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Sussex is a leading research university, as reflected in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Over 90 per cent of Sussex research activity was rated as world leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised, confirming the University among the leading 30 research universities in the UK, on a simple average across all scores. 18 subjects rank in the top 20 for research in the UK, across the arts, sciences and social sciences, with American studies ranked number 1 in the UK, Politics number 2, and Art history number 3.


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John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy in the limousine in Dallas minutes before the assassination. Walt Cisco/Dallas Morning News

JFK assassination 60 years on: seven experts on what to watch, see and read to understand the event and its consequences

The event shocked the world. But it also sparked the minds of filmmakers, authors, artists and conspiracy theorists.
Mujeres mayas tzeltales asisten a una celebración nupcial multitudinaria en Zinacantán, México, en marzo de 2023. SL-Photography/Shutterstock

El enigma de la supervivencia de las lenguas indígenas en México

Los sociolingüistas sugieren que en el próximo siglo desaparecerá el 90% de las lenguas del mundo, debido en gran parte a que las lenguas coloniales dominan las economías, la educación y la gobernanza. A pesar de que los bilingües tienen dos puntos porcentuales más de probabilidades de estar empleados.
Photographer Humphrey Spender joined Mass-Observation in the 1930s, documenting British working class lives. Trinity Mirror/Mirrorpix/Alamy

‘A weather-map of popular feeling’: how Mass-Observation was born

Since 1937, this sociological project has sought to catalogue the nation’s feelings on everything from royal weddings and football matches to wars, dreams and elections.


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