Visa costs added to Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant for Sussex PhD researchers

A change to the Doctoral Overseas Conference (DOC) Grant, coming into force on 9 November 2022, means that for the first time visa costs will be covered by the fund. If you're presenting your doctoral research at a conference overseas and require a visa to travel to the host country, you can now apply for … Continue reading Visa costs added to Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant for Sussex PhD researchers

Got a big idea for a better world? Win £10k and a trip to the USA

Doctoral students now have a new opportunity to win up to £10,000 funding and travel to California to pitch their innovation ideas.   Sussex is the first UK university to partner with UC Berkeley on ‘Big Ideas’, a social entrepreneurship contest launching in October 2022. The competition supports innovative students who want to solve real-world … Continue reading Got a big idea for a better world? Win £10k and a trip to the USA

Make an impact on the research community – apply for Researcher-Led Initiatives funding now

Do you have a bright idea for an activity to enhance your professional skills and benefit your community?Open to doctoral and early career researchers, the RLI Fund gives you greater input into your support and development needs. Apply for up to £750 to organise an initiative focusing on either: equality, diversity and inclusion mental health and wellbeing among researchers … Continue reading Make an impact on the research community – apply for Researcher-Led Initiatives funding now

Doctoral Conferences: A delegate’s eye view

Ian Hadden is a PhD researcher in Psychology. His trip to the ISPP conference was part-funded by the Sussex Fund Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant. See the Doctoral School website for more information and to apply for funding. In July, I attended the 2022 annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP). This took … Continue reading Doctoral Conferences: A delegate’s eye view

Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Spring – deadline 25 September

The Brilliant Club’s Researcher Development Programme offers PhD and Early Career Researchers a meaningful, paid, professional development opportunity. The Brilliant Club's mission is to support less advantaged pupils to have fair access to university. The Brilliant Club do this by training PhDs and ECRs as tutors to deliver two programmes in non-selective state schools. The Scholars … Continue reading Become a paid Brilliant Club PhD tutor this Spring – deadline 25 September

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