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Surprise honorary for Chancellor Sanjeev

Actor and comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE awarded surprise honorary degree to mark his tenth year as the University's Chancellor.

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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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National award recognises teaching excellence of Sussex Foundation Year Team

5 August 2019

The University of Sussex's Central Foundation Year Programme have won a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence, announced by Advance HE today.


Surprise honorary degree from University of Sussex for TV's Sanjeev Bhaskar

26 July 2019

The actor and comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE was awarded a surprise honorary degree to mark his 10th year as the University's Chancellor.


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"Pale, male and stale" - Challenging representations of Africa at independent journalism festival

13 August 2019

A Sussex researcher is to chair a panel at the Byline Festival of independent journalism to discuss the UK media’s representations of Africa.


Sussex historian supports plans for museum of youth culture

8 August 2019

A campaign to launch a museum to house collections celebrating youth culture is underway, with support from a University of Sussex historian.


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Queen bees face increased chance of execution if they mate with two males rather than one

20 August 2019

New research shows that queen stingless bees face an increased risk of being executed by workers if they mate with more than one male.


Aggressive brain tumour could be diagnosed with simple blood test

20 August 2019

New research by Sussex scientists could be the first step towards developing a blood test to diagnose Glioblastoma.


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