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'Champion of Science' recognised for positive impact of research communication

16 October 2018

Dr Mahmoud Maina, a research fellow in Biochemistry, has won a competition recognising research in Africa which makes a positive impact on society.


‘Smart strategies’ can reduce emissions and more, according to researchers

12 October 2018

Researchers at the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme respond to the IPCC SR15 report with a message of hope.


Urgent conservation efforts needed for British wildlife, university professor tells BBC Countryfile

9 October 2018

An academic from the University of Sussex appeared on BBC Countryfile’s hour-long Wildlife Special to reveal the plight of British wildlife.


Championing open access with online digital history journal

8 October 2018

Two historians are celebrating after an open-access journal, for which they sit on the editorial board, reached a million annual page visits.


Art historian reveals the transformation of one of Brighton's most regal rooms

4 October 2018

Art historian Dr Alexandra Loske has curated an exhibition about the restoration of the Royal Pavilion Saloon, drawing on her Sussex PhD to do so.


Ministerial role for Sussex professor in wildlife manifesto led by Chris Packham

4 October 2018

Prof Dave Goulson becomes ‘Minister of Pesticides’ in a public manifesto for wildlife, created and led by TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham.


From 3D holograms to sound installations: staff and students feature at Brighton's Digital Festival

21 September 2018

Brighton’s Digital Festival kicks off this week with a wealth of events from University of Sussex staff and students.


Obituary: Michael Eraut (1940-2018)

21 September 2018

Michael Eraut, educator and longstanding Professor of Education at the University of Sussex, died peacefully, at the age of 77, on 7 September.


"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.


Neuroscientist named as global rising star by top academic publisher

20 September 2018

Dr Sarah Garfinkel has been included in the prestigious Nature Index 2018 as one of 11 outstanding early to mid-career scientists globally.


Bringing art and science together in exhibition of surrealist works

11 September 2018

Dr Hope Wolf has co-curated an exhibition which will be the first major presentation in twenty years of the works of two collaborative artists.


BBC's book of brainteasers includes puzzles from Sussex mathematician

7 September 2018

A senior Sussex lecturer has contributed to a book of brainteasers from BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, which published this week.


'Anarchist Prince' to be commemorated with blue plaque

6 September 2018

A blue plaque commemorating a Russian Prince and revolutionary anarchist is to be unveiled in Kemp Town.


Winds of change: How engineering students harnessed the elements to get up to speed

3 September 2018

A team of engineering students have become only the second-ever UK team to compete in major sustainability race with a vehicle powered by the wind.


All welcome at Documentary Degree Show 2018

31 August 2018

Students are inviting fellow film buffs and documentary lovers to join them at a free celebratory screening of their final projects.


Brighton and Sussex Medical School win Teaching Excellence Awards

30 August 2018

Dr Claire Smith has received a National Teaching Fellowship and the Time for Dementia team has won a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence.


Sussex researcher sets BBC's Countryfile aglow

29 August 2018

Craig Perl, an entomologist from the University's School of Life Sciences, took Countryfile viewers on a walk to spot the now-rare glow worm.


Nanotechnology conference goes back to its roots to pay homage to inspiring Nobel professor

29 August 2018

NanoteC is celebrating its 20th anniversary by returning to the University of Sussex, where the conference was first held in 1998.


Business School lecturer wins prestigious dissertation prize

28 August 2018

A University of Sussex Business School lecturer has won a prestigious international prize for his dissertation on healthcare management.


Obituary: Henry Cleere (1926-2018)

28 August 2018

An archaeologist of international repute who received an honorary doctorate from the University of Sussex 25 years ago has died at the age of 91.


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