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Lest we forget

Researching Newhaven's role in the First World War.

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Generation Snowflake: Fact or Fiction?

Thursday 15 November 2018, 6pm Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Is there any truth to concept of ‘snowflakes’? Join our panel including Jess Phillips MP and Grace Campbell, founder of The Pink Protest, for an evening of lively debate and discussion.


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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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Our University 

Sussex wins agents’ award for Most Preferred University in the UK

31 October 2018

The University has been recognised by international student recruitment agents for its high-quality education provision and the services it provides.

Giant tortoises “found” on campus

30 October 2018

After decades of believing two substantial works of art by his father were lost, Nicholas Skeaping has finally met them at the University of Sussex.

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Our people

Wheel of approval: Graduate’s cycling app attracts global interest

16 November 2018

A graduate’s bright idea to use cyclist generated data to improve road infrastructure has been named among the world's top student product designs.

Prestigious award for book detailing the cultural history of the orchid

15 November 2018

A professor from the University of Sussex has been awarded a prestigious International History of Science prize.

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Our research

‘Rubber hand illusion’ offers clue to Tourette syndrome

13 November 2018

Scientists at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) have used an eerie illusion of having an extra hand to understand Tourette syndrome.

University of Sussex scientists opening up access to science through DIY equipment

8 November 2018

Scientists have developed a £25 piece of hardware to demonstrate how our brains function, which could aid educators around the world.

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