Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Autumn – deadline 31 July

The Brilliant Club’s Researcher Development Programme offers PhD and Early Career Researchers a meaningful, paid, professional development opportunity. Our mission is to support less advantaged pupils to have fair access to university. We do this by training PhDs and ECRs as tutors to deliver two programmes in non-selective state schools. The Scholars Programme allows researchers … Continue reading Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Autumn – deadline 31 July

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

Apply for the Sussex Doctoral Open Research Prize 2022

As part of its Research England funded initiative to promote Open Research activity at Sussex, the University is pleased to launch its first Doctoral Open Research Prize with a deadline of 13th June 2022. Sussex encourages doctoral students to explore and engage with Open Research practices in their work and study, to maximise the possibility of public … Continue reading Apply for the Sussex Doctoral Open Research Prize 2022

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

Adam Weiler Doctoral Impact Award 2022: nominations now open

Nominations for the 2022 Adam Weiler Award are now open, recognising Sussex PhD researchers who show the potential to achieve outstanding impact with their work. This year, to reflect growing interest in the award, we are increasing the prizes on offer to include a winner and runner-up in each of the three disciplines. Judged by a panel … Continue reading Adam Weiler Doctoral Impact Award 2022: nominations now open

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)

Doctoral Overseas Conference grants to cover travel again

We're thrilled to share with you that the Sussex Fund Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant is reopening to travel and accommodation costs now that research travel is feasible again. If you are a Sussex-registered doctoral researcher planning to present your work at a conference outside the UK, you can apply for a grant to support travel … Continue reading Doctoral Overseas Conference grants to cover travel again

Apply for a British Federation of Women Graduates Academic Award – deadline Friday 4 March

Applications for British Federation of Women Graduates Academic Awards are now being sought. The Awards are made to women doctoral students who will be in, or going into, their third year (or part time equivalent) of work for a research PhD/DPhil etc. in the autumn of 2022. Awards are, in effect, one off prizes varying … Continue reading Apply for a British Federation of Women Graduates Academic Award – deadline Friday 4 March

Find out about applying for an ESRC New Investigators Grant for early career researchers

Spotlight Event: ESRC New Investigators GrantThursday 10 March, 11.30-13.00Register now Late-stage PhD researchers may be interested in this upcoming online event from Sussex's Research Development team on the ESRC New Investigator Grant. These grants of up to £300,000 are available to support new researchers at the start of their careers, based at research organisations eligible for … Continue reading Find out about applying for an ESRC New Investigators Grant for early career researchers