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This Sussex Life

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


Small change for climate change: Why research funding to save the world needs to be drastically stepped up

16 January 2020

Between 1990 and 2018, less than 4.59% of the global funding totalling more than $1.3 trillion was spent on climate-related research.


Feeling full happens in the brain as well as the stomach: Sussex professor explains in new podcast

9 January 2020

Feeling full is more complex than consuming enough nutrients or filling-up with large volumes of food as Martin Yeomans explains in the podcast


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Our people


This Sussex Life: Author and BBC presenter Claudia Hammond. "Sussex has influenced my whole career"

16 January 2020

Sussex alumna and Radio 4 presenter Claudia Hammond reflects on her many roles at Sussex, including her new one as Visiting Professor.


Feeling full happens in the brain as well as the stomach: Sussex professor explains in new podcast

9 January 2020

Feeling full is more complex than consuming enough nutrients or filling-up with large volumes of food as Martin Yeomans explains in the podcast


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Our University


"The timpani fell over and bounced down the steps"

11 December 2019

Novelist and Sussex alumnus Ian McEwan trawled his musical memories to introduce a special 50th anniversary concert on campus this month.


A "very Sussex" approach

10 December 2019

The five recipients of the 2019 Sussex Spirit Education Award reveal their winning ways.


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