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.
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.
Impacted podcast: Lucy Robinson
In the newest episode of our podcast series about research for real change, we speak to Lucy Robinson, Professor of Collaborative History at Sussex.
She explains why assumptions about today's students being politically disengaged are incorrect – and why the existing narrative around youth culture needs to change.
Credit: Creative Commons, UNEP.
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.
Quantum computing is today's space programme, say academics
Researchers from Sussex have given evidence to a parliamentary inquiry about the importance of investing in the emerging quantum technologies industry.
Alien plant and animal species could pose threat to European biodiversity
Plant and animal species that would pose a threat to biodiversity should they arrive in the European Union have been identified in a research project, which a Sussex academic was a part of.
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