Join a PhD Wellbeing talk with the Student Life Centre, Wednesday 18 May

Engineering & Informatics have organised a PGR Wellbeing talk with Jolyon Western from the Student Life Centre on Wednesday 18th May, 14:00 - 15:00, and all Sussex doctoral researchers are welcome. Jolyon will be covering areas such as referrals, personal wellbeing, and financial anxieties. This is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you … Continue reading Join a PhD Wellbeing talk with the Student Life Centre, Wednesday 18 May

Join this deep-dive workshop to explore how social science researchers can make room for their most important work

Enterprising Impact Conversations: Make room for your most important workMonday 9 May, 12.30-14.00Book now Whether you want your research to make a difference, or you are motivated by curiosity or the next big challenge, this session will empower you to think more deeply about your relationship with work, and how you can get your most … Continue reading Join this deep-dive workshop to explore how social science researchers can make room for their most important work

Explore different PhD career paths with the Make It Happen interview series this month

Looking for inspiration and insight into the career options available to you once you have your doctorate? As part of the Careers team's Make it Happen 2022, we're running a series of online events featuring a range of PhD alumni now working in academia and industry. Come along to hear about their career paths and … Continue reading Explore different PhD career paths with the Make It Happen interview series this month

Enterprising Impact Conversations: Creating social value in the social sciences through knowledge exchange and commercial practice, 8 March

Enterprising Impact Conversations No.1: Engage knowledge exchange partners to create research impact - why and howTuesday 8 March, 12.30-13.40Register now Join researchers from across the social sciences at the University of Sussex to explore the value of knowledge exchange to the work of social science academics. The conversation will examine how knowledge exchange can shape … Continue reading Enterprising Impact Conversations: Creating social value in the social sciences through knowledge exchange and commercial practice, 8 March

Guest Post: Up the Hill Backwards with literature searching and synonyms

Anthony McCoubrey is the Research Support Supervisor in the Library, providing support to doctoral researchers across all disciplines at Sussex. When I sat down to write this blog my remit was to write about my job, what I do and how the Library’s Research Support team can support doctoral researchers. But like conducting research itself, … Continue reading Guest Post: Up the Hill Backwards with literature searching and synonyms

PhD representation sought for Sussex’s Race Equality Charter Self-Assessment Team

The University's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit is looking for a PhD researcher to sit on their Race Equality Charter Self-Assessment Team (REC SAT). While the position is open to all PhD students they would particularly encourage expressions of interest from those who are from ethnically diverse backgrounds. It is essential to have a representative from the … Continue reading PhD representation sought for Sussex’s Race Equality Charter Self-Assessment Team

Technology Enhanced Learning support for Doctoral Tutors

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) provides resources and support for people teaching at Sussex, from pedagogic advice, to step-by-step guidance on how to use learning technologies. They can be contacted at tel@sussex.ac.uk but there are also a wealth of resources available online. The Teaching Online Learning Anywhere (TOLA) Canvas site was created to support the move … Continue reading Technology Enhanced Learning support for Doctoral Tutors

Career resources for PhD researchers: advice from new careers consultant Kathryn Mountford

Where will your PhD career journey take you? I joined Sussex in August this year, following three decades in Human Resource management, most recently working as the Head of HR at Genomics England. I really enjoyed being part of the leadership team working with the NHS to embed genomic analysis into routine healthcare. Also, working … Continue reading Career resources for PhD researchers: advice from new careers consultant Kathryn Mountford

How do you solve a problem like reference management software? Join our drop-in surgery, 19 November

One thing that the past couple of years has shown us, is just how good for researchers remote learning can be. Putting all the talk of Zoom fatigue aside, remote training enables researchers to fit sessions around their busy work/life schedules, remote conferences have been a blessing for anyone with caring responsibilities, and remote supervision … Continue reading How do you solve a problem like reference management software? Join our drop-in surgery, 19 November

It matters how we open knowledge: Join the Library for Open Access Week, 25-31 October

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