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"My students ask me to do magic"

21 September 2018

Dr Augusto Corrieri talks about magic, Michael Jackson and his book on what happens in theatres when humans are absent.

“Pride is important because some people’s troubles are only just beginning”

2 August 2018

Coby Sharpe, a technician in the Media Technology Lab within Informatics, is taking part in this year’s Brighton & Hove Pride parade.

Dancing with computers

18 July 2018

Elizabeth Churchill, Director of User Experience at Google, describes how Sussex inspired her interest in human-computer interaction.

“It’s not the wars that take me back to those places, it’s the people and their culture”

18 July 2018

Lyse Doucet, who will become an honorary Doctor of the University at summer graduation, describes life as the BBC's Chief International Correspondent.

"My life began in England"

18 July 2018

Austrian-born journalist Hella Pick CBE, who will become an honorary Doctor of the University at this summer’s graduation, talks about her life.

Spotlight on Dr Christiane Oedekoven

4 June 2018

Spotlight on Dr Christiane Oedekoven, Research Fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience at the School of Psychology

Student's 'floating farm' could help prevent future food crisis

31 May 2018

A University of Sussex product design student has created environmentally friendly sea rafts with a self-watering system for plants.

“Inequality is the greatest block to kindness,” says Sussex hon Ali Smith

25 May 2018

Acclaimed novelist Ali Smith, who received an honorary degree from Sussex last year, has advised people to “stay a student as long as possible”.

Why Americans have gone bonkers over Lynne's latest book

4 May 2018

Lynne Murphy discusses the love-hate relationship between British and American English in her latest book, and for her professorial lecture on 9 May.

A river runs through Brighton Festival premiere on campus

1 May 2018

One of the highlights of this year’s Brighton Festival is Professor Ed Hughes' new orchestral work inspired by an East Sussex river landscape.

The Gaza doctor who says ‘I shall not hate’

17 April 2018

Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish visited Sussex to talk about his response to the death of his three daughters and a niece by a tank shelling in Gaza.

Staff and students join thousands of other runners for Brighton Marathon weekend

16 April 2018

Staff and students joined thousands of other runners to take part in various events at the 2018 Brighton Marathon weekend (13-15 April).

Spotlight on Dr Ahmed Hashim

12 April 2018

Dr Ahmed Hashim is Hepatology Clinical Research Fellow at BSMS, working on a dedicated hostel-based liver service for homeless and vulnerable people.

Mutual inspiration: Verona and Mary

8 March 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, female academics and students describe what they most admire in each other.

Mutual inspiration: Gillian and Janet

7 March 2018

In the run-up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, female academics and students describe what they admire in each other.

Spotlight on Dr Helena Harder

2 February 2018

Spotlight on Dr Helena Harder, Research Fellow at Sussex Health Outcomes Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C).

Meet Demet Dinler, Sussex’s first Helena Normanton Fellow

22 January 2018

Demet joined the School of Global Studies in October 2017, having been awarded the first Helena Normanton Fellowship by the University.

“We look at other youth brands – and then we innovate”

16 January 2018

Liam Hackett, head of anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label and a Sussex alumnus, reveals the personal challenges that drive him.

Be persistent, be focused, but start with your own community, says Lady Hollick

16 January 2018

Lady Hollick OBE, Sussex alumna and campaigner for human rights, is receiving an honorary doctorate at the University’s Winter Graduation (2018).

Street marshal scheme aims to make Brighton safer and quieter at night

11 October 2017

A new University of Sussex initiative is helping neighbourhoods to stay peaceful after dark.

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