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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.

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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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"The enormity of what I was about to do was terrifying"

22 July 2019

Sanjeev Bhaskar reflects on his ten years as the University of Sussex's Chancellor.

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).

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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.

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New research casts doubts on safety of world’s most popular artificial sweetener

22 July 2019

The world’s most widely used artificial sweetener has not been adequately proven to be safe for human consumption, a new research paper argues.

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.

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