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Aggressive brain tumour could be diagnosed with blood test

New research by Sussex scientists could be the first step towards developing a blood test to diagnose a Glioblastoma.

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Giving babies a better start

Thanks to research at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), the outlook for premature babies around the world is much brighter.


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Sussex to observe Transgender Day of Remembrance

14 November 2019

The University is commemorating those who have been killed as a result of transphobic violence, with a vigil on campus and by flying the trans flag.

Sussex turns purple as part of disability campaign

14 November 2019

Sussex is going purple to mark UK Disability History Month from 18 November-20 December, and celebrating with events and activities on campus.

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University celebrates record year for professors in global highly cited researchers list

20 November 2019

The University has seen the number of its academics recognised in a global list of highly cited researchers more than double from last year’s ranking.

Student inventor of marine bioplastic wins International James Dyson Award 2019

14 November 2019

University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes invents award-winning plastic alternative made of organic marine waste.

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Climate change already damaging health of world's children, according to Lancet report

14 November 2019

A new report, co-authored by experts at the University of Sussex, warns about the health impact of climate change on the world’s children.

Calling Princess Leia: How the out-of-this-galaxy Star Wars hologram just became a step closer to reality

13 November 2019

Academics have come the closest yet to recreating one of the most iconic of Star Wars technology; holograms that can be seen,heard and felt.

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