Festival Spotlight: Could you condense your thesis into just three minutes? Our 3MT finalists did just that!

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition returned to Sussex last month after an enforced two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. The star of the Festival of Doctoral Research programme, presenters from very different academic fields gathered in the Student Centre on Thursday 9 June to share their research with an enthusiastic audience. Delivering their talks … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Could you condense your thesis into just three minutes? Our 3MT finalists did just that!

Summer applications to the Sciences & Technology Ethics Committee (C-REC)

Rather than close the C-REC to applications for ethics review for a period to cover summer leave, we will be keeping the Committee open through July to August, but with the caveat that turnaround times may be slower than usual due to the reduced availability of reviewers.  It will not be possible to process requests … Continue reading Summer applications to the Sciences & Technology Ethics Committee (C-REC)

Festival preview: Maker/Creator Drop-in Day, Sussex Humanities Lab

Celebrate the end of the academic year in the Sussex Humanities Lab! The SHL advocates invite you for a day of low-risk, creating, making, and demoing on 9th June from 10-6 pm during the Festival of Doctoral Research. What sort of creating and making? Well... • Art/craft space with drawing, painting, printing, and sculpting materials - … Continue reading Festival preview: Maker/Creator Drop-in Day, Sussex Humanities Lab

Apply for the Sussex Doctoral Open Research Prize 2022

As part of its Research England funded initiative to promote Open Research activity at Sussex, the University is pleased to launch its first Doctoral Open Research Prize with a deadline of 13th June 2022. Sussex encourages doctoral students to explore and engage with Open Research practices in their work and study, to maximise the possibility of public … Continue reading Apply for the Sussex Doctoral Open Research Prize 2022

Narrative CVs: Calling Early Career and Postgraduate Researchers…

As part of Prof. Debbie Keeling’s initiative to accelerate impact culture and capability, the Library has been working with Dr Erika Mancini to explore, promote and support the use of narrative CVs. This is being encouraged by UKRI through their new Resume for Research and Innovation and other funders and organisations. It also fits well with the … Continue reading Narrative CVs: Calling Early Career and Postgraduate Researchers…

Join a PhD Wellbeing talk with the Student Life Centre, Wednesday 18 May

Engineering & Informatics have organised a PGR Wellbeing talk with Jolyon Western from the Student Life Centre on Wednesday 18th May, 14:00 - 15:00, and all Sussex doctoral researchers are welcome. Jolyon will be covering areas such as referrals, personal wellbeing, and financial anxieties. This is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you … Continue reading Join a PhD Wellbeing talk with the Student Life Centre, Wednesday 18 May

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

Join the Sussex Humanities Lab PhD advocates for their first archive workshop, 27 April

Behind the Scenes at The Keep Wednesday 27 April, 13.30-15.00 In person at The Keep Book your ticket This session invites PhD researchers to discover the sorts of archival material The Keep holds, as well as learn how to access and use their catalogue. There will be a chance to explore a selection of archive material to get a … Continue reading Join the Sussex Humanities Lab PhD advocates for their first archive workshop, 27 April

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

April’s Research with Impact forum will consider the benefits of the narrative CV

Research with Impact forum: Narrative CVs - another tool to enhance research culture?Wednesday 13 April, 14.30 - 16.00 via ZoomRegister now UKRI have developed a single CV format for researchers, based on the Royal Society’s résumé for researchers. These ‘Narrative CVs’ are being requested by funders as a way of supporting researchers to share their … Continue reading April’s Research with Impact forum will consider the benefits of the narrative CV