Festival Spotlight: Could you condense your thesis into just three minutes? Our 3MT finalists did just that!

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition returned to Sussex last month after an enforced two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. The star of the Festival of Doctoral Research programme, presenters from very different academic fields gathered in the Student Centre on Thursday 9 June to share their research with an enthusiastic audience. Delivering their talks … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Could you condense your thesis into just three minutes? Our 3MT finalists did just that!

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?

Festival Spotlight: Framing PhD research – Image Competition winners revealed

The Festival of Doctoral Research Image Competition showcases the variety and global reach of PhD research at Sussex. Entries were exhibited at the Student Centre during the festival, and the winners announced following the Three Minute Thesis final on Thursday 9 June. This year's images were judged by University photographer Stuart Robinson, Prof Geert De Neve … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Framing PhD research – Image Competition winners revealed

Festival Spotlight: Sussex PhD research on display – Poster Competition winners

Kieran O'Malley is awarded by Prof Jeremy Niven for his winning poster. Image: Stuart Robinson The Research Poster Competition is an integral part of the Festival of Doctoral Research, showcasing the sheer variety and impact of PhD work at Sussex. This year’s shortlist was exhibited during the festival and the winners announced at the prize-giving ceremony … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Sussex PhD research on display – Poster Competition winners

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

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