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Farthing watches the pounds

The Vice-Chancellor Michael Farthing has had a busy year. In the last 12 months he has forced through considerable structural reforms, begun to plan Sussex’s path out of the recession…

Anger over university bosses vetting scientific research

Sussex scientists have accused University management of impinging on academic freedom after a new centralised vetting procedure was introduced for research funding applications. Many academics were said to be furious…

Stand-off continues over restructuring plans

Meetings have been held (and missed), decision-making groups set up, positions filled, petitions signed and poll results counted. The result? For better or worse, the University of Sussex is rapidly,…

Heads of Schools controversy

The reorganized selection process provokes Sussex academics The selection of the new Heads of Schools at the University has begun but the process has attracted fierce criticism from Sussex academics.…