Researcher-Led Mental Health and Wellbeing Initiatives – Call for applications

We are pleased to announce that the Researcher-Led Mental Health and Wellbeing Initiatives funding scheme has been reopened for further applications. The scheme is offered through the Office for Students funded Understanding the mental health of doctoral researchers project. Current Sussex doctoral researchers are invited to submit proposals for initiatives/interventions designed to benefit the mental health and wellbeing … Continue reading Researcher-Led Mental Health and Wellbeing Initiatives – Call for applications

Round-up: Festival of Doctoral Research 2019

The Doctoral School's Festival of Doctoral Research returned last week for three full days dedicated to showcasing and celebrating doctoral research at Sussex. There were workshops, exhibitions, human books, and a slightly windy BBQ. Here's a quick round-up of what happened.... Tuesday 18th June The Festival kicked off with an interesting and thoughtful discussion on … Continue reading Round-up: Festival of Doctoral Research 2019

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2019

This year's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held on Wednesday 19th 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. Presenting their research with one slide and just 180 seconds, the audience heard from: Fatmah Alhazmi (School of … Continue reading Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2019

Festival of Doctoral Research 2019

Details and booking links for all the events taking place 18th - 20th June Workshop: Changing University Cultures for Doctoral Researchers Tuesday 18th June (10.00 - 12.00) - The Gardner Tower, ACCA How do we create meaningful equality in neoliberal universities where how things look takes precedence over how they are?Is speaking out in the … Continue reading Festival of Doctoral Research 2019

Mapping Queer Geographies Methodology Workshop

A one day interdisciplinary workshop exploring embodied queer research methods Monday 17th June, 09.30 – 17.30, The Phoenix Centre, BrightonLunch provided This one-day workshop, as part of CHASE Feminist Networks’ small project grant, attempts at exploring creative and critical ways of using ‘Walking’ and ‘Story-Telling’ as intersectional and interdisciplinary frames of doing queer-feminist research.  It … Continue reading Mapping Queer Geographies Methodology Workshop

Youth Engagement with Science workshop

Friday, 7 June 2019 from 10:00 to 13:30 (lunch included)AH-103, Ashdown House, University of Sussex Book your place for this workshop exploring the topic of youth engagement with science hosted by the School of Life Sciences and presented by marine biologist Bryony Carter. Workshop objectives: To explore and understand who ‘young people’ are as an audience (ages … Continue reading Youth Engagement with Science workshop