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

Apply for a 3-6 month placement with the Turing Internship Network

Now recruiting for the 4th time since its launch in 2020, The Turing Internship Network (TIN) offers doctoral students currently enrolled in a PhD at a UK university 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 apply their research expertise and technical skills to tackle real-world … Continue reading Apply for a 3-6 month placement with the Turing Internship Network

Apply for the Sussex Doctoral Open Research Prize 2022

As part of its Research England funded initiative to promote Open Research activity at Sussex, the University is pleased to launch its first Doctoral Open Research Prize with a deadline of 13th June 2022. Sussex encourages doctoral students to explore and engage with Open Research practices in their work and study, to maximise the possibility of public … Continue reading Apply for the Sussex Doctoral Open Research Prize 2022

Narrative CVs: Calling Early Career and Postgraduate Researchers…

As part of Prof. Debbie Keeling’s initiative to accelerate impact culture and capability, the Library has been working with Dr Erika Mancini to explore, promote and support the use of narrative CVs. This is being encouraged by UKRI through their new Resume for Research and Innovation and other funders and organisations. It also fits well with the … Continue reading Narrative CVs: Calling Early Career and Postgraduate Researchers…

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

Have your say on the future of postgraduate research training – UKRI call for input

UKRI have launched a call for input on the New Deal for Postgraduate Research, seeking views and comments from those with an interest in postgraduate research training with a view to shaping future provision. The consultation is broad, asking how doctoral researchers are supported practically and financially, how they are prepared for rewarding careers, how … Continue reading Have your say on the future of postgraduate research training – UKRI call for input

April’s Research with Impact forum will consider the benefits of the narrative CV

Research with Impact forum: Narrative CVs - another tool to enhance research culture?Wednesday 13 April, 14.30 - 16.00 via ZoomRegister now UKRI have developed a single CV format for researchers, based on the Royal Society’s résumé for researchers. These ‘Narrative CVs’ are being requested by funders as a way of supporting researchers to share their … Continue reading April’s Research with Impact forum will consider the benefits of the narrative CV

Doctoral Overseas Conference grants to cover travel again

We're thrilled to share with you that the Sussex Fund Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant is reopening to travel and accommodation costs now that research travel is feasible again. If you are a Sussex-registered doctoral researcher planning to present your work at a conference outside the UK, you can apply for a grant to support travel … Continue reading Doctoral Overseas Conference grants to cover travel again

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