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Local NHS supported as Sussex students and staff respond to call for help

27 March 2020

A team of staff and students have responded to a call for help to alleviate local NHS pressures during the covid-19 pandemic.


Bitcoin and Bees: Sussex undergrads impress with their research expertise

13 March 2020

Two students shared their research insights into cryptocurrency and bees with MPs and government officials in a nationwide competition.


This Sussex Life: Student Ellie-Louise Herbert. "I knew I had to do the run."

12 March 2020

Ellie-Louise Herbert explains why a close personal tragedy inspired her to run in this year's BM10k during the Brighton Marathon Weekend in April.


Sussex scientists take research to Parliament

12 March 2020

Two scientists attended Parliament this week to present their research as part of the STEM for BRITAIN campaign.


What’s on WhatsApp: Sussex professor finding meaning in big data is the latest Impacted guest

12 March 2020

Professor David Weir explains how to cut through the bewildering fog of mass data that social media creates every day.


This Sussex Life: Jason Oliver, Director of IT. "I’ve had a year of turning over all the rocks.”

5 March 2020

Jason Oliver, the University's Director of IT, talks about the progress he’s made since arriving last September – and the joy of his garden tractor.


This Sussex Life. Cassandra Uthoff, biology student: "The hardest part was identifying insects"

28 February 2020

Cassandra Uthoff will be representing Sussex at the annual Posters in Parliament exhibition in London on 11 March, talking about her bee research.


Lecturer turns magician for tour of show first performed at Edinburgh Fringe

27 February 2020

A University of Sussex drama lecturer is to begin touring his new show after a successful run at Edinburgh Fringe last year.


Sussex staff help bring the City Nature Challenge to The Living Coast

14 February 2020

The City Nature Challenge is coming to the Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere for the first time, thanks to efforts by staff at the University.


Sussex success at Oscars

11 February 2020

A University of Sussex alumna has won the Oscar for Best Costume Design for her work in the film Little Women.


Jodie Grey, cafe manager at ACCA: "It's a totally different vibe here."

7 February 2020

Jodie Grey, cafe supervisor at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA), talks about why she loves her job.


This Sussex Life Paul Newton, USSU Chief Exec. “I’ve never seen a student voted in with a joke manifesto”

30 January 2020

Paul Newton, chief executive of the University of Sussex Students’ Union (USSU), has seen how students bring about change for good.


This Sussex Life. Astronomy MSc graduate Gary Strain: "Students were so hardworking this time round."

21 January 2020

Forty years after first arriving at Sussex as a Physics student, Gary Strain returned to campus to use his brain again.


Social mobility champion to be honoured at Graduation

20 January 2020

Former Labour cabinet minister Rt Hon Alan Milburn will be conferred an Honorary Doctor of the University at winter graduation on 23 January.


Former IDS professorial fellow honoured at Graduation

20 January 2020

Professor Naila Kabeer, who will be conferred an Honorary Doctor of the University on 23 January, is a leading feminist economist.


Sussex alumna honoured at Graduation for public engagement of science

20 January 2020

Professor Gail Cardew will be conferred an Honorary Doctor of Science at the University of Sussex winter graduation on Wednesday 22 January,


'Professor of happiness' honoured at winter Graduation

20 January 2020

Professor Kent Berridge, who will be conferred an Honorary Doctor of Science at winter graduation is among the world’s most renowned neuroscientists.


This Sussex Life: Author and BBC presenter Claudia Hammond. "Sussex has influenced my whole career"

16 January 2020

Sussex alumna and Radio 4 presenter Claudia Hammond reflects on her many roles at Sussex, including her new one as Visiting Professor.


Sussex Professor's treaty proposal to keep fossil fuels in the ground taken to the UN

16 January 2020

A treaty proposal, developed by a University of Sussex Professor, has been presented to the UN Security Council by a former Irish President.


Call for donations to equip lab in Nigeria and help train a new generation of scientists

16 January 2020

A Sussex research fellow is calling for donations of unused or unwanted, but functional science equipment to help equip a laboratory in Nigeria.


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