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

Up for a challenge? Join the 3MT competition and deliver your research in just 3 minutes!

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is back at Sussex for 2022! The final will take place on Thursday 9 June, as part of the Doctoral School’s Festival of Doctoral Research. 3MT is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland that challenges doctoral researchers to describe their research in only three minutes to a … Continue reading Up for a challenge? Join the 3MT competition and deliver your research in just 3 minutes!

Festival Spotlight: Why we should all be making our research LGBTQ+ inclusive – workshop

EDIT: The next LGBTQ+ inclusivity workshop for researchers runs on Tuesday 19 October, register now. Jamie Chan is a PhD researcher and doctoral tutor in the School of Psychology looking at social class and body image. With Dee Dragani, she ran a workshop at the Festival of Doctoral Research on LGBTQ+ inclusivity. “Inclusivity” has become … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Why we should all be making our research LGBTQ+ inclusive – workshop

Festival Spotlight: Showcasing PhD research – poster competition winners

Like the Image competition, the Research Poster Competition is an integral part of the Festival of Doctoral Research, showcasing the variety and reach of PhD work at Sussex. This year's prize winners were announced at the prize-giving ceremony on Thursday 8 July. This year’s judges included Joanna Pickets from the Brilliant Club, Dr Chris Brown, who … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Showcasing PhD research – poster competition winners

Festival Spotlight: Putting PhD research in the frame – Image Competition winners announced

The Research Image Competition is an integral part of the Festival of Doctoral Research, showcasing the sheer variety and global reach of PhD research at Sussex. This year's winners were announced at the prize-giving ceremony following the Festival keynote on Thursday 8 July. The judges, including University photographer Stuart Robinson and Dr Sarah King (Director of … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Putting PhD research in the frame – Image Competition winners announced

Announcing the winners of the Adam Weiler Award for doctoral impact

The Adam Weiler Award is given annually to an exceptional doctoral researcher at Sussex who demonstrates the potential to achieve great impact in their field.  Announced during the online Festival of Doctoral Research on 8 July, this year the award goes to two outstanding researchers. Chantelle Rizan (BSMS) and Maria Bjarnadottir (LPS) are both undertaking pioneering work in emerging areas of … Continue reading Announcing the winners of the Adam Weiler Award for doctoral impact

Festival of Doctoral Research, 5-9 July – get involved and celebrate PhDs @ Sussex!

[This post was edited on 28/06/21 to correct the date of the Research Hive Happy Hour.] The Festival of Doctoral Research returns next month (5-9 July), showcasing the incredible PhD research going on at Sussex with a mix of workshops, panels, competitions and social events. This past year has been difficult for everyone, and while … Continue reading Festival of Doctoral Research, 5-9 July – get involved and celebrate PhDs @ Sussex!

Showcasing the Sussex PhD community – Festival of Doctoral Research, 5-9 July

The Festival of Doctoral Research is back for July 2021! Covid may mean we can't meet in person but that's all the more reason to bring together our doctoral community online to showcase and celebrate PhD research at Sussex.Taking place over five days (Monday 5th - Friday 9th July), there will be ample opportunities across … Continue reading Showcasing the Sussex PhD community – Festival of Doctoral Research, 5-9 July

Festival round-up: Why editing Wikipedia matters to you!

Wikipedia is an online free-content encyclopaedia project aimed at helping to create a community where anyone can share in the result of knowledge. So how do we become part of this community?Through editing Wikipedia!            Wikipedia is often the starting point for people wanting to understand a particular topic, whether that be finding out about a … Continue reading Festival round-up: Why editing Wikipedia matters to you!

Festival round-up: Three Minute Thesis 2020 Final

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) returned to Sussex a few weeks ago for the Festival of Doctoral Research 2020. It was, however, different to previous years as the proceedings took place entirely online! The 3MT event usually takes centre stage at the Festival, and we were determined not to let a global pandemic and national … Continue reading Festival round-up: Three Minute Thesis 2020 Final