Introduction to Entrepreneurship for PhD researchers (ONLINE) – Monday 5th December, 14:00-15:00

The research environment offers many opportunities for enterprising individuals. You might be contemplating how you can build a business from your research or using your researcher capabilities, or perhaps you have never contemplated this. This workshop will give you an overview of entrepreneurship and the support available to you from the Entrepreneurship team at Sussex. … Continue reading Introduction to Entrepreneurship for PhD researchers (ONLINE) – Monday 5th December, 14:00-15:00

Sussex Nightline – a confidential listening service run for students by Sussex students

Have you heard of Sussex Nightline? Sussex Nightline is a confidential listening service run for students by Sussex students. It offers non-judgmental and non-advisory support for its callers, no matter what situation they are in. Nightline accepts all calls, be it for a casual chat or to support those who are really struggling. It runs overnight while … Continue reading Sussex Nightline – a confidential listening service run for students by Sussex students

Introducing Charity Ubia – your Postgraduate Research Officer at the Students’ Union

Charity Ubia is a PhD researcher at the University of Sussex Business School and joined Sussex in September 2022. Charity was recently elected as Postgraduate Research Officer at the Students' Union representing all doctoral researchers at Sussex.  My research explores the role of Nation Branding in Nigeria's Oil and Gas Industry. This study aims to examine the … Continue reading Introducing Charity Ubia – your Postgraduate Research Officer at the Students’ Union

Careers and Entrepreneurship Ideas Lab Programme 2022 – 8x week series of workshops

Have a passion, side-hustle or hobby you'd like to explore further? An idea you want to turn into your own business? Or perhaps you want to develop your Entrepreneurial skillset? Whatever the reason, come along and join the Careers and Entrepreneurship Team as part of their Ideas Lab programme 2022 running throughout this autumn term! … Continue reading Careers and Entrepreneurship Ideas Lab Programme 2022 – 8x week series of workshops

English Language for Academic Study: improve your Academic English

A member of the ELAS team helps a student with her work English Language for Academic Study (ELAS), within the Sussex Centre for Language Studies (SCLS), offers workshops which cover aspects of Academic English, including culture and practice (study skills); Drop-in Hours; Time to Write Sessions and 1:1 tutorials. They aim to help students who have … Continue reading English Language for Academic Study: improve your Academic English

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