Enterprising Impact Conversations: events for social sciences researchers at Sussex next week

There are two more events comping up in the ESRC IAA Enterprising Impact Conversations series, which is aimed at social science researchers looking to explore sustainable knowledge and impact. Connect the Dots – How to Combine the Elements of a Successful Research CareerTuesday 3 May, 12.30-13.40Register now Join Dr Norbert Morawetz, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship at Henley … Continue reading Enterprising Impact Conversations: events for social sciences researchers at Sussex next week

‘Neurodiversity is a huge part of our doctoral journey’: Resources and support for neurodivergent researchers, and their supervisors

I realised that I have ADHD not long after beginning my PhD, and suddenly, everything made sense. Just like every other neurodivergent person doing a PhD, I started looking for everything I could find on the Internet about doing a PhD with ADHD, and researching tools that I can use to make my journey easier. … Continue reading ‘Neurodiversity is a huge part of our doctoral journey’: Resources and support for neurodivergent researchers, and their supervisors

Inclusion, Accessibility & Solidarity Through Methods: Register now for the Sussex Research Hive virtual conference, 9-10 May

The Sussex Research Hive Scholars are pleased to announce their virtual doctoral conference on inclusion, accessibility and solidarity through methods. As doctoral researchers, we represent a community of researchers applying a spectrum of methodologies to address, challenge, and ultimately improve local, national and international communities. We want to showcase how doctoral researchers are applying research methods and/or designs to … Continue reading Inclusion, Accessibility & Solidarity Through Methods: Register now for the Sussex Research Hive virtual conference, 9-10 May

Explore research integrity with other early-career researchers at Sussex, 28 April & 10 May

An Introduction to Virtue-based Ethics and Integrity in Research Thursday 28 April & Tuesday 10 May, 10.00-12.30 (online via Zoom)Register nowNote: Participants must attend both sessions. The concept and importance of an understanding of Research Integrity has becoming increasingly significant for researchers in an ever-competitive environment. As regulators and funders turn their attentions to promoting healthy research cultures, it is important … Continue reading Explore research integrity with other early-career researchers at Sussex, 28 April & 10 May

Join this deep-dive workshop to explore how social science researchers can make room for their most important work

Enterprising Impact Conversations: Make room for your most important workMonday 9 May, 12.30-14.00Book now Whether you want your research to make a difference, or you are motivated by curiosity or the next big challenge, this session will empower you to think more deeply about your relationship with work, and how you can get your most … Continue reading Join this deep-dive workshop to explore how social science researchers can make room for their most important work

Have your say on the future of postgraduate research training – UKRI call for input

UKRI have launched a call for input on the New Deal for Postgraduate Research, seeking views and comments from those with an interest in postgraduate research training with a view to shaping future provision. The consultation is broad, asking how doctoral researchers are supported practically and financially, how they are prepared for rewarding careers, how … Continue reading Have your say on the future of postgraduate research training – UKRI call for input

Up for a challenge? Join the 3MT competition and deliver your research in just 3 minutes!

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is back at Sussex for 2022! The final will take place on Thursday 9 June, as part of the Doctoral School’s Festival of Doctoral Research. 3MT is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland that challenges doctoral researchers to describe their research in only three minutes to a … Continue reading Up for a challenge? Join the 3MT competition and deliver your research in just 3 minutes!

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)

Apply for computational social sciences training in London this summer

The London partner site for the Summer Institutes in Computational Social Science returns this summer! This intensive two-week programme from 12-24 June provides early career researchers with hands-on learning and skill sharing on topics including machine learning, text analysis, digital trace data, virtual labs, network analysis, and agent-based modelling. The second week focuses on collaborative … Continue reading Apply for computational social sciences training in London this summer

Guest Post: Up the Hill Backwards with literature searching and synonyms

Anthony McCoubrey is the Research Support Supervisor in the Library, providing support to doctoral researchers across all disciplines at Sussex. When I sat down to write this blog my remit was to write about my job, what I do and how the Library’s Research Support team can support doctoral researchers. But like conducting research itself, … Continue reading Guest Post: Up the Hill Backwards with literature searching and synonyms