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: a Sussex Research podcast
Welcome to Impacted, the podcast series about research for real change. Each episode showcases researchers at Sussex and considers the impact their work is having in the world.
Listen to the first episode where Anil Seth explores consciousness and shares his innovative approaches to public engagement and education.
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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