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

Become a Brilliant Club tutor – paid professional development opportunity for PhD students

Are you looking for paid work that will develop your public engagement skills, increase the impact of your research and help widen participation in higher education? The Brilliant Club's Researcher Development Programme offers PhD and early career researchers a meaningful, paid, professional development opportunity. Their mission is to support less advantaged students to access the … Continue reading Become a Brilliant Club tutor – paid professional development opportunity for PhD students

Apply for RLI funding to run your own EDI, wellbeing, public engagement or training event – deadline 29 October

Are you a PhD or early career researcher at Sussex? Whether you want to organise a symposium, an exhibition, a journals club, a website, a workshop or a podcast, we want to fund it! Gain experience writing a funding bid, and develop skills in project management, evaluation and assessment. Apply for up to £750 from the … Continue reading Apply for RLI funding to run your own EDI, wellbeing, public engagement or training event – deadline 29 October

Conception X: Exciting entrepreneurship training for science PhD researchers

Conception X is the UK’s leading deep tech venture programme that helps PhD students turn their research into early stage startups.  Over the past three years, Conception X has helped more than 200 researchers acquire entrepreneurial skills and launch their own startups. To explain more about the programme and how you can apply, the team are running two Discovery Sessions. … Continue reading Conception X: Exciting entrepreneurship training for science PhD researchers