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Using techniques learnt in astrophysics, researchers can now forecast drought up to ten weeks ahead

21 July 2020

Researchers at the University of Sussex have developed a system which can accurately predict a period of drought in East Africa up to ten weeks ahead.

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.

Not-for-profit founder among four Sussex alumni to receive British Council awards

4 April 2019

A graduate who has tirelessly worked to improve the lives of people in marginalised communities in South Africa has received a British Council award.

University of Sussex world’s best for development studies for third year running

27 February 2019

Sussex is number one in the world for development studies for the third consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

University of Sussex’s Centre for Study of Corruption announces new Professor of Anti-Corruption Practice

19 February 2019

UK Head of Transparency International, Robert Barrington, has been appointed professor in practice at the Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption.

Leading sustainability experts call for more efficient approach to deliver UN goals

11 July 2018

Dozens of global sustainability experts and stakeholders have called for urgent action to deliver UN goals.

Sussex highlights importance of UN Sustainable Development Goals in Parliament

21 June 2018

The Sussex Sustainability Research Programme has held an event in Parliament, to highlight the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Report calls on global apparel brands to fund compensation schemes for garment factory workers

14 March 2018

Five years after the Rana Plaza garment factory tragedy, clothes factory workers still do not have the right to compensation for death or injury.

Sussex co-hosts international roundtable on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

2 March 2018

Representatives from organisations including the UN, UK government, academia and environmental groups will look at interactions of the 17 SDGs.

New initiative by religious groups provides safe passage to vulnerable refugees

31 October 2017

University of Sussex policy briefing on Humanitarian Corridors – a new way of helping vulnerable refugees that is gaining momentum in Europe.

Sussex-led international study looks at the life chances of migrants

11 June 2014

A Sussex geographer is leading a major project on the vulnerability of migrants who have moved to some of the world’s most pressured cities.

Sussex Anthropologist examines the social meltdown in Greece

26 September 2012

Sussex social anthropologist Dr Dimitris Dalakoglou explains in a documentary how Athens has become the stage for strikes and protests.

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