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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.

An imminent lifting of Coronavirus lockdown not significantly more deadly than extending it by weeks

2 May 2020

Lifting the UK lockdown in two weeks would result in similar number of deaths in a second wave as if quarantine was extended to the middle of summer.

Understanding the mathematics of a pandemic

29 April 2020

A University of Sussex academic will explain the mathematics behind the Government’s Coronavirus response in a special online public lecture.

Coronavirus modelling: how should governments time one-shot interventions?

16 March 2020

New mathematical modelling from University of Sussex looks at a scenario when policy makers can make one single major intervention of short duration.

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.

Sussex mathematician's breakthrough on non-toxic pest control which doesn't harm bees

2 May 2019

Dr Konstantin Blyuss' breakthrough on non-toxic pest control will improve cereal crop production without harming bees or other insects.

Cancer treatment could become more effective thanks to computer algorithms

26 April 2019

Researchers have shown how network algorithms could be used improve the effectiveness of cancer treatment by predicting interactions between genes.

Sussex scientists one step closer to clock that could replace GPS and Galileo

11 March 2019

Physicists in the EPic Lab at University of Sussex make crucial development in global race to develop a portable atomic clock

BBC's book of brainteasers includes puzzles from Sussex mathematician

7 September 2018

A senior Sussex lecturer has contributed to a book of brainteasers from BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, which published this week.

Holly’s maths mastery adds up to a role in TV game show

6 March 2014

Maths student Holly Jennings is appearing alongside comedian Dara O’Briain in a TV show that celebrates the ingenuity of problem-solving.

Maths experts are “made, not born”, Sussex study shows

24 September 2013

Sussex neuroscientists show that maths ability is down to hard work rather than natural ability.

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