The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is back at Sussex for 2023! The final will take place on Thursday 08 June, as part of the Doctoral School’s Festival of Doctoral Research. 3MT is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland that challenges doctoral researchers to describe their research in only three minutes to a … Continue reading Up for a challenge? Join the 3MT competition and deliver your research in just 3 minutes!
Learning from our alumni – Doctoral School Alumni Careers Panel on Friday 31 March
As a post-graduate researcher, you may be wondering what lies ahead after your time at Sussex. What are the challenges that await you and what the career paths available? How can you make the most of your PhD? Fortunately, you don't have to look far for answers as we are hosting a PhD alumni panel … Continue reading Learning from our alumni – Doctoral School Alumni Careers Panel on Friday 31 March
Right(s) place at the right(s) time: author rights in academic publishing – Webinar on 27 March
Date and time: Mon, 27 March 2023, 14:00 – 15:30 BSTLocation: Online You’ve done the hard work, you’ve written up your findings, you’ve submitted to your journal of choice…and the paper is accepted (hurrah!). What happens next? For many researchers, it’s a bit of a mystery - after all, you’re going to be published, so who … Continue reading Right(s) place at the right(s) time: author rights in academic publishing – Webinar on 27 March
“Picture a Scientist” Screening for International Women’s Day – Wednesday 08 March, 2pm
8 March 2023 14:00 until 15:30 University of Sussex Campus - Chichester 1 Lecture Theatre The Schools of Engineering and Informatics and Life Sciences at the University of Sussex are co-hosting a screening of the film Picture a Scientist in recognition of International Women’s Day. Picture a Scientist, by filmmakers Ian Cheney and Sharon Shattuck, is a feature-length documentary that uses a combination of statistics and personal experiences to examine the role … Continue reading “Picture a Scientist” Screening for International Women’s Day – Wednesday 08 March, 2pm
Sussex PhD community invited to participate in the contest “Write your PhD story in 100 words”
A group of PhD students from SPRU are organizing a contest called "Write your PhD story in 100 words", in which all the PhD community from Sussex will be invited to participate and write their PhD story in a non-academic way. This competition is open for academics, lecturers, professors, research fellows and current PhD students. An award ceremony will … Continue reading Sussex PhD community invited to participate in the contest “Write your PhD story in 100 words”
Work Opportunity for PhD students – PhD Subject Facilitator needed (apply by 06 March)
The Widening Participation team are recruiting for a PhD Subject Facilitator to provide subject workshops developed for various age ranges that can be offered as part of programmes and projects with children and young people in local schools and colleges. Events could be on campus, or sometimes delivered in schools or colleges. They are looking … Continue reading Work Opportunity for PhD students – PhD Subject Facilitator needed (apply by 06 March)
Take 5: Digital productivity for researchers – short, facilitated, self-study courses for PGRs on Canvas
This is an online course, running from Monday 13th to Friday 17th March 2023. In this short online course, running from Monday to Friday, we will be exploring and learning together with lots of opportunities for you to try tools that look interesting to you. Members of the Educational Enhancement team will be on call … Continue reading Take 5: Digital productivity for researchers – short, facilitated, self-study courses for PGRs on Canvas
Researcher Development Programme – March workshops and events
The Researcher Development Programme (RDP) have opened for registration a number of workshops and events taking place over March, see below some of the upcoming workshops and view the full schedule and details via our webpages. Please note that workshops are added on a rolling basis so do keep checking our webpages for new additions throughout … Continue reading Researcher Development Programme – March workshops and events
PhD Creative Outlets Craft and Chat Spring schedule – organised by PhD researchers for PhD researchers!
The first sessions of this year’s Spring Term Creative Outlets craft and chat community are out! All PhD students are welcome to attend. No experience is necessary! All materials are provided, and everyone is welcome, whether you’re into crafting or you just want to drop in for a chat and refreshments. All sessions are in the … Continue reading PhD Creative Outlets Craft and Chat Spring schedule – organised by PhD researchers for PhD researchers!
Creating waves! Podcasting workshop for researchers on Friday 03 March
Date and time: Friday 03 March, 11:00-12:30Venue: Woodland 5, The Student Centre Podcasts - short audio or screen-cast recordings - can be a great way of explaining or promoting your research to a wider audience, and are a great tool for use within an educational context. In this hands-on session participants will be introduced to … Continue reading Creating waves! Podcasting workshop for researchers on Friday 03 March