On Wednesday 27th June, a group of courageous doctoral researchers will take to the stage to compete in our Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. They’ll be condensing their 80,000-word thesis into engaging, three-minute presentations, performed in front of a live audience and judging panel. 3MT is a national competition, and the rules are strict. Armed with only a single, … Continue reading 7 doctoral researchers to brave the stage in Sussex’s Three Minute Thesis competition
Month: May 2018
Five Reasons to Visit the Festival of Doctoral Research
With just over a month to go, we've listed the top five reasons to come along to our very first Festival of Doctoral Research, running from Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 June. There's something for everyone, so take a look at the list below, and visit our webpages for more details. #1 - It’s a chance … Continue reading Five Reasons to Visit the Festival of Doctoral Research
Learn how to plan a researcher-led initiative, event or activity at our Festival of Doctoral Research
We’re excited to be running a Doctoral Community Sandpit workshop on Thursday 28 June, during the University’s first Festival of Doctoral Research. The Sandpit will be a chance for doctoral researchers to gain valuable hands-on experience of planning an activity or initiative, through a competitive game. There will be prizes for the winning team, a … Continue reading Learn how to plan a researcher-led initiative, event or activity at our Festival of Doctoral Research
Sussex researchers to showcase their Public Engagement tricks in exciting pop-up event
The Doctoral School recently announced its upcoming Festival of Doctoral Research, taking place from June 26th-28th. As well as celebrating our doctoral researchers, the Festival also aims to investigate the modern researcher experience. As such, one of our events will cast an eye towards an increasingly vital part of a researcher’s portfolio: public engagement. What … Continue reading Sussex researchers to showcase their Public Engagement tricks in exciting pop-up event
Training, development and a competitive salary: learn to teach with the Researchers in Schools programme.
The Researchers in Schools programme offers a unique opportunity: a fully-salaried route into teaching through a three-year training and professional development scheme designed to turn researchers into high-effective classroom teachers. Delivered by The Brilliant Club, an award-winning charity that exists to widen access to highly-selective universities for pupils from under-represented groups, the programme places participants directly … Continue reading Training, development and a competitive salary: learn to teach with the Researchers in Schools programme.