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Engineers create face shields for NHS

A full-scale production operation with laser cutters capable of producing 1,000 face shields has been developed.

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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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Archive keen to capture life in the time of Covid-19

5 May 2020

A Mass Observation Archive call-out for coronavirus stories and 12 May diaries has led to a flood of enquiries.

University of Sussex and Zhejiang Gongshang University to establish a Joint Institute in Artificial Intelligence

30 April 2020

The University of Sussex and Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou, China have established a joint institute in artificial intelligence (AI).

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Leukaemia researcher to host virtual Q&As on stem cell donation, with student who received life-saving transplant

20 May 2020

Two live virtual events will debunk the myths around stem cell donation and encourage more people to join the bone marrow register.

How arts and humanities experts are sharing stories during lockdown

12 May 2020

COVID-19 has put many events on hold, but Sussex arts and humanities experts have found other ways to connect with new audiences.

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Patient notes could offer solution to the ‘missing’ Coronavirus diagnoses

26 May 2020

GPs’ notes currently unavailable to medical researchers could provide clues to help manage major health crises such as Covid-19, a BSMS study shows.

BSMS researchers lead the way in international trial to protect healthcare workers from Covid-19

23 May 2020

A UK global clinical trial of 40,000+ healthcare workers begins to test if chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine can prevent Covid-19.

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