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Short Burst Activities in Lectures Part 1. Herd Immunity

May

15

 
Short Burst Activities – Introduction. My teaching philosophy is that the most effective teaching fosters an active participation in learning and in my roles as a University professor and as a ...

When big brand marketing goes wrong...

Mar

31

 
Jack Wills, with its quintessential tagline of ‘Fabulously British’, is known for being a student-friendly premium-clothing brand. For many undergraduates, particularly those in the more a...

Are neonicotinoids killing birds (part 2)

Mar

29

 
This article will make more sense if you read my previous blog first! In a recent online article NFU’s Dr Chris Hartfield is quoted as saying: “Dave Goulson’s theories about neo...

Are neonicotinoids killing birds?

Mar

07

 
Philip Lymbery, chief executive of Compassion in World Farming, has just launched his new book “Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were.” In it, he suggests that neonicotinoid insecticides m...

How to improve your academic performance?

Feb

27

 
Academia is concerned with finding the links between the values of how exercise can enhance the academic performance of a student. What this report will be assessing is whether the introduction of yog...

Are robotic bees the future?

Feb

07

 
There have been a number of scientific papers published in recent years discussing the possibility of building miniature flying robots to replace bees and pollinate crops. Clumsy prototypes have ...

To book or not to book?

Jan

24

 
With all of the holiday booking going on lately I’ve been on a lot of hotel and apartment rental websites. This got me thinking: what elements make a booking system easy to use? What informatio...

On neonicotinoids and impartiality in scientific research.

Jan

16

 
Last week my group posted online a lengthy review of new evidence (post 2013) relating to the possible risks posed by neonicotinoid insecticides to the environment: “The Environmental Risks of...

Gaining work experience as a first year

Jan

06

 
As a first-year student, you’re relatively new to your course, never mind the world of work, which can make landing an internship difficult. In order to guarantee your future success in your sec...

How are websites built to compliment business goals?

Dec

14

 
My girlfriend has recently been doing some extensive research into beauty and aesthetic clinics as she wants to treat herself to a beauty treatment. As a result, I’ve been exposed to a lot of di...

How Digital Technology Is Shaping The Corporate World

Oct

25

 
An insider view of technology’s effect on business -Digital & You Event Last Tuesday saw a range of companies from all over Mid Sussex join together at a local exhibition to discover way...

Will the UK retain the neonicotinoid moratorium post-Brexit?

Oct

14

 
A couple of weeks ago the Society of Chemical Industry held a meeting in London to discuss “Are neonicotinoids killing bees?” As you might guess from the name of the people organising it, ...

Appear in our online prospectus!

Sep

21

 
Future students are keen to see what it’s really like to study at Sussex. And the best way for them to find out is to show them what current students get up to – and for that, we need help...

“Bee Informed” – but not by this propaganda

Apr

26

 
Pop in to your local Homebase, find the long aisles where the plethora of garden pesticides are arrayed, and you will now find glossy leaflets prominently displayed with a picture of a bumblebee on...

Are you making use of your web space?

Apr

13

 
Did you know that anyone with a Sussex ITS username can set up a personal website on the University’s servers..? Look – I did it. Take a look, as it gives some suggestions as to what...

A Look at Linux … part 1

Mar

02

 
Q: What do Amazon, this fridge and the Hadron collider have in common? A: They’re all run on Linux. We all know that one person, right? That one person who has more computers than they ...

PA55W0rDs ar3 Ch@ng!ng

Feb

26

 
The wisdom is simple; a strong password is a long password (and more rhyming fun later in the post). That’s why, from February 24 2016, new ITS passwords created must be ten characters or m...

Tweet Tweet

Feb

15

 
Harness the power of the little blue bird As I see it, there are two ways to use Twitter at uni. For arguments’ sake, I’m going to name one the student life approach, and the other the...

Why Are Some Muslims in Britain Choosing Sharia?

Feb

05

 
Groundbreaking research on Sharia councils in Britain was presented at a debate in the House of Lords on 12th January. Chaired by Labour MP George Howarth, and hosted by the Henry Jackson Society, Dut...

“Recall, Adapt, Apply” - how to increase student’s confidence in their employability skills

Jan

28

 
My goal is to help students to develop increased confidence in their abilities to think and adapt and by doing this to enhance their employability skills. Why do it? The ability to apply prior kn...
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