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Professor Rachel Mills, Provost, welcomes readers from the Sussex community and outlines our key priorities for the 60th anniversary year.

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Sussex at 60

From bold beginnings to the highlights of the University’s diamond anniversary year.

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Challenging the status quo

How a prestigious scholarship has been providing life-changing education to tomorrow’s leaders.

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Beneath the canopy

From the mighty oaks to the rare elms, we celebrate some of the beautiful and significant trees on campus.

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A formula for life

Sustainable Sussex, how mathematical modelling is boosting Ukraine’s crop yields and how podcasts are helping farmers in conflict zones.

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Digital futures

Professor Jacqueline O'Reilly explains how technological advances are shaping the way we live and work.

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History lessons

Oral history from members of the UK Women’s Liberation Movement offers lessons in respectful listening and the power of coalitions for today’s activists.

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Treasures of the Keep

From a 15th century version of a Benedictine monk’s chronicle to hundreds of people’s diaries documenting what they did on 12 May 2021, we take a glimpse into the archives of the University’s Special Collections.

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The kindness of strangers

Opinion piece: Professor Robin Banerjee explores what it means to be kind and explains why, particularly at the moment,  kindness matters.

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Would you believe it?

Opinion piece: Professor Ivor Gaber on the rise of fake news and the future of political journalism.

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The fight against cronyism

Opinion piece: Professor Liz David-Barrett discusses how her research helps policy-makers to pinpoint the risk of corruption in public procurement.

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Together we’re stronger

The Sussex Connector Programme has seen students, staff and alumni work together to enhance life experiences on campus and beyond.

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Let's talk about death

Meet Louise Harman (Literature and Philosophy 2020) who has set up Louise on Death, a movement and enterprise that aims to encourage curiosity over recovery and open conversation about death.

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Alumni library

Books and podcasts authored by Sussex alumni and academics in the past year.

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Alumni news

Career milestones, community heroes, new ventures and awards

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Young, gifted and black

Michael Fuller (AFRAS 1978) was the UK’s first black Chief Constable. Now a criminal justice consultant advising the Home Office on race issues, he reflects on growing up in care, his Sussex education and the racism he experienced throughout his 34-year police career.

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Genetic disposition

Inventor of a rapid PCR testing machine for SARS CoV-2, Jonathan O’Halloran (BIOLS 1994) is passionate about creating diagnostics that work anywhere in the world and supporting the next generation of biotech entrepreneurs.

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