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This Sussex Life

As everyone who studies or works at the University of Sussex knows, it’s the people who make the place special.

Whatever their background, whatever their role, they each have a story to tell about why they are here.

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“You don’t need a degree in IT to use it”

Many Sussex academics are using new technologies to enliven teaching.

Three winners of the Transformative Technology category of the 2019 Education Awards describe what they are doing to enhance the learning experience for their students.

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Our research


Mums doing lion’s share of childcare and home-learning during lockdown – even when both parents work

19 June 2020

Childcare responsibilities during lockdown are not being shared equally between working parents, psychologists at the University of Sussex have found.


How is lockdown affecting family life? Study participants needed!

30 March 2020

Sussex psychologists are asking parents of primary school age children to complete an online survey to help them track the impact of the pandemic.


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Our people


This Sussex Life. Professor Kate O'Riordan: ‘My hope is to think more inclusively, collaboratively and locally'

18 June 2020

Professor Kate O’Riordan talks about her journey from a thatching assistant to the new Dean-Elect of the School of Media, Arts and Humanities.


This Sussex Life: Undergraduate Julia Reinstein: "My bone marrow was 100 per cent leukaemia cells."

2 June 2020

Neuroscience student Julia Reinstein describes her journey with blood cancer and why she is raising awareness of the treatment that saved her.


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Our University


Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race

15 June 2020

Professor Winfried Hensinger and Dr Sebastian Weidt launch their new quantum computing company 'Universal Quantum' with backing from major investors.


Archive keen to capture life in the time of Covid-19

5 May 2020

A Mass Observation Archive call-out for coronavirus stories and 12 May diaries has led to a flood of enquiries.


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