Following the success of the 2020 event and due to the ongoing uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Fair will again be taking place online, using Talentspace.io as used for the Student Jobs and Volunteering Fair, enabling participants to join online sessions with exhibitors and arrange one-to-one calls with those participating. There will be exhibitors … Continue reading Don’t miss the Virtual Careers Fair this Wednesday 3rd November!
Are you a PhD or early career researcher at Sussex? Whether you want to organise a symposium, an exhibition, a journals club, a website, a workshop or a podcast, we want to fund it! Gain experience writing a funding bid, and develop skills in project management, evaluation and assessment. Apply for up to £750 from the … Continue reading Apply for RLI funding to run your own EDI, wellbeing, public engagement or training event – deadline 29 October
An exciting opportunity for Arts & Humanities researchers to join a three-day series of webinars organised by the CHASE doctoral training partnership. Working with marginalised communities1-3 November 2021, 15.30-17.30 each day Register now A growing number of PhD students and Early Career Researchers have shown interest in pursuing research with and for communities who have … Continue reading Working with marginalised communities: towards an ethical practice for PhD – workshop
Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access (OA), to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make OA the norm in scholarship and research. This … Continue reading It matters how we open knowledge: Join the Library for Open Access Week, 25-31 October
This week sees the launch of the Sussex and Brighton Virtual Careers Fair 2021, taking place on Wednesday 3 November between 10am-4pm via Talentspace, our interactive virtual careers fair platform. Students will have the chance to browse and speak to over 60 employers and organisations from a wide range of sectors including American Express, Creative Process … Continue reading Workshops, Careers Fair and more from the Careers & Entrepreneurship team
What are you going to do after your PhD? If you want to learn about careers beyond academia, figure out how your skills translate to non-academic careers, and open your mind to possibilities, Unleash Your PhD is for you. Unleash Your PhD is a free event produced by a current Post-Doc and a current PhD … Continue reading Thinking about what to do after your PhD? ‘Unleash Your PhD’ free online careers event 25-29 October
Conception X is the UK’s leading deep tech venture programme that helps PhD students turn their research into early stage startups. Over the past three years, Conception X has helped more than 200 researchers acquire entrepreneurial skills and launch their own startups. To explain more about the programme and how you can apply, the team are running two Discovery Sessions. … Continue reading Conception X: Exciting entrepreneurship training for science PhD researchers
A doctorate is exciting but can be overwhelming – you’re leading your own research project, but where do you start? Here are our top recommendations to help you take your first steps. 1. Find out about support services at SussexIf you weren’t able to make our Welcome sessions, or you want to revisit them, the … Continue reading Six top tips if you’re starting your PhD at Sussex
Although the University has returned to classroom teaching, we're aware that for many of you, attending sessions on campus isn't realistic - whether that's because of Covid, or because you're working, have family commitments, or are living elsewhere. While we can't record all of our RDP workshops, we're looking to develop additional online resources where … Continue reading NEW: Online courses in R, intellectual property, networking and web design
Do you have a bright idea for an activity to enhance your professional skills and benefit your research community?Open to doctoral and early career researchers, the RLI Fund gives you greater input into your support and development needs. Apply for up to £750 to organise an initiative focusing on either: equality, diversity and inclusionmental health and wellbeing … Continue reading Researcher-Led Initiatives Fund Autumn 2021 – applications now open!