Life Sciences research


Podcast: Chris Sandom on his research into rewilding and paleo-ecology

Recorded in March 2019

We speak to Dr Chris Sandom, a specialist in rewilding and paleo-ecology, who has fed into Government reviews on Rewilding and Ecosystem services and provided evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee, in our latest episode of Impacted.


Shining a light on the impact of pesticides on bees

Professor Dave Goulson’s research into the impact of pesticides on bumblebees has been widely cited in the media, and has led governments to take action to better protect insects.

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The bigger biodiversity picture

Professor Jorn Scharlemann is using small-scale data to see bigger patterns in biodiversity.

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Features

From diagnosis to life with a genetic condition

Professor Alan Lehmann has helped families live their lives to the full after being diagnosed with xeroderma pigmentosum.

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See how we're working to tackle Dementia

Save one species and countless others benefit

Mika Peck is helping to rescue the brown-headed spider monkey from extinction.

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See how we're protecting the world's cereal crops after discovering a new protein

Professor Dave Goulson, Biologist and co-director of The Buzz Club, talks about how his work is raising the awareness of declining bee populations and the ways to save them.


News

New report reveals true impact of insect apocalypse and calls for urgent action

13 November 2019

A report by a Sussex Professor warns that if insect declines aren't halted, ecosystems will collapse with ‘profound consequences for human wellbeing’.


Aggressive brain tumour could be diagnosed with simple blood test

20 August 2019

New research by Sussex scientists could be the first step towards developing a blood test to diagnose Glioblastoma.


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