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!

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

Call for papers: Runnymede Trust summit on race equality and migrants’ rights, 2-4 September

The Runnymede Trust is convening a summit on race equality and migrants' rights at the University of Leeds, over the weekend of 2 - 4 September. The summit will include a wide number of events and parallel sessions, including an art exhibition, film shows, round table discussions, workshops and skills based training. While we are … Continue reading Call for papers: Runnymede Trust summit on race equality and migrants’ rights, 2-4 September

Call for nominees to the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network committee 2022/23

The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (PGN) is calling for nominations from postgraduate students (Masters and PhD) interested in joining the PGN Executive Committee for the 2022/2023 academic year. About the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Committee The aim of the Postgraduate Network is to bring together postgraduate students in media, communication and cultural studies from different intellectual traditions … Continue reading Call for nominees to the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network committee 2022/23

Industry taster event with Alan Turing Institute and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, apply by 29 June

The Alan Turing Institute and The University of Liverpool’s Distributed Algorithms CDT have joined to host a new opportunity for doctoral students. The industry taster pilot event will take place on Thursday 14th July 2022 at the The Spine in Liverpool. The event offers students an opportunity to meet with colleagues from the Defence Science … Continue reading Industry taster event with Alan Turing Institute and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, apply by 29 June

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

Apply for a 3-6 month placement with the Turing Internship Network

Now recruiting for the 4th time since its launch in 2020, The Turing Internship Network (TIN) offers doctoral students currently enrolled in a PhD at a UK university the opportunity to undertake exciting and unique 3–6-month placements at one of the Turing’s business partners and collaborators. Through TIN internships, students will apply their research expertise and technical skills to tackle real-world … Continue reading Apply for a 3-6 month placement with the Turing Internship Network

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!