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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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University of Sussex joins national effort to help under-represented young people access university during pandemic

7 July 2020

The Uni4Me project brings together 250 online activities from 50 organisations in the higher education (HE) sector including the University of Sussex.


University rises up global rankings

2 July 2020

The University of Sussex has risen up newly published global rankings in six academic subjects.


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University of Sussex academics respond to Chancellor's Plan for Jobs

8 July 2020

Rishi Sunak advised by our experts that billions more public funding needed to fix the leakiest, least energy efficient housing in Europe.


Obituary: Richard Grove

6 July 2020

Founding Director of the Sussex Centre for World Environmental History, Professor Richard Grove was a trailblazer in his field.


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Radical overhaul required of system for asylum claims on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity

9 July 2020

A four-year study of claimants of asylum on sexual orientation or gender identity grounds calls for a radical overhaul of the system.


Kids who get on best with mum and dad top the class in maths

8 July 2020

Progress in maths made by year 6 pupils with the most harmonious relationships was a third higher compared to peers with the least harmonious.


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