Discover the latest news and features about our research, our people and our University.

Research finds bedbugs walked the earth with T.Rex

Work by an international team of scientists finds bedbugs evolved more than 100 million years ago.

Read more


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.


More features...


Our University 

Putting student stories at the heart of Summer Graduation

19 July 2019

The University of Sussex will celebrate the achievements of over 4,000 students at the upcoming Summer Graduation (Monday 22nd to Friday 26th July).

Origins of the universe to the tech in our phones - how this year's honorary graduates have helped shape the world

19 July 2019

The University of Sussex will award five inspiring individuals with honorary degrees this week as part of the annual summer Graduation ceremonies.

See all University news

Our people

Sussex student named rising star for founding innovative wind energy company

19 July 2019

Hlanganiso Matangaidze has been named as one of the UK’s top ten black African and Caribbean university students.

GRADUATION: Honour for Sussex alum who's now a global tech industry leader

12 July 2019

Simon Segars, CEO of Arm Holdings, will be conferred Honorary Doctor of Science on Thursday, 25 July 2019.

See all our people news

Our research

Researchers find genetic differences between strains of a blood cancer-triggering virus can alter its activity

18 July 2019

Scientists have found that differences in the genetic sequence of two strains of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) can alter the way the virus behaves.

Parliamentary report highlights Sussex scientists' push for coherent approach to global sustainability goals

16 July 2019

Evidence from the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) has been referenced in a report by the International Development Select Committee.

See all Research news

Explore our research

See all news stories


Explore our blogs and podcasts

From Brexit to student life -  see what we're blogging about and listen to our podcasts.

Find out more...

Follow us on Twitter