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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


Mathematicians warn of risk of complacency over herd immunity levels needed to halt Covid-19 pandemic

16 July 2020

University of Sussex mathematicians have warned about the risk of complacency over the level of ‘herd immunity’ required to stem the Covid pandemic.


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.


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Our people


This Sussex Life. Rob Fowler: "It was important that we found a safe way to continue working."

30 July 2020

Dr Rob Fowler, Head of Technical Services for Life Sciences, is among those helping to get campus open again safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.


This Sussex Life. Caroline Lehany: “This would have been our biggest ever graduation"

23 July 2020

Caroline Lehany, Head of Graduation and Corporate Events, reflects on what has been a week of celebration.


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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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