Festival Spotlight: What star sign is the Festival of Doctoral Research?

The Festival of Doctoral Research takes place in June and is a celebration of all things research at Sussex. As part of the celebrations, the Library Research Support team organised a research-related pub quiz for the PhD community, at Room 76 in Falmer Bar. Set across five rounds, a total of 28 questions quizzed researchers … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: What star sign is the Festival of Doctoral Research?

Call for nominees to the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network committee 2022/23

The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (PGN) is calling for nominations from postgraduate students (Masters and PhD) interested in joining the PGN Executive Committee for the 2022/2023 academic year. About the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Committee The aim of the Postgraduate Network is to bring together postgraduate students in media, communication and cultural studies from different intellectual traditions … Continue reading Call for nominees to the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network committee 2022/23

Researchers needed for a survey on social connectedness and PhD mental health

Are you a research student at a UK university? Help researchers at King's College London to understand the relationship between social connectedness and mental health among research students. Complete an online survey (takes around 10 minutes) and a follow-up after five months. Enter for a chance to win £50 vouchers! To participate, click on this Qualtrics survey … Continue reading Researchers needed for a survey on social connectedness and PhD mental health

Industry taster event with Alan Turing Institute and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, apply by 29 June

The Alan Turing Institute and The University of Liverpool’s Distributed Algorithms CDT have joined to host a new opportunity for doctoral students. The industry taster pilot event will take place on Thursday 14th July 2022 at the The Spine in Liverpool. The event offers students an opportunity to meet with colleagues from the Defence Science … Continue reading Industry taster event with Alan Turing Institute and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, apply by 29 June

Festival Spotlight: Framing PhD research – Image Competition winners revealed

The Festival of Doctoral Research Image Competition showcases the variety and global reach of PhD research at Sussex. Entries were exhibited at the Student Centre during the festival, and the winners announced following the Three Minute Thesis final on Thursday 9 June. This year's images were judged by University photographer Stuart Robinson, Prof Geert De Neve … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Framing PhD research – Image Competition winners revealed

Festival Spotlight: Sussex PhD research on display – Poster Competition winners

Kieran O'Malley is awarded by Prof Jeremy Niven for his winning poster. Image: Stuart Robinson The Research Poster Competition is an integral part of the Festival of Doctoral Research, showcasing the sheer variety and impact of PhD work at Sussex. This year’s shortlist was exhibited during the festival and the winners announced at the prize-giving ceremony … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Sussex PhD research on display – Poster Competition winners

Get together with other arts & humanities researchers at the CHASE Summer Social, 1 July

Sussex is hosting the CHASE Summer Social on Friday 1 July, a one-day event that focuses on informal opportunities to meet other arts and humanities researchers and members of the CHASE cohort. Socialise, network and learn, catering from Connie & Cooper included! CHASE Summer Social Friday 1 July, 12.00-19.00University of SussexRegister now ------------- Programme 1200 … Continue reading Get together with other arts & humanities researchers at the CHASE Summer Social, 1 July

British Academy Summer Showcase: Free Researcher Late event, Friday 17 June

Researcher LateBritish Academy Building, Carlton House Terrace, LondonRegister now The British Academy’s annual two-day Summer Showcase is a free festival of ideas for curious minds. Alongside a programme of talks, workshops and performances, 12 British Academy researchers will bring their work to life – from livestreamed global connections and an immersive VR experience, to calligraphy … Continue reading British Academy Summer Showcase: Free Researcher Late event, Friday 17 June

Festival Spotlight: Final Viewing Party for TEDxUniversityofSussex

We'll be reviewing highlights of last week's Festival of Doctoral Research over the coming weeks. Evelina Tarabuta is an undergraduate law student at University of Sussex, and part of the TEDxUoS team. Wednesday 8th June marks the last day of the local TEDxUniversityofSussex project. TEDxUniversityofSussex has now run for a total of two years, with … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Final Viewing Party for TEDxUniversityofSussex

Free lecture for Offa Charter 1,250th anniversary at Herstmonceux Castle this Saturday

This Saturday 11th June there will be a public lecture co-organised between the University of Kent, Queens University Canada, the University of the Arts London, and Bexhill Museum to commemorate the 1,250th anniversary of the Offa Charter of 772. The bounds of this charter rove across the Pevensey Levels and formed part of the borough of … Continue reading Free lecture for Offa Charter 1,250th anniversary at Herstmonceux Castle this Saturday