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Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race

Sussex physicists Professor Winfried Hensinger and Dr Sebastian Weidt launch their new quantum computing company 'Universal Quantum' with the backing of major international investors.

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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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Celebrations turn virtual for Sussex’s Class of 2020

20 July 2020

Innovative digital content is helping students to celebrate their achievements remotely while graduation ceremonies are postponed.


New action plan to promote LGBT equality at Sussex

8 July 2020

A new action plan highlights some of the key areas of work to promote LGBT equality that the University will be focusing on over the next three years.


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University of Sussex students take up summer internships to help local businesses recover from Covid-19

7 August 2020

The University Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) and Santander Universities UK are co-funding 30 intern positions supporting local businesses.


MA graduate awarded doctoral studentship as Sussex partners with Towner Eastbourne

5 August 2020

A Sussex graduate has been awarded a doctoral studentship allowing her to lead research into gender imbalance in UK regional museum collections.


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Mental health concerns: New survey finds majority of LGBTQ+ community showing signs of stress and depression

6 August 2020

More than two-thirds of LGBTQ+ people exhibited significant symptoms of depression during lockdown, a new study reveals.


Overseas voters’ decisive Brexit-fuelled shift from Conservatives casts doubt on government Votes For Life pledge

4 August 2020

An on-line survey reveals that the Conservatives’ share of overseas votes in the EU fell by two thirds between the 2015 and 2019 elections.


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