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Podcast: David Weir exploring the world of textual analysis

In our latest episode of Impacted, we’re exploring the world of textual analysis, social media and big data with David Weir, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Sussex. Research carried out by the Text Analysis Group lab, which David co-founded, revealed that anti-Islamic hate speech spikes on Twitter after acts of terrorism. This is just one of the many insights to come out of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, a collaboration between the University of Sussex and the think tank Demos, which uses Method52, software tools and methodologies developed by the Text Analytics Group.


Feeling without touching

Professor Sri Subramanian is working on a project that will enable you to connect and interact with technology like never before.

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Gastronauts: Developing food ready for the next space race

6 March 2020

Academics develop new food eating experiences for the next generation of astronauts and tourists including made to order 3-D printed food.

University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development

11 February 2020

HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.

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