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

Open Research in Sussex – PGRs invited to respond to short survey

As part of the efforts from the Open Research Working Group, who are working towards discovering and linking people and groups inside University that are already working on projects related (or that implement) Open Research practices (eg open data, open access, open source hardware, etc), doctoral researchers are asked to respond to a small survey … Continue reading Open Research in Sussex – PGRs invited to respond to short survey

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

Students’ Union Leadership Opportunity for PGRs – Postgraduate Research Officer

Your Students' Union is entirely run by the student body. In order to ensure they are heading in the right direction for postgraduate research students, the Students' Union are looking for applicants to become their Postgraduate Research Officer. In the role you will be able to set the direction of the Students' Union in how they support … Continue reading Students’ Union Leadership Opportunity for PGRs – Postgraduate Research Officer

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

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