Talk on Tea: Learn about tea poems, rituals, making and tasting this month

Jilan Wei is a PhD researcher in MAH. These sessions form her Researcher-Led Initiatives funded project. **NOTE: The in-person session has been rescheduled to Thursday 28 July due to train strikes** I would like to invite you to join my RLI-funded project Talk on tea: tea poems, tea rituals, tea making and tasting. The project is comprised of … Continue reading Talk on Tea: Learn about tea poems, rituals, making and tasting this month

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

Festival Spotlight: What star sign is the Festival of Doctoral Research?

Anthony McCoubrey is an Academic Services Supervisor (Research) at the University of Sussex Library. The Festival of Doctoral Research takes place in June and is a celebration of all things research at Sussex. As part of the celebrations, the Library Research Support team organised a research-related pub quiz for the PhD community, at Room 76 … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: What star sign is the Festival of Doctoral Research?

Researchers needed for a survey on social connectedness and PhD mental health

Are you a research student at a UK university? Help researchers at King's College London to understand the relationship between social connectedness and mental health among research students. Complete an online survey (takes around 10 minutes) and a follow-up after five months. Enter for a chance to win £50 vouchers! To participate, click on this Qualtrics survey … Continue reading Researchers needed for a survey on social connectedness and PhD mental health

Get together with other arts & humanities researchers at the CHASE Summer Social, 1 July

Sussex is hosting the CHASE Summer Social on Friday 1 July, a one-day event that focuses on informal opportunities to meet other arts and humanities researchers and members of the CHASE cohort. Socialise, network and learn, catering from Connie & Cooper included! CHASE Summer Social Friday 1 July, 12.00-19.00University of SussexRegister now ------------- Programme 1200 … Continue reading Get together with other arts & humanities researchers at the CHASE Summer Social, 1 July

Festival Spotlight: Final Viewing Party for TEDxUniversityofSussex

We'll be reviewing highlights of last week's Festival of Doctoral Research over the coming weeks. Evelina Tarabuta is an undergraduate law student at University of Sussex, and part of the TEDxUoS team. Wednesday 8th June marks the last day of the local TEDxUniversityofSussex project. TEDxUniversityofSussex has now run for a total of two years, with … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Final Viewing Party for TEDxUniversityofSussex

Festival preview: Maker/Creator Drop-in Day, Sussex Humanities Lab

Celebrate the end of the academic year in the Sussex Humanities Lab! The SHL advocates invite you for a day of low-risk, creating, making, and demoing on 9th June from 10-6 pm during the Festival of Doctoral Research. What sort of creating and making? Well... • Art/craft space with drawing, painting, printing, and sculpting materials - … Continue reading Festival preview: Maker/Creator Drop-in Day, Sussex Humanities Lab

Festival of Doctoral Research, 6-10 June – celebrating and showcasing PhDs at Sussex!

The Festival of Doctoral Research returns next month (6-10 June), showcasing the incredible PhD research going on at Sussex with a mix of workshops, panels, competitions and social events. We're thrilled that the Three Minute Thesis Competition is back after a hiatus last year, and that we can offer in-person as well as online events after a … Continue reading Festival of Doctoral Research, 6-10 June – celebrating and showcasing PhDs at Sussex!

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