The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition returned to Sussex last month after an enforced two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. The star of the Festival of Doctoral Research programme, presenters from very different academic fields gathered in the Student Centre on Thursday 9 June to share their research with an enthusiastic audience. Delivering their talks … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Could you condense your thesis into just three minutes? Our 3MT finalists did just that!
Jilan Wei is a PhD researcher in MAH. These sessions form her Researcher-Led Initiatives funded project. **NOTE: The in-person session has been rescheduled to Thursday 28 July due to train strikes** I would like to invite you to join my RLI-funded project Talk on tea: tea poems, tea rituals, tea making and tasting. The project is comprised of … Continue reading Talk on Tea: Learn about tea poems, rituals, making and tasting this month
The Brilliant Club’s Researcher Development Programme offers PhD and Early Career Researchers a meaningful, paid, professional development opportunity. Our mission is to support less advantaged pupils to have fair access to university. We do this by training PhDs and ECRs as tutors to deliver two programmes in non-selective state schools. The Scholars Programme allows researchers … Continue reading Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Autumn – deadline 31 July
Rather than close the C-REC to applications for ethics review for a period to cover summer leave, we will be keeping the Committee open through July to August, but with the caveat that turnaround times may be slower than usual due to the reduced availability of reviewers. It will not be possible to process requests … Continue reading Summer applications to the Sciences & Technology Ethics Committee (C-REC)
The ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference at Cumberland Lodge offers PhD students and early career researchers from across the UK the opportunity to share their experiences with each other, learn communication and engagement skills, and develop lasting networks. This year’s conference, held in Windsor Great Park, will take place between Monday 15 and Friday 19 … Continue reading Apply for a Sussex-sponsored place at the Cumberland Lodge ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference this August
The Runnymede Trust is convening a summit on race equality and migrants' rights at the University of Leeds, over the weekend of 2 - 4 September. The summit will include a wide number of events and parallel sessions, including an art exhibition, film shows, round table discussions, workshops and skills based training. While we are … Continue reading Call for papers: Runnymede Trust summit on race equality and migrants’ rights, 2-4 September