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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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New Sussex Innovation Forum to boost region’s sustainability, wellbeing and economy

21 October 2020

Businesses and community groups are being invited to help deliver the innovation required to make Sussex net zero.

Sussex rises up global scientific research rankings

15 October 2020

The University has risen 27 places to its highest global position in the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities since 2016.

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Sussex student participates in BBC Radio 4 'Bookclub' with award-winning author

29 October 2020

Third-year student Robert Furey joined a BBC radio discussion with Tayari Jones, award-winning author of An American Marriage.

Provost Saul Becker to retire from the University in Spring 2021

23 October 2020

The University has today announced that its Provost, Saul Becker, will retire from the University in April 2021.

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Sussex academics play part in major British Library exhibition about the ongoing fight for women’s rights

27 October 2020

The fight for women’s rights has been brought to life in a new book and exhibition, thanks to the help of Sussex researchers.

Sussex anthropologist talks about the role social sciences can play in the effective response to disease outbreaks

27 October 2020

Amid the worst pandemic in 100 years, the public-health response to COVID-19 requires a significant understanding of human behaviour.

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