News and events
Children get hands on with science at Bright Sparks
This weekend children will build brains, train snails, make marvellous medicines and more at Bright Sparks, an interactive science event.
Leverhulme Trust to fund doctoral scholarships at Sussex in sensation, perception and awareness
One of the UK’s largest providers of research funding is to fund a new million-pound inter-disciplinary doctoral training programme at Sussex.
Asa Briggs Visiting Fellowships Round 2: call for applications
The second round of this prestigious scheme is now open. The Fellowships will enable internationally outstanding academics to visit Sussex.
Sussex neuroscientist recognised as rising star of research by Leverhulme Awards
A researcher at the School of Life Sciences has been awarded a highly prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize.
Sussex and Tokyo Tech work together to provide a world-class student experience
Universities agree partnership to internationalise professional services and explore co-operation on education and research.
Sussex and strategic partners nurture the next generation of global research talent
Visiting students from leading global universities presented undergraduate research at an event at Sussex last week.
DIY lab technique to revolutionise training for neuroscientists
A Sussex neuroscientist has come up with an inexpensive way to self-manufacture lab equipment.
Sussex and HKUST link up to work on neuroscience and cancer
Over 30 distinguished scientists gathered at Sussex to tackle problems in genome instability, a characteristic of most cancers, and neurobiology.
First evidence for higher state of consciousness found
Scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in a study led by the University of Sussex.
Second round of the Harry Kroto Fellowships launched
The Fellowships, named after Professor Sir Harry Kroto, aim to enable Sussex's brightest research talent to develop collaborative research overseas.
Play co-conceived by Sussex expert wins top BBC radio award
A radio play co-conceived by a consciousness expert at the University of Sussex has won the top award for radio drama in the country.
Opportunities for Sussex PhD students to visit Hong Kong for research collaborations
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is inviting applications from doctoral researchers at Sussex for its Global Scholarship Programme.
Postgrad boom at University of Sussex sets up biggest-ever winter graduation
A record 2,300 degrees and diplomas – mainly Masters and PhDs – will be awarded at the University of Sussex’s winter graduation ceremonies this week.
New disease could signal hope for sufferers of brain ageing conditions
A new genetic disease which results in neurodegeneration has been discovered by experts at the University of Sussex.
How our brains are biologically tuned to be influenced by confident people
New research from the University of Sussex has shown for the first time why confident people are able to shift our beliefs so effectively.
Consciousness expert awarded Wellcome Engagement Fellowship
A leading consciousness scientist at the University of Sussex has today (Tuesday 4 October) been named one of Wellcome’s engagement fellows for 2016.
University of Sussex academic guest-edits issue of prestigious Royal Society journal
The latest issue of ‘Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B’ examines how BOLD imaging data is interpreted when measuring brain activity
Snails reveal how two brain cells can hold the key to decision making
Scientists in Sussex Neuroscience discover how just two neurons can drive a sophisticated form of decision making.