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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


Calling Princess Leia: How the out-of-this-galaxy Star Wars hologram just became a step closer to reality

13 November 2019

Academics have come the closest yet to recreating one of the most iconic of Star Wars technology; holograms that can be seen,heard and felt.


On the trail of Annie Brassey

11 October 2019

Sussex researcher explores the vast archives of a celebrated 19th century female photographer, traveller and writer.


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Our people


Student inventor of marine bioplastic wins International James Dyson Award 2019

14 November 2019

University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes invents award-winning plastic alternative made of organic marine waste.


This Sussex Life. Professor Robin Banerjee. "Kindness is about human connections"

13 November 2019

For World Kindness Day, Professor Robin Banerjee, Head of the Sussex Kindness Research network, reflects on what's at the core of human decency.


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Our University


Dare to be kind - University of Sussex shows the way

13 November 2019

Kindness is the theme of Kind Rebellion, a performance of music, film and debate at University of Sussex’s Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts


Still defying boundaries five decades on

12 November 2019

Fifty years ago this month Britain’s first campus-based university arts centre opened its doors at the University of Sussex.


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