‘There is life beyond the PhD!’ Attending the Cumberland Lodge Conference

In August 2022, the ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference took place at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park. Two PhD researchers and one ECR were funded by Sussex to attend, offering them the opportunity to share their experiences with other researchers from around the UK and to take part in invaluable training in communication, public engagement, and … Continue reading ‘There is life beyond the PhD!’ Attending the Cumberland Lodge Conference

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

PGRs invited to Sexual Dissidence “Away” Afternoon – Fri Nov 11 – Save the Date

INVITATION: Sex Diss “Away” Afternoon Fri 11 Nov  WHEN: Fri 11 Nov, 2-5pm (2-3 for PGR focus, 3-5 for everyone)  WHERE: Silverstone SB302 and over Zoom (please contact samuel.solomon@sussex.ac.uk for Zoom link if you will be attending remotely)  WHO: Anyone who has been or would like to be connected to the work of the Centre … Continue reading PGRs invited to Sexual Dissidence “Away” Afternoon – Fri Nov 11 – Save the Date

SPARKLE: challenges & opportunities in proposing a national repository for practice research – Open Access Week Seminar on 24 October

Monday 24 October, 3pm- 4:30pm, Sussex Humanities Lab - Silverstone SB211 Practice research is a broad community that covers a range of disciplines including the creative arts, global health, the humanities and social work, and this community is not well-served by current text-focussed repository solutions. Practice research needs a more considered approach to accommodate a wider … Continue reading SPARKLE: challenges & opportunities in proposing a national repository for practice research – Open Access Week Seminar on 24 October

‘Democratise Your Impact: A Taster Workshop in Participatory Research’ – a day-long seminar on 29 November

Researchers will have the opportunity to learn more about partnerships with non-academic groups at ‘Democratise Your Impact: A Taster Workshop in Participatory Research,’ a day-long seminar on 29 November, presented by the Institute of Development Studies.   Participatory research integrates scientific investigation with education and political action, in which researchers work with members of a … Continue reading ‘Democratise Your Impact: A Taster Workshop in Participatory Research’ – a day-long seminar on 29 November

Sign up for Thesis Boot Camp (03-04 December), an intensive, supportive weekend of writing for late-stage researchers

Are you a late-stage doctoral researcher struggling to finish your thesis? Finding it tough to get motivated and keep putting off your writing? Thesis Boot Camp is for YOU, and has been confirmed for on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December. Join other researchers for an intensive and supportive weekend of writing, giving you the necessary time, … Continue reading Sign up for Thesis Boot Camp (03-04 December), an intensive, supportive weekend of writing for late-stage researchers

Researcher Development Programme – November workshops and events

The Researcher Development Programme (RDP) have opened for registration a number of workshops and events taking place over November, see below some of the upcoming workshops and view the full schedule and details via our webpages. Please note that workshops are added on a rolling basis so do keep checking our webpages for new additions throughout … Continue reading Researcher Development Programme – November workshops and events

Open Research and Climate Justice Seminar – 27th October

12pm - 1pm, Thursday 27th October (online) Join researchers from University of Sussex and the Institute of Development Studies for the first Library Open Research Seminar of the series, this event will explore open research and climate justice. This seminar is part of events for International Open Access Week 2022. This year’s theme seeks to encourage … Continue reading Open Research and Climate Justice Seminar – 27th October

Unleash Your PhD – free 5-day online event for PGRs

As researchers, we are producing cutting-edge knowledge. But it’s often all trapped in academic journals and conference proceedings.  Why would you want your voice to be locked up in an online archive when it could be having an impact in the real world? As a researcher, you produce knowledge and solve problems. You want to … Continue reading Unleash Your PhD – free 5-day online event for PGRs

Free online event on citizen science and participatory research – 20 October

Interested in citizen science and participatory research? Then join ESRC for a free, online event on citizen science and participatory research, Thursday, 20 October 2022, 10:00 – 15:30 BST.  This event aims to inspire and support you to explore what citizen science is and the opportunities it offers, for policymakers, funders and researchers alike. A … Continue reading Free online event on citizen science and participatory research – 20 October