Sussex Research Online

About the service

Sussex Research Online (SRO) is the institutional repository of the University of Sussex. The repository contains electronic theses and research publications including articles, conference proceedings, working papers and some research monographs. It also contains material and publications affiliated to the University and arising from specific projects. Full text content is provided for research publications in the repository wherever possible (following an embargo period in some instances). Sussex Research Online is a key part of the University’s research strategy; making research outputs available globally.

SRO and Elements

In January 2020 the University launched Elements, a new system for the management of research activities including publications. New publications must be deposited into Elements rather than SRO. SRO will remain in place but users will work with the Elements interface. Full training and support for Elements is available. See the Elements webpages for details.

Searching for Sussex research

Much of the research held in SRO is open access and free for anyone to use. You can search by author or title, or browse specic subject areas or type of publication.


SRO Policy October 2017 [DOCX 20.22KB]


If you would like to request the removal of any items from SRO please refer to our Sussex Research Online take-down policy: Sussex Research Online Takedown Policy [DOCX 19.62KB]


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