Talk on Tea: Learn about tea poems, rituals, making and tasting this month

Jilan Wei is a PhD researcher in MAH. These sessions form her Researcher-Led Initiatives funded project. **NOTE: The in-person session has been rescheduled to Thursday 28 July due to train strikes** I would like to invite you to join my RLI-funded project Talk on tea: tea poems, tea rituals, tea making and tasting. The project is comprised of … Continue reading Talk on Tea: Learn about tea poems, rituals, making and tasting this month

Festival Spotlight: Final Viewing Party for TEDxUniversityofSussex

We'll be reviewing highlights of last week's Festival of Doctoral Research over the coming weeks. Evelina Tarabuta is an undergraduate law student at University of Sussex, and part of the TEDxUoS team. Wednesday 8th June marks the last day of the local TEDxUniversityofSussex project. TEDxUniversityofSussex has now run for a total of two years, with … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Final Viewing Party for TEDxUniversityofSussex

Reimagining Rebecca: register now for free symposium at Sussex, 27 May

We are delighted to invite you to ‘Reimagining Rebecca: a symposium on du Maurier’s novel and its legacy’, a one day event at the University of Sussex dedicated to exploring Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 novel Rebecca and the indelible mark it has left on popular culture. Lunch will be provided alongside tea and coffee throughout the day, and … Continue reading Reimagining Rebecca: register now for free symposium at Sussex, 27 May

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