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Aggressive brain tumour could be diagnosed with blood test

New research by Sussex scientists could be the first step towards developing a blood test to diagnose a Glioblastoma.

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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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“You don’t need a degree in internet technology to use it”

16 October 2019

Transformative Technology winners of the 2019 Education Awards describe how they have enhanced the learning experience for their students.

Nominations now welcome for new round of honorary degrees

11 October 2019

Current and former staff and students are being asked for their help in selecting a new round of honorary degrees and fellowships.

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The Power of Song: Why your doctor should be prescribing choir practice

17 October 2019

GPs should prescribe participation in communal singing activities to patients to raise self-esteem and overcome loneliness.

Sussex PhD student creates musical instrument featured in the soundtracks of Joker and Chernobyl

10 October 2019

A PhD student at the University of Sussex has invented an eerie-sounding musical instrument, the halldorophone, heard on the soundtrack to Joker.

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New book offers alternative interpretation of iconic Rainbow Portrait & challenges myths of Elizabethan England

18 October 2019

A book by a Sussex Professor offers a new interpretation of the iconic Rainbow Portrait of Elizabeth I.

Banning out-of-hours email likely to be harmful to some employees

15 October 2019

Company bans on workers’ accessing emails after office hours could do more harm than good to employee wellbeing, a new study suggests.

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