New book by consciousness expert becomes UK bestseller
Being You: A New Science of Consciousness is the UK's tenth best-selling non-fiction hardback in the most recent Sunday Times Bestseller List.
University of Sussex Business School improves position as one of the country’s best for research income
The University of Sussex Business School ranked second in the UK for research income
Physicists discover black holes exert a pressure in serendipitous scientific first
University of Sussex physicists find that black holes are complex thermodynamical systems, with not only a temperature but also a pressure
Experts split over effectiveness of climate emergency declarations, new comprehensive academic review finds
Politicians should be cautious in their use of climate and biodiversity emergency declarations as their impact can be harmful as well as helpful
Getting on top of unhelpful email habits can take up to a years’ hard graft
The study identified employees with high levels of self-belief as best able to curb unhelpful work-email habits.
Dollar Green: Stocks in environmentally-minded firms fare better than their polluting peers
Best-performing environmental stocks could have up to 7% superior annual returns than a portfolio with highly polluting stocks, new study finds.
"On a track to true climate catastrophe" - Sussex experts respond to landmark IPCC report
Sussex researchers today responded to a new assessment from UN scientists which details humanity's damaging impact on the climate.
Bee competitive: Research reveals the impact of natural selection on nectar supply and demand
A study by the Laboratory of Apiculture & Social Insects reveals natural selection causes flowers to produce less nectar when pollinators are plenty.
Experts call for ban on urban and garden pesticides to protect bees, other wildlife and human health
A new petition launched by a Sussex Professor, supported by a host of charities, is calling for a ban around common pesticide use.
Researchers launch annual survey to monitor the health of Sussex seabed following trawler ban
Staff and students have begun an in-depth study of underwater habitats off the Sussex coast as part of a Sir David Attenborough-backed project.
UK food policy needs much greater diversity to deal with future shocks
New report co-authored by Prof Erik Millstone warns the UK food system suffers too many lock-ins to unsustainable modes of production and consumption
Sussex mathematicians develop ground-breaking modelling toolkit to predict local COVID-19 impact
Sussex mathematicians have created a new modelling toolkit which predicts the impact of COVID-19 at a local level with unprecedented accuracy.
Countries investing in renewable energy enjoy greater economic growth and lower income inequality
Renewable energy acts as a catalyst for reducing income inequality and energy poverty according to analysis of data from over 200 countries.
Inking outside the box: £2 million boost for printable nanomaterial tech
A team of physicists at the University of Sussex are set to receive a £2 million boost to continue their research into applications for nanomaterials.
Researchers call for greater support of African neuroscience research after two-decade analysis
With the world’s largest human genetic diversity, Sussex experts believe Africa is vital to help progress neuroscience research.
UK builds first modular quantum brain sensor and records signal
A team of scientists at the University of Sussex have for the first time built a modular quantum brain scanner, and used it to record a brain signal.
Alzheimer’s research ‘world first’: blood oxygen levels could explain why memory loss is an early symptom
Scientists record oxygen levels in the hippocampus and provide experimental proof for why it is vulnerable to damage, a precursor to Alzheimer’s.
University to play key role at new research centre at forefront of UK industrial decarbonisation ambitions
Benjamin Sovacool will be co-director and the University leads on 3 research topics at the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre
Do some sounds make your skin crawl? If so, scientists want to hear from you
University of Sussex psychologists are seeking adults, teens and children with misophonia for new research.