Researchers needed for a survey on social connectedness and PhD mental health

Are you a research student at a UK university? Help researchers at King's College London to understand the relationship between social connectedness and mental health among research students. Complete an online survey (takes around 10 minutes) and a follow-up after five months. Enter for a chance to win £50 vouchers! To participate, click on this Qualtrics survey … Continue reading Researchers needed for a survey on social connectedness and PhD mental health

Take 5 with TEL: discover digital productivity tools for research, 21-25 February

Do you want to organise your work in a faster or more flexible way? Are you curious about which digital tools and services could help? Join our Take 5 Digital Productivity online course and discover a range of options to help you organise and manage tasks, make notes, work in teams and collaborate online. Register … Continue reading Take 5 with TEL: discover digital productivity tools for research, 21-25 February

Can’t make it to a workshop? Our Researcher Development Online site has you covered

For many doctoral researchers, attending classroom-based workshops on a regular basis is unrealistic - whether that's because of location, caring responsibilities, or because they're studying (and working) part-time. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought this issue to the fore. In the Doctoral School we are committed to providing more online resources that you can engage with … Continue reading Can’t make it to a workshop? Our Researcher Development Online site has you covered

NEW: Online courses in R, intellectual property, networking and web design

Although the University has returned to classroom teaching, we're aware that for many of you, attending sessions on campus isn't realistic - whether that's because of Covid, or because you're working, have family commitments, or are living elsewhere. While we can't record all of our RDP workshops, we're looking to develop additional online resources where … Continue reading NEW: Online courses in R, intellectual property, networking and web design

Welcome to the Doctoral School! September 2021 induction events for new researchers

We're looking forward to welcoming new researchers to Sussex with some exciting Doctoral School induction events over the next fortnight! Booking is essential as we have limited capacity - see the website for new doctoral researchers to register. If there is a delay to registration and you aren't able to log in to Sussex Direct, … Continue reading Welcome to the Doctoral School! September 2021 induction events for new researchers

Online workshops from UEA Training Series, 2021-22 – register now

The Sussex Doctoral School has resubscribed to the UEA Online Training Series for the 2021-22 academic year, to complement the Researcher Development Programme workshops and events we deliver.Registration for each online workshop opens at 12 noon three weeks in advance on a rolling basis, with the first Autumn session opening for bookings on Tuesday 14 … Continue reading Online workshops from UEA Training Series, 2021-22 – register now

CHASE opportunities for Arts and Humanities researchers

See below for a list of new opportunities within the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts (CHASE) network, available to both to CHASE funded and non-CHASE funded Arts and Humanities researchers: Placement – CHASE Researcher Networks Officer (CHASE team) This is a placement with the CHASE team, focused on working with the various CHASE … Continue reading CHASE opportunities for Arts and Humanities researchers

NEW DATE: Bitesize PhD mental health workshops looking at self-care, support services and Covid-19

PhD mental health is a vast and complex topic. These 45-minute bitesize workshops are designed to inform and support doctoral researchers to: learn some tools and techniques to help your wellbeingdiscover resources and services for supportshare experiences in a safe and supportive space We know it’s not easy for everyone to talk about mental health … Continue reading NEW DATE: Bitesize PhD mental health workshops looking at self-care, support services and Covid-19

Adapting to change: “Moving forwards, I have had to be more pragmatic when considering what is possible in our current reality”

Amy Riley-Powell, a PhD researcher in IDS, a photo taken by Amy during her fieldwork of a community visit In this Adapting to Change series, we interview Sussex PhD researchers and supervisors about the challenges they faced in 2020, and the different approaches they took to tackle the issues, adapt their projects and continue with … Continue reading Adapting to change: “Moving forwards, I have had to be more pragmatic when considering what is possible in our current reality”

Life at Sussex – International Kahoot quiz

International Kahoot quiz promotional graphic Wednesday 24 March 1.30 – 2.30pm Come and test your knowledge of our very diverse world! As the Spring term comes to an end many are experiencing zoom fatigue. This session aims to finish the term with a lively Kahoot, including international themed trivia as well as important information that … Continue reading Life at Sussex – International Kahoot quiz