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: Chris Sandom

We speak to Dr Chris Sandom, a specialist in rewilding and paleo-ecology, who has fed into Government reviews on Rewilding and Ecosystem services and provided evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee, in our latest episode of Impacted.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Computers that could change our lives

Scientists at Sussex have developed the world’s first blue print for building a quantum computer.

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The art of wood engraving

Dr Bethan Stevens has made the artistry of the Dalziel brothers' wood engraving available to wider audiences.

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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.

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News

Professor Keeling appointed as new ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Academic Director at Sussex

12 December 2019

Debbie Isobel Keeling, Professor of Marketing at the Business School, has been appointed as the Academic Director of the Impact Acceleration Account.


Sussex teams up with policy makers on new agenda for global transformation

5 December 2019

University of Sussex Business School group builds community of policymakers, scholars and national agencies to progress societal/environmental goals.


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