Research at Sussex
Our research is contributing new knowledge, ideas and solutions, which is leading to real change in the world and making a difference to people's lives.
Impacted podcast: David Weir
In the latest episode of Impacted, we’re exploring the world of textual analysis, social media and big data with David Weir, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Sussex.
Research carried out by the Text Analysis Group lab, which David co-founded, revealed that anti-Islamic hate speech spikes on Twitter after acts of terrorism.
Shining a light on the impact of pesticides on bees
Professor Dave Goulson’s research into the impact of pesticides on bumblebees has been widely cited in the media, and has led governments to take action to better protect insects.
World's first global podoconiosis map
Dr Kebede Deribe, an epidemiologist at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, has been leading efforts to create a global map of podoconiosis.
The Global Atlas will provide public health officials and policy makers with vital information needed to treat patients.
Using data to tackle biodiversity loss
How can we use small-scale data to see bigger patterns in biodiversity loss?
Professor Jörn Scharlemann's research has been instrumental in securing a ban on the international trade of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals threatened with extinction.
Computers that could change our lives
Scientists at Sussex have developed the world’s first blue print for building a quantum computer.
Giving babies a better start
A baby’s birth can be an anxious time for any parent, but premature (or pre-term) babies are particularly vulnerable when they are born.
Now, thanks to research at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), the outlook for premature babies around the world is much brighter.
Sussex psychologists are asking parents of primary school age children to complete an online survey to help them track the impact of the pandemic.
Rowse Honey & University of Sussex celebrate 10 years of research partnership to protect & support honey bees
Rowse Honey visited the Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects last month to hear about the research their funding has helped to make possible.
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