Lighten your Tuesday at the Meeting House – a meditative space for Sussex Researchers

A meditative space for Sussex Researchers (and others) who want to nurture some stillness, quiet and garner some inner resources to sustain them amid challenges of study, research and work. University of Sussex researchers, Chris McDermott and Ella Delaine are hosting meditation sessions, using a variety of exercises, designed to help researchers wind down, nurture … Continue reading Lighten your Tuesday at the Meeting House – a meditative space for Sussex Researchers

Researcher Development Programme – February workshops and events

The Researcher Development Programme (RDP) have opened for registration a number of workshops and events taking place over February, see below some of the upcoming workshops and view the full schedule and details via our webpages. Please note that workshops are added on a rolling basis so do keep checking our webpages for new additions throughout … Continue reading Researcher Development Programme – February workshops and events

SHAPE Pre-Accelerator Programme – supporting researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts explore routes to generating sustainable impact

The SHAPE Pre-Accelerator is a pilot online programme that supports researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts explore routes to generating sustainable impact at scale. Participants from six UK Universities will come together to identify new audiences who could benefit from their research and explore financially sustainable models for generating impact. Offline, participants … Continue reading SHAPE Pre-Accelerator Programme – supporting researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts explore routes to generating sustainable impact

Career Success for PhD Researchers: The Importance of Networking

Networking is an essential skill for PhD researchers looking to succeed in their careers. Whether you are seeking a job in academia, industry, government, or non-profit organizations, networking helps you build relationships and gain access to valuable information and resources. Here are some tips for career focused networking as a PhD researcher: Attend conferences and … Continue reading Career Success for PhD Researchers: The Importance of Networking

PhD Creative Outlets Craft and Chat Spring schedule – organised by PhD researchers for PhD researchers!

The first sessions of this year’s Spring Term Creative Outlets craft and chat community are out! All PhD students are welcome to attend. No experience is necessary! All materials are provided, and everyone is welcome, whether you’re into crafting or you just want to drop in for a chat and refreshments. All sessions are in the … Continue reading PhD Creative Outlets Craft and Chat Spring schedule – organised by PhD researchers for PhD researchers!

Starting your doctorate at Sussex this month? Induction events, 25 -31 January

This week is Induction Week for anyone starting a PhD at Sussex this January! We’re excited to welcome you to the doctoral community with a series of events that will start you on your PhD journey. Our induction events introduce some of the key services that support PhD researchers at Sussex, offer you a chance … Continue reading Starting your doctorate at Sussex this month? Induction events, 25 -31 January

ESW Innovation Event (16 February) – Experiences and opportunities for innovation in the social sciences

This 2 hour session presented by the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sussex sets out to provide a space for sharing experiences, challenges and ideas around developing innovation in the social sciences. Academics often see entrepreneurship and commercialisation of academic activities through developing for external audiences as being more closely … Continue reading ESW Innovation Event (16 February) – Experiences and opportunities for innovation in the social sciences

Call for applications for 2023 British Library PhD Placement Scheme

Opportunity for PhD students Current PhD students are invited to apply to the British Library PhD Placement Scheme. Placement projects are offered from a variety of areas across the Library for 3 months or part-time equivalent, to be undertaken from June 2023 onwards. Many of the projects are suitable for partial or full remote working. … Continue reading Call for applications for 2023 British Library PhD Placement Scheme

Applications for the 2023 BFWG Academic Doctoral Awards are now open!

The competition for the British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) annual academic awards is now open!   One of BFWG’s main aims is to support women studying in higher education, to advance their work and create opportunities for career development. The British Federation of Women Graduates academic awards are for women who will be in, … Continue reading Applications for the 2023 BFWG Academic Doctoral Awards are now open!

Preparing for job interviews as a PhD researcher

As a PhD researcher or graduate, you’ll have spent years honing your research skills and becoming an expert in your field. However, when it comes to job interviews, many PhDers may find themselves at a loss. This is  why it’s so important to prepare for job interviews, whether in industry, with a non for profit … Continue reading Preparing for job interviews as a PhD researcher