activities and outstanding achievements of students and staff in Informatics. For the latest developments and updates, please see our News and events page.

Watch the video of the Informatics 2016 poster exhibition, and listen as some of the students talk you through their projects:

Student and staff achievements

Several Informatics students and staff have received prizes and awards, and have been selected for prestigious external appointments.

Outreach events and initiatives

Members of Informatics contribute in several ways to science, art and educational events and initiatives in the wider community.

Prize-winning student projects

Each year the Department awards prizes to the best final-year undergraduate projects, each containing work of outstanding merit. In addition, the School of Engineering and Informatics awards prizes for the best MSc and PhD posters at its annual poster presentation event.

Interdisciplinary research

Read profiles and personal perspectives of selected interdisciplinary research in Informatics, featuring collaborations with neuroscientists, psychiatrists, media practitioners, and epidemiologists.

Sussex Conversations

Go behind the scenes of Sussex Conversations with the Media Technology Lab.

Teaching awards

Dr Dmitrijs Dmitrenko received a University Teaching Award 2021, in the 'Extra Mile' category, celebrating staff who have gone above and beyond in their duties to support learning, development or the mental and physical health of students. His nomination commended him for his "exceptional support for his students [which] has included helping them adapt their projects to accommodate restrictions caused by the pandemic".