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Academics propose alternative to Galileo at just 3% cost of EU satellite project

Engineering academics suggest Galileo replacement that would give the UK a more effective satellite navigation system for a fraction of the £9bn price tag. 

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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 Weidenfeld Institute for Jewish Studies launches at London event

15 March 2019

Leading figures discussed the rise of antisemitism at an event to launch the University of Sussex’s new centre for Jewish studies.

Wellcome Trust grant to create new legacy for the British Library for Development Studies

15 March 2019

The University of Sussex has been awarded a Wellcome Trust grant to improve the accessibility of the British Library of Development Studies (BLDS).

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Sussex researchers join international project to help 11 million Thai people

18 March 2019

Researchers are joining an international effort to protect Thailand’s vulnerable coastal communities from storms, floods and coastal erosion.

This Sussex Life: "The biggest challenge for me is keeping things alive"

15 March 2019

In all weathers Jaci Driscoll, plant specialist for Sussex Estates and Facilities, can be found on the Sussex campus tending to the flowerbeds.

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Our research

Sussex professor confirms rare bat species spotted for first time in Wiltshire

6 March 2019

One of the rarest mammals in Britain has been found in Wiltshire, according to a University of Sussex professor.

Taking it to the House: University of Sussex students explain their research at Westminster

6 March 2019

Two students will tell MPs, senior officials and journalists about their exciting research at a prestigious event in Parliament this week.

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