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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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Falmer magazine wins global excellence award

14 June 2019

The University of Sussex has won a worldwide award for its annual magazine, Falmer.

“Amazing showcase” at Education Awards ceremony

12 June 2019

It was an evening of praise, celebration and overwhelming emotions at the University's Education Awards ceremony on Tuesday (June 11).

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Birthday honours' joy for Sussex staff and alumni

14 June 2019

A long-serving technician and a first-generation law alumnus have been recognised in this year’s Queen's Birthday Honours.

Scale of the problem: How fish skins and algae could help solve the plastic pollution crisis

12 June 2019

A student has taken inspiration from the seas to find a solution to the man-made plastic pollution contaminating the world’s oceans.

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Experiencing corruption makes you more likely to protest against it… up to a point

13 June 2019

Researchers from at the University of Sussex have found that people who experience corruption first hand are most likely to protest.

Unclear nuclear: How UK energy consumers unwittingly pay for military infrastructures

12 June 2019

UK energy consumers are unknowingly subsidising the high cost of military nuclear infrastructures, documents new testimony to a Parliamentary inquiry.

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