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Depression in your 20s linked to memory loss in your 50s

Study is first to look at relationship between depressive symptoms experienced across three decades of early-mid adulthood and midlife decline in cognitive function.

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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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City council candidates to set out their vision for Brighton and Hove at University of Sussex hustings

15 April 2019

Staff and students get opportunity to quiz local council candidates on the future of Brighton and Hove ahead of elections next month.

Sussex named among most international universities in the world

22 March 2019

The University of Sussex has been named among the top 25 most international universities in the world.

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Journalism professor fighting for international protection of all media workers in face of diplomatic opposition

12 April 2019

Prof Ivor Gaber is leading the fight to better protect journalists around the world in the wake of one of the most deadly years for the profession.

Successful student campaign turning search engine hits into trees by the thousands

12 April 2019

Three campaigning students have helped Sussex become the most active university in the world using an environmentally-friendly search engine.

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Genetic defect causing intellectual disability discovered by Sussex scientists

18 April 2019

Researchers have discovered a new genetic defect which causes a form of intellectual disability; a finding that will improve screening programmes.

Sussex research helps show how technology behind the V&A's Cast Courts underpins the modern world

16 April 2019

Sussex research has proven fundamental to the recently restored Cast Courts at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

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