News and events
New scanner that could 'revolutionise healthcare' at Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre
A new lightweight MRI scanner, which could revolutionise healthcare, arrived at the Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre (CISC) on Friday 19 August.
Science shared at the seafront at successful Soapbox Science event
Around 3,000 beachgoers saw scientists take to their soapboxes on Brighton and Hove seafront on 21 May.
Sussex Neuroscience celebrate research with family-friendly event
Scientists at the University of Sussex are celebrating Neuroscience research at a free family-friendly event.
Professor Jonathan Bacon remembered at special memorial event
The life and work of the late Professor Jonathan Bacon was celebrated at an event on Friday 8 April.
International Women’s Day: staff wellbeing session focus on women health
The Schools of Life Sciences and Engineering and Informatics are co-hosting an online event as part of series of talks for staff wellbeing.
Life Sciences releases podcast series in celebration of International Women’s Day
To celebrate International Women’s Day, the School of Life Sciences has released podcasts featuring women scientists with ties to the School.
Sussex scientist announced as winner of prestigious Neuroscience research award
A Neuroscientist at the University of Sussex has received a highly prestigious research award for outstanding scientific work.
Life Sciences to mark LGBTQ+ History Month with online book group event
To celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month, the School of Life Sciences is running a special online book group event.
Scientists design low-cost technique to improve microscopes used in Neuroscience research
Researchers have designed a low-cost, easily implemented, and openly accessible technique to improve two-photon microscopes.
Life Sciences marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 with special online event
The School of Life Sciences is commemorating this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day on Thursday 27 January with an online event starting at 3pm.
Call for speakers: Soapbox Science returns
Share your science and inspire the public at the next Soapbox Science event on 21 May 2022.
Black History Month: Celebrating the work of Dr Mahmoud Maina
In marking Black History Month, the School of Life Sciences is highlighting the work of Dr Mahmoud Maina to advance science in Africa.
Green with envy? Fish might be able to distinguish colour more effectively than humans
New study reveals the simplistic efficiency of vertebrate vision in comparison to mammals.
Sussex Drug Discovery Centre appoints Professor John Spencer as new Director
Professor John Spencer has been appointed as the new Director of the Sussex Drug Discovery Centre (SDDC) within the School of Life Sciences.
The Sussex Programme for Quantum Research launches new website
Take a virtual wander to see the latest news, current projects and applications of quantum technologies taking place at the University of Sussex.
Sussex Medical Robotics team successfully performed a live demonstration of their custom-built Neuro-surgical robot
Sussex Medical Robotics is a student team at the University of Sussex. They have been working on a robotic arm to achieve precision in medical surgery
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.
Sussex neuroscientist wins multimillion-pound grant to investigate visual processing
A neuroscientist at the University of Sussex has received a £3 million grant from the largest medical charity in the world.
Life Sciences to mark launch of Race Equity Action Plan with online event
The School of Life Sciences is hosting a special online event to recognise the launch of its Race Equity Action Plan on 16 March.