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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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The Henry Moore mystery

External Relations writer Jacqui Bealing goes on the trail of an iconic sculpture that, for a while, lived at the University of Sussex.

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Our research

Baby blues...and greens, reds and yellows

15 February 2019

By the time we are four months old we can distinguish between colours – even before we have the language to describe them. Recent...

The warm glow of kindness

15 February 2019

Sussex researchers have identified what happens inside our brains when we act altruistically.

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Our people

"I don't let myself get weighed down by self-doubt"

21 January 2019

Brighton & Hove Albion FC manager Chris Hughton,who is receiving an honorary degree at winter graduation, reveals his survival strategy

“Although I was a northern black kid, I found a way of fitting in”

21 January 2019

BBC newsman and Sussex alum Clive Myrie is receiving an honorary doctorate at winter graduation. He tells Jacqui Bealing about his career journey.

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Our University

Brighton Festival 2019 at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

13 February 2019

Brighton Festival 2019 will be celebrated on campus and in the community.

The ‘green truth’ of 12th-century visionary abbess Hildegard

1 February 2019

A festival celebrating an extraordinary 12th-century abbess takes place at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, 6-10 February.

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