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.
Working from home is more effective than keeping kids off school in tackling Covid – new study
A new study from University of Sussex mathematicians shows that working from home is more effective than keeping kids off school in tackling Covid-19.
People outside early hit cities may be most at risk from second Covid wave
People outside early hit cities may be particularly vulnerable in a second wave due to the large susceptible populations, shows new Sussex research.
TV-watching snackers beware: you won’t notice you’re full if your attention is elsewhere
Eating while doing something perceptually demanding makes it more difficult to notice when you feel full - new research from the University of Sussex.
Why nanomaterial quality matters, and the smart new way to check it
A new way to check the quality of nanomaterials like graphene has emerged from a team at the University of Sussex.
Mathematicians warn of risk of complacency over herd immunity levels needed to halt Covid-19 pandemic
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
A four-year study of claimants of asylum on sexual orientation or gender identity grounds calls for a radical overhaul of the system.
£1.5 million for research to help the public respond to mass emergencies
Professor John Drury and colleagues from other universities have secured funding for two research projects to help societies respond to emergencies.