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

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!

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

Turing Internship Network – 12 paid internship opportunities for PhD students

Now recruiting for the 5th time since its launch in 2020, The Turing Internship Network (TIN) offers doctoral students currently enrolled in a PhD at a university in the UK or Ireland the opportunity to undertake exciting and unique 3–6-month placements at one of the Turing’s business partners and collaborators. Through TIN internships students will … Continue reading Turing Internship Network – 12 paid internship opportunities for PhD students

Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Spring – deadline 25 September

The Brilliant Club’s Researcher Development Programme offers PhD and Early Career Researchers a meaningful, paid, professional development opportunity. The Brilliant Club's mission is to support less advantaged pupils to have fair access to university. The Brilliant Club do this by training PhDs and ECRs as tutors to deliver two programmes in non-selective state schools. The Scholars … Continue reading Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Spring – deadline 25 September

Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students

The Universities’ China Committee in London is offering 4th year bursarships for Home Status PhDs who have been studying, or undertaking research on, China-related topics; this to enable writing up or the completion of studies in the period from September 2023. These competitive awards will provide up to £10,000 (major) and £3,000 (lesser) bursaries, each … Continue reading Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students

Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Autumn – deadline 31 July

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

Apply for a Sussex-sponsored place at the Cumberland Lodge ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference this August

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

Call for nominees to the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network committee 2022/23

The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (PGN) is calling for nominations from postgraduate students (Masters and PhD) interested in joining the PGN Executive Committee for the 2022/2023 academic year. About the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Committee The aim of the Postgraduate Network is to bring together postgraduate students in media, communication and cultural studies from different intellectual traditions … Continue reading Call for nominees to the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network committee 2022/23

Industry taster event with Alan Turing Institute and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, apply by 29 June

The Alan Turing Institute and The University of Liverpool’s Distributed Algorithms CDT have joined to host a new opportunity for doctoral students. The industry taster pilot event will take place on Thursday 14th July 2022 at the The Spine in Liverpool. The event offers students an opportunity to meet with colleagues from the Defence Science … Continue reading Industry taster event with Alan Turing Institute and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, apply by 29 June