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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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University of Sussex flying the flag for human rights: Migration and refugees

25 June 2019

We are studying many aspects of the lives of refugees, who escape persecution in their home countries but very often are met with hostility elsewhere.

University of Sussex flying the flag for human rights: Free access to legal advice

24 June 2019

Many people don’t have enough money to access legal advice. That’s why Law students at Sussex have been running law clinics for the local community.

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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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Snails show that variety is the key to success if you want to remember more

26 June 2019

A change is as good as a rest when it comes to remembering more, according to new research by neuroscientists at the University of Sussex.

Sussex academics lead on report to improve safeguarding in international development research

25 June 2019

A report aiming to improve safeguarding in international development research has been produced by Sussex academics.

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