Creative Outlets spring sessions: join other researchers for community, craft and chat

The final four sessions of this year's Creative Outlets craft and chat community are out. Do you fancy trying your hand at printing, mapping, drawing or painting? No experience necessary! All materials are provided, and everyone is welcome, whether you're into crafting or you just want to drop in for a chat and refreshments. 28 … Continue reading Creative Outlets spring sessions: join other researchers for community, craft and chat

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)

Creative Outlets spring schedule – fortnightly craft and chat sessions led by researchers, for researchers

Creative Outlets is a regular meet-up organised by three doctoral researchers at Sussex to bring the PhD community together, get you talking and creating. Whether you're an experienced crafter or want to try something new, all abilities are welcome. The group meets every other Thursday, 4-6pm in the Meeting House on campus. It's completely free, … Continue reading Creative Outlets spring schedule – fortnightly craft and chat sessions led by researchers, for researchers

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

Researcher-Led Initiatives Fund Autumn 2021 – applications now open!

Do you have a bright idea for an activity to enhance your professional skills and benefit your research 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 inclusionmental health and wellbeing … Continue reading Researcher-Led Initiatives Fund Autumn 2021 – applications now open!

Earn the Spirit of Sussex Award – deadline for graduating PGRs 27 September

The Spirit of Sussex Award (SoSA) is a scheme that celebrates Sussex students’ and researchers' extracurricular and voluntary achievements. Many activities PhD researchers engage in are credited by SoSA, including attending an RDP workshop, organising a Researcher-Led Initiative or School event, and writing a bid for funding. The deadline for final year doctoral researchers aiming for a … Continue reading Earn the Spirit of Sussex Award – deadline for graduating PGRs 27 September

RLI Projects: A virtual conference sharing PhD research with the wider community in MPS

James Van Yperen is a postdoctoral research assistant in the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, working with local authorities and NHS partnerships on modelling Covid-19 and healthcare demand and capacity for the Sussex region. Together with Fabrizio Trovato and Hannah Wood he organised PhD in a Pandemic: Festival of the MPS PostGraduate Researcher, a … Continue reading RLI Projects: A virtual conference sharing PhD research with the wider community in MPS

Want to run your own training or community activity? Apply to the Researcher-Led Initiatives Fund

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 23 APRIL** Do you have a bright idea for an activity to enhance your professional skills and benefit the research community at Sussex? The Spring 2021 Researcher-Led Initiatives Fund is now open! Apply for up to £750 to organise an activity along one of these four strands: equality, diversity and inclusionmental … Continue reading Want to run your own training or community activity? Apply to the Researcher-Led Initiatives Fund

RLI Projects: Adapting a public engagement RLI teaching analytical thinking in schools, in response to Covid-19

Julia Jackiewicz is a researcher and associate tutor in the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences. Her Researcher-Led Initiative looked at teaching analytical thinking to primary aged children through coding and programming games. The Spring 2021 round of RLIs will be opening soon, see the RLI webpage for details. When I applied for the RLI … Continue reading RLI Projects: Adapting a public engagement RLI teaching analytical thinking in schools, in response to Covid-19