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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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Sussex joins ‘Trans Rights are Human Rights’ initiative

14 September 2020

The University of Sussex has joined a nationwide Stonewall initiative to highlight support for trans rights in the UK.


When you can't hug a human ...

14 August 2020

There are many wonderful trees on the University of Sussex campus. Now's a good time to get to know them better.


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Professor Claire Smith: "We need to understand what digital learning means in the new landscape."

15 September 2020

Professor Claire Smith, Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education and Innovation, describes her vision for new learning experiences.


The music app that helps school children play in socially distanced orchestras

3 September 2020

A team of musicians, composers, technologists and performers at the University of Sussex have developed an app called Syncphonia.


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Sustainable Development Goals essential for the UK Government’s pandemic recovery

14 September 2020

Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) provides evidence to new All-Party Parliamentary Group report.


Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for others

10 September 2020

New research shows that binge-drinkers’ brains have to put more effort into trying to feel empathy for other people in pain.


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