Book your place at a Sussex lecture
Whatever your interests, be inspired by one of our public lectures. You can browse our upcoming public lectures and book a place below.
Due to the COVID-19 virus, live events are not currently taking place at the university. We will continue to monitor government advice and hope to see you in person, again in the near future.
Please keep checking back for details of our online and autumn events.
Tuesday 2 March from 13:00 until 14:00
Join us for this week's Energy & Climate seminar, with poet Kim Lasky discussing how creative methods can disseminate climate research.
Sussex Neuroscience (SN) & SARIC Seminar - Invited Speaker - Dr Yasmin Hurd (Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai)
Tuesday 2 March from 14:00 until 15:00
Online format, Zoom link: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/98486520519
Title: Unlocking the Neurobiological Impact of Developmental Cannabis and Psychiatric Risk
Assessing the presence of consciousness in non-human systems
Tuesday 2 March from 16:00 until 17:30
The scientific study of consciousness has made considerable progress in the last three decades, notably among cognitive theories of consciousness.
Protecting workers in the digital age
Wednesday 3 March from 13:00 until 14:00
Summary Debates on the future of work have focused far too much attention on possible job losses, ignoring the deterioration in job quality...
Ask the Experts: Live discussion on Covid-19 with leading Sussex experts
Thursday 4 March from 17:30 until 18:30
We have learned an incredible amount of information about Covid-19 in under a year but many questions still remain unanswered.
Reality is Radical: Queer, Avant-Garde, and Utopian Gaming
Monday 8 March from 17:00 until 18:00
This event will explore the politics of contemporary games.
Incumbency and hydrogen for heating
Tuesday 9 March from 13:00 until 14:00
Join us for this week's Energy & Climate Seminar, with Richard Lowes discussing the gas lobby's role in the activity around "green gases".
Restless days and restless nights
Thursday 11 March from 19:00 until 20:00
This lecture will explore why sleep is especially tricky during teenage years, how sleep problems are related to anxiety and depression.
Sussex Neuroscience (SN) Seminar - Invited Speaker - Dr Ashley Juavinett (UC San Diego)
Monday 15 March from 17:00 until 18:00
Online format, Zoom link: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/91201269871
Title to be announced
Off-Grid Solar Expansion in Africa: New Technologies, Old Dependencies?
Tuesday 16 March from 13:00 until 14:00
Join us for this week's Energy & Climate seminar with Ben Radley discussing the effects of solar expansion in Africa.
The Alt-Right, Holocaust Denial and Distortion Online
Friday 19 March from 13:30 until 15:00
Focusing on the ‘alt-right’s’ relationship with the digital, from social media to gaming, our guest speakers discuss this area of increasing concern.
Sussex Neuroscience (SN) Seminar - Invited Speaker - Dr Mihaela Lordanova (Concordia)
Monday 22 March from 16:00 until 17:00
Online format, Zoom link: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/98798221788
Title: Behavioural and neural mechanisms of secondary fear triggers
Exploring how fossil fuel incumbents seek to block the low-carbon energy transition
Tuesday 23 March from 13:00 until 14:00
Join us for this week's Energy & Climate seminar with Dario Kenner presenting his work on how fossil fuel incumbents undermine green alternatives.
Prof. Paul Betts (University of Oxford): Ruin and Renewal. Civilizing Europe After the Second World War
Thursday 25 March from 17:00 until 18:00
Online via Zoom
Book presentation and discussion.
Sussex Neuroscience (SN) Seminar - Invited Speaker - Dr Gulsen Surmeli (Edinburgh)
Monday 19 April from 13:00 until 14:00
Online format, Zoom link: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/97398433661
Title: New insights into hippocampal-neocortical circuit organization
Sussex Neuroscience (SN) & SARIC Seminar - Invited Speaker - Dr Carrie Ferrario (Michigan)
Monday 26 April from 13:00 until 14:00
Online format, Zoom link: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/93121272052
Title: Basal differences and diet-induced changes in motivation and striatal function; implications for obesity
Sussex Neuroscience (SN) Seminar - Invited Speaker - Dr Katrin Franke (Tuebingen)
Monday 10 May from 13:00 until 14:00
Online format, Zoom link: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/92688192207
Title: Chromatic processing across the early visual system of mice
Sussex Neuroscience (SN) - Invited Speaker - Dr Llwyd Orton (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Monday 17 May from 13:00 until 14:00
Online format, Zoom link: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/98724343016
Title: Novel neurochemical and metabolic links between hearing loss and Alzheimer’s disease