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New study reveals flaws in UK Coronavirus testing system after comparison with other countries

A comparative analysis led by SPRU academics finds room for improvement in the Find, Test, Trace, Isolate, Support (FTTIS) systems of six countries.

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Giving babies a better start

Thanks to research at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), the outlook for premature babies around the world is much brighter.


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Sussex reaffirms commitment to inclusive environment with new policy on transitioning

18 November 2020

The new Transitioning at Work policy sets out the University’s support for staff who wish to transition while employed at Sussex.

New forced migrant scholarship to support Masters study

13 November 2020

A new postgraduate scholarship is being introduced to support a forced migrant student to take a Masters course at the University of Sussex.

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Our people

Energy experts respond to the Prime Minister's ten point net zero plan

18 November 2020

Members of the Science Policy Research Unit analyse plans unveiled by the Prime Minister designed to reduce UK net carbon emissions to zero by 2050

This Sussex Life. Mariyana Bushara: "It's better to help people at the first signs of depression."

6 November 2020

Mariyana Bushara, Organisational Development Adviser at Sussex, is currently supporting the development of a staff well-being hub.

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Small engines of growth: New research finds over 700 small communities of creative businesses across the UK

20 November 2020

University of Sussex-led research finds one-third of creative business microclusters exist outside big cities.

3D printed silver implants help tackle infections

19 November 2020

3D printed silver implants provide antibacterial protection and are suitable for patient-specific tissue reconstruction.

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