Doctoral Conferences: A delegate’s eye view

Ian Hadden is a PhD researcher in Psychology. His trip to the ISPP conference was part-funded by the Sussex Fund Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant. See the Doctoral School website for more information and to apply for funding. In July, I attended the 2022 annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP). This took … Continue reading Doctoral Conferences: A delegate’s eye view

Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Spring – deadline 25 September

The Brilliant Club’s Researcher Development Programme offers PhD and Early Career Researchers a meaningful, paid, professional development opportunity. The Brilliant Club's mission is to support less advantaged pupils to have fair access to university. The Brilliant Club do this by training PhDs and ECRs as tutors to deliver two programmes in non-selective state schools. The Scholars … Continue reading Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Spring – deadline 25 September

Welcome to Sussex! Induction events for new researchers this September

**Please note: The date of the online induction has changed to Thursday 29 September.** If you're starting a PhD at Sussex this month - congratulations! We're looking forward to welcoming you at various events and helping you settle in over the next few weeks. The whole University community is saddened at the death of Her … Continue reading Welcome to Sussex! Induction events for new researchers this September

Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students

The Universities’ China Committee in London is offering 4th year bursarships for Home Status PhDs who have been studying, or undertaking research on, China-related topics; this to enable writing up or the completion of studies in the period from September 2023. These competitive awards will provide up to £10,000 (major) and £3,000 (lesser) bursaries, each … Continue reading Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students

Festival Spotlight: Watch our 3MT Finalists present their thesis in just 3 minutes!

This year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held on Thursday 9 June as part of the Doctoral School’s Festival of Doctoral Research, gave a fascinating insight into the diverse areas of doctoral research being conducted at Sussex. With each speaker delivering their presentations to a high quality and in a range of different styles, the judges had some … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Watch our 3MT Finalists present their thesis in just 3 minutes!

Festival Spotlight: Could you condense your thesis into just three minutes? Our 3MT finalists did just that!

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition returned to Sussex last month after an enforced two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. The star of the Festival of Doctoral Research programme, presenters from very different academic fields gathered in the Student Centre on Thursday 9 June to share their research with an enthusiastic audience. Delivering their talks … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Could you condense your thesis into just three minutes? Our 3MT finalists did just that!

Talk on Tea: Learn about tea poems, rituals, making and tasting this month

Jilan Wei is a PhD researcher in MAH. These sessions form her Researcher-Led Initiatives funded project. **NOTE: The in-person session has been rescheduled to Thursday 28 July due to train strikes** I would like to invite you to join my RLI-funded project Talk on tea: tea poems, tea rituals, tea making and tasting. The project is comprised of … Continue reading Talk on Tea: Learn about tea poems, rituals, making and tasting this month

Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Autumn – deadline 31 July

The Brilliant Club’s Researcher Development Programme offers PhD and Early Career Researchers a meaningful, paid, professional development opportunity. Our mission is to support less advantaged pupils to have fair access to university. We do this by training PhDs and ECRs as tutors to deliver two programmes in non-selective state schools. The Scholars Programme allows researchers … Continue reading Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Autumn – deadline 31 July

Summer applications to the Sciences & Technology Ethics Committee (C-REC)

Rather than close the C-REC to applications for ethics review for a period to cover summer leave, we will be keeping the Committee open through July to August, but with the caveat that turnaround times may be slower than usual due to the reduced availability of reviewers.  It will not be possible to process requests … Continue reading Summer applications to the Sciences & Technology Ethics Committee (C-REC)

Apply for a Sussex-sponsored place at the Cumberland Lodge ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference this August

The ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference at Cumberland Lodge offers PhD students and early career researchers from across the UK the opportunity to share their experiences with each other, learn communication and engagement skills, and develop lasting networks. This year’s conference, held in Windsor Great Park, will take place between Monday 15 and Friday 19 … Continue reading Apply for a Sussex-sponsored place at the Cumberland Lodge ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference this August