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Having a PhD viva using Zoom
Noora Nevala successfully defended her PhD via Zoom. If you have your viva coming up and aren’t sure what to expect, Noora has answered some questions
Scientists to showcase dementia research at free public event
Researchers are hosting a free event in order to share their dementia research with members of the public on 10 March 2020.
Southwest University delegation visits Sussex for research collaboration
The global engagement team received a high level delegation from Southwest University mid January.
Call for donations to equip lab in Nigeria and help train a new generation of scientists
A Sussex research fellow is calling for donations of unused or unwanted, but functional science equipment to help equip a laboratory in Nigeria.
Sussex neuroscientist wins Nature award in recognition of positive impact his work has had on society
A neuroscientist at the University of Sussex has become the first winner of the Nature Research Awards for Driving Global Impact.
Sussex neuroscientist working to improve science communication in Nigeria
A neuroscientist at Sussex is hoping to improve science communications in Nigeria, launching workshops partnering top journalists with scientists.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to raise the visibility of Black British people in STEM
An upcoming workshop will showcase notable Black British professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).
This Sussex Life: Martin Gosling: “We have the opportunity to treat all Cystic Fibrosis patients”
Martin Gosling, Chief Scientific Officer at Enterprise Therapeutics, describes the benefits of working with the University of Sussex.
Fruit fly studies reveal simple genetic system is behind complex movements
Researchers have shown that a simple genetic system can control complex movements, furthering our understanding of motor control in health & disease.
Sussex really does LOVE Quantum
Sussex Loves Quantum was a great success in launching the Sussex Programme for Quantum Research
Snails show that variety is the key to success if you want to remember more
A change is as good as a rest when it comes to remembering more, according to new research by neuroscientists at the University of Sussex.
Free event sees research into hearing loss shared straight from the lab
An Action on Hearing Loss event saw Sussex research shared with members of the public who have close personal connections to hearing loss.
Soapbox Science sees Brighton beachgoers enjoy science in the sunshine
Over 2,500 beachgoers took the time to learn about all things science on Saturday 1 June.
Bringing science to the seaside: Soapbox Science returns to Brighton
Twelve scientists will be entertaining beachgoers with interactive short talks on their research expertise at Soapbox Science Brighton.
Researchers celebrate life and science of Richard Andrew
The family, friends and former colleagues of Richard Andrew celebrated his life and science at a special event at the University of Sussex.
Spotlight on Dr Charlotte Rae
Spotlight on Dr Charlotte Rae, Research Fellow at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School.
Edit-a-thon raises profile of LGBT+ scientists on Wikipedia
A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon was organised as part of the University’s LGBT History Month celebrations.
Volunteers wanted to join a LGBT+ in STEMM working group
The Schools of Life Sciences, Psychology, Maths & Physical Science and Engineering & Informatics, as well as Brighton & Sussex Medical...
Sussex hosts international neuroscience conference
Over 180 neuroscientists gathered in Brighton at a conference to discuss research on the function of the brain using the popular zebrafish model.