Moths are more efficient pollinators than bees, shows new research
Moths are more efficient pollinators at night than bees are during the day.
Dissection documentary provides invaluable cancer education
Prof Claire Smith led the anatomists and clinicians who dissected the body of Toni Crews over 12 educational workshops for around 1000 students.
Why the queue to see the Queen was "like a pilgrimage"
Sussex psychologist Professor John Drury advised the UK government on what to expect during the Queen's funeral and lying-in-state.
Time for action: SSRP Week kickstarts new phase for sustainability research with impact
Coinciding with COP27, the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme is hosting an exciting week of events in November celebrating its Phase II launch
Science, technology and innovation is not addressing world’s most urgent problems – major new study
A major new research study led by the University of Sussex shows that global science research is not addressing the SDGs.
UKRI appoints duo energy research ‘champions’ from Sussex and Newcastle universities
Academics at the University of Sussex and Newcastle University have been appointed to lead the next phase of energy demand research in the UK.
University of Sussex Business School tops the charts for research income
The University of Sussex Business School now ranks number one in the UK for Business and Management research income.
Parenting in a time of anxiety: Psychologists seek 2,000 anxious parent volunteers for major new study
Professor Sam Cartwright-Hatton and her team are launching their new online Parenting with Anxiety programme.
Choosing to challenge for International Women's Day on 8 March
Four Sussex women academics describe how and why they have actively questioned laws, perceptions and behaviours to bring about change.
How heavy is Dark Matter? Scientists radically narrow the potential mass range for the first time
Scientists have calculated the mass range for Dark Matter – and neither 'ultra-light' nor 'super-heavy'.
Sussex students among scientists to spot 700 million new stars and space objects
Two Sussex students are among scientists from across the world to have catalogued almost 700 million astronomical objects in the Dark Energy Survey.
Reform public procurement to protect aid money, urges major new anti-corruption study
The biggest study of its kind has proven the link between local political context and the risk that humanitarian aid money is lost to corruption.
One in five financially-struggling families say a lack of food makes home-learning difficult
Less advantaged children struggle with noise, lack of space, resources and food when home-learning, shows a new study from the University of Sussex.
The keys to home-schooling: Contact, Content, Creativity and Community
Psychologists who undertook a study into home learning during the spring 2020 locadown give guidance to schools planning home learning now.
Everyone is a prospect: new rap co-created by Sussex researcher offers climate hope
A new rap, co-created by Dr Alice Eldridge, offers hope about the climate crisis, reminding that each of us has the opportunity to protect the planet.
The Brexit vote was never about ‘head versus heart’: new study
UK voters in the EU referendum in 2016 relied on gut instinct to make their decision - rather than either their 'head' or their 'heart'.
Feline friendly? How to build rap-paw with your cat – new psychology study
Sussex psychologists have found a way to help humans bond with cats through eye-narrowing communication
Voters still in the dark about December’s election campaign spending – new study
The first major report into online spending in the 2019 election shows a surge in digital campaigning by parties and ‘outriders’.
Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for others
New research shows that binge-drinkers’ brains have to put more effort into trying to feel empathy for other people in pain.