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 calls for ambitious pesticide reduction target

8 July 2020

A University of Sussex Professor leads a report for The Wildlife Trusts to show how people across society can take action to bring back insects.


When one pixel is enough: ‘single pixel’ vision in fish could help scientists understand how humans see tiny detail

29 May 2020

Recently discovered ‘single-pixel vision’ in fish could help researchers understand how humans are able to spot details like stars in the sky.


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