Get involved for a chance to win! Festival of Doctoral Research, 6-10 June

The Festival of Doctoral Research returns this June, bringing together the doctoral community to showcase and celebrate the diversity, depth, and importance of PhD research at Sussex. Taking place over five days (Monday 6th - Friday 10th June), there will be a range of online and in-person events on offer and lots of opportunities to take part.We'll be sharing the full … Continue reading Get involved for a chance to win! Festival of Doctoral Research, 6-10 June

‘Neurodiversity is a huge part of our doctoral journey’: Resources and support for neurodivergent researchers, and their supervisors

I realised that I have ADHD not long after beginning my PhD, and suddenly, everything made sense. Just like every other neurodivergent person doing a PhD, I started looking for everything I could find on the Internet about doing a PhD with ADHD, and researching tools that I can use to make my journey easier. … Continue reading ‘Neurodiversity is a huge part of our doctoral journey’: Resources and support for neurodivergent researchers, and their supervisors

Inclusion, Accessibility & Solidarity Through Methods: Register now for the Sussex Research Hive virtual conference, 9-10 May

The Sussex Research Hive Scholars are pleased to announce their virtual doctoral conference on inclusion, accessibility and solidarity through methods. As doctoral researchers, we represent a community of researchers applying a spectrum of methodologies to address, challenge, and ultimately improve local, national and international communities. We want to showcase how doctoral researchers are applying research methods and/or designs to … Continue reading Inclusion, Accessibility & Solidarity Through Methods: Register now for the Sussex Research Hive virtual conference, 9-10 May

Creative Outlets spring sessions: join other researchers for community, craft and chat

The final four sessions of this year's Creative Outlets craft and chat community are out. Do you fancy trying your hand at printing, mapping, drawing or painting? No experience 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. 28 … Continue reading Creative Outlets spring sessions: join other researchers for community, craft and chat

The Research Culture Seeding Fund is seeking researchers to pitch and run pilot projects

Do you have an idea around research culture that you'd like to develop? The Research Staff Office invites you to apply to the Research Culture Seeding (RCS) Fund, part of a range of initiatives that the University has launched recently to help foster a creative, inclusive, and collaborative research culture here at Sussex.  Open to … Continue reading The Research Culture Seeding Fund is seeking researchers to pitch and run pilot projects

Spring round of Researcher-Led Initiatives open (21 March-22 April)

Do you have a bright idea for an activity to enhance your professional skills and benefit the research community at Sussex? Open to doctoral and early career researchers, the Doctoral School's Researcher-Led Initiatives Fund gives you greater input into your support and development needs. From journal clubs to community meet-ups, symposiums to podcasts, apply for … Continue reading Spring round of Researcher-Led Initiatives open (21 March-22 April)

Creative Outlets spring schedule – fortnightly craft and chat sessions led by researchers, for researchers

Creative Outlets is a regular meet-up organised by three doctoral researchers at Sussex to bring the PhD community together, get you talking and creating. Whether you're an experienced crafter or want to try something new, all abilities are welcome. The group meets every other Thursday, 4-6pm in the Meeting House on campus. It's completely free, … Continue reading Creative Outlets spring schedule – fortnightly craft and chat sessions led by researchers, for researchers

Wanted – Social Sciences PGR Rep

If you're studying a PhD in the social sciences at Sussex and want to get involved in representing your doctoral community at University level this is for you! The role involves just two meetings before now and the end of the academic year - on 31 January (10.00-12.00) and 9 May (10.00-12.00). Full support will … Continue reading Wanted – Social Sciences PGR Rep

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

Treat yourself at the Fab Feminist Festive Fair, Thursday 9 December

All welcome at Fab Feminist Festive Fair, a mini-market of festive goodies and cheer featuring local, ethical, women-led businesses transforming the way we shop and live. Including The Ethical Shop and The Feminist Bookshop! Where: Falmer House reception, University of Sussex campus When: Thursday 9 December 11.00 - 15.00 No need to book, just pop … Continue reading Treat yourself at the Fab Feminist Festive Fair, Thursday 9 December