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As everyone who studies or works at the University of Sussex knows, it’s the people who make the place special.

Whatever their background, whatever their role, they each have a story to tell about why they are here.

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“You don’t need a degree in IT to use it”

Many Sussex academics are using new technologies to enliven teaching.

Three winners of the Transformative Technology category of the 2019 Education Awards describe what they are doing to enhance the learning experience for their students.

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Our research


Radical overhaul required of system for asylum claims on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity

9 July 2020

A four-year study of claimants of asylum on sexual orientation or gender identity grounds calls for a radical overhaul of the system.


£1.5 million for research to help the public respond to mass emergencies

1 July 2020

Professor John Drury and colleagues from other universities have secured funding for two research projects to help societies respond to emergencies.


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Our people


This Sussex Life: MSc student James Bowyer: “I loved being on the Sussex StartUp programme”

6 July 2020

James Bowyer developed his award-winning Reviso-ai, an online revision tool for students and researchers, while studying at Sussex.


Sussex psychologist provides vital public information in the fight against Covid-19

24 June 2020

Professor John Drury has contributed an article towards the new ‘Coronavirus: The Science Explained’ website launched by UK Research & Innovation.


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Our University


Help for families in turmoil, as free law advice clinic reopens

24 June 2020

Sussex law students have re-opened their free legal advice clinic to members of the public. People can now access the clinic virtually.


Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race

15 June 2020

Professor Winfried Hensinger and Dr Sebastian Weidt launch their new quantum computing company 'Universal Quantum' with backing from major investors.


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