Taking place on Wednesday 4 November, the Careers and Employability Centre's annual Careers Fair is entirely online this year, so you can take part from wherever you feel comfortable. With over sixty exhibitors including American Express, Aldi, Fisherwack Health, Teach First, Schroders and Sky, there is a huge range of opportunities on offer for doctoral … Continue reading Join the virtual Careers Fair to meet employers, make connections and explore your options
The CHASE Knowledge Exchange Hub is an exciting new resource enabling CHASE-funded scholars and supervisors to connect and collaborate with external organisations. This may involve gaining valuable professional development/skills from industry, or enlisting specialist outside expertise to assist you with a research problem. By sharing academic research outside a higher-education setting, research findings can have a greater … Continue reading CHASE Knowledge Exchange Hub to build connections with external organisations
Do you want to tackle big industry challenges or launch a startup? Conception X empowers the brightest researchers to explore entrepreneurship as an exciting career choice during their PhD degree, training them to become venture scientists - researchers specifically trained in enterprise skills that address our future economies and societies. The programme is designed to … Continue reading Conception X: Exciting opportunity for elite entrepreneurship training for Science PhD researchers
This short online course, running over five consecutive days from Monday 9th to Friday 13th November, is a chance to explore the tools that interest you and learn alongside other researchers, with Technology Enhanced Learning on hand to guide you. Members of the TEL team will be on call to answer questions, contribute to discussions … Continue reading Digital productivity for doctoral researchers: five-day bitesize course from Technology Enhanced Learning
The next Dialogue & Debate webinar with Cumberland Lodge takes place at 11am on Wednesday 4 November, and poses the question, Is education the answer to social mobility? Education is often seen as the key to boosting social mobility and improving equality of opportunity; but there is also a theory that creating better job opportunities would … Continue reading Free Cumberland Lodge webinar: Is education the answer to social mobility?
The UEA Online Training Series, run by Dr Simon Watts, is open to all doctoral researchers at Sussex. Due to exceptionally high competition for places, all sessions between 17 November and 26 January will be opened for bookings NEXT MONDAY 26 OCTOBER at 12 NOON. Please remember that these workshops are repeated throughout the academic … Continue reading IMPORTANT: Changes to the way UEA Online Training Series is booked
Your PhD is probably the biggest piece of research you've undertaken so far, and juggling numerous references to articles and other resources can quickly get out of hand. It's also a pain to have to write out and format your citations and bibliographies manually. Luckily, there's an app for that! Reference management tools enable you … Continue reading RDP course: Using reference management tools to help your research
This year, the Students’ Union has introduced the new role of PGR Part Time Officer to ensure that research students have a voice in the decisions that affect them. Part Time Officers are part of the Executive team at the Union and play a key role in decision-making and influencing the University. Do you want … Continue reading Get involved in Union decision-making and give doctoral researchers a voice – PGR Part Time Officer
Open Access Week is an annual global event broadening awareness and understanding of open access to scholarly research results and celebrating open access to data, publications and more. This year's theme is Open with Purpose: Taking action to build structural equity and inclusion. The Library is hosting a series of events next week examining the … Continue reading Open Access Week 2020, 19-25 October: Explore open publishing and data practices and how they can benefit your research
The Postgraduate Network of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) is surveying doctoral researchers to find out what training events would be useful in the 2020-21 academic year. If your research covers any of these areas, including sociology and anthropology, take the survey now. For more information about MeCCSA's Postgraduate Network see the … Continue reading MeCCSA Postgraduate Network survey – what training do you want to see?