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New study reveals flaws in UK Coronavirus testing system after comparison with other countries

A comparative analysis led by SPRU academics finds room for improvement in the Find, Test, Trace, Isolate, Support (FTTIS) systems of six countries.

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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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New Sussex Innovation Forum to boost region’s sustainability, wellbeing and economy

21 October 2020

Businesses and community groups are being invited to help deliver the innovation required to make Sussex net zero.

Sussex rises up global scientific research rankings

15 October 2020

The University has risen 27 places to its highest global position in the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities since 2016.

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Provost Saul Becker to retire from the University in Spring 2021

23 October 2020

The University has today announced that its Provost, Saul Becker, will retire from the University in April 2021.

Carers Trust appoints world-leading young carers’ researcher as its first-ever Ambassador

23 October 2020

Professor Saul Becker has been named as the first Ambassador in Carers Trust’s 29-year history.

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Sussex joins consortium to create innovative Centre for Doctoral Training and help transform UK Food Systems

16 October 2020

The University of Sussex has joined a UKRI-funded consortium to help create future leaders to reshape how we make, transport and consume our food.

Academic discovers lost letter to Henry VIII - from the Antichrist

16 October 2020

An archival find reveals how the king was secretly ridiculed for his marriages.

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