Introducing Susanna Broom – Head of the Doctoral School

Susanna Broom is the Head of the Doctoral School and joined Sussex in October 2022. Susanna was previously Head of Student Administration at the University of York and has extensive experience in PGR provision and support at the department, faculty and institutional level. Hello! My name is Susanna. I arrived at Sussex two short months ago to take up … Continue reading Introducing Susanna Broom – Head of the Doctoral School

Introducing Charity Ubia – your Postgraduate Research Officer at the Students’ Union

Charity Ubia is a PhD researcher at the University of Sussex Business School and joined Sussex in September 2022. Charity was recently elected as Postgraduate Research Officer at the Students' Union representing all doctoral researchers at Sussex.  My research explores the role of Nation Branding in Nigeria's Oil and Gas Industry. This study aims to examine the … Continue reading Introducing Charity Ubia – your Postgraduate Research Officer at the Students’ Union

Welcome to Sussex! Induction events for new researchers this September

**Please note: The date of the online induction has changed to Thursday 29 September.** If you're starting a PhD at Sussex this month - congratulations! We're looking forward to welcoming you at various events and helping you settle in over the next few weeks. The whole University community is saddened at the death of Her … Continue reading Welcome to Sussex! Induction events for new researchers this September

Festival Spotlight: Watch our 3MT Finalists present their thesis in just 3 minutes!

This year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held on Thursday 9 June as part of the Doctoral School’s Festival of Doctoral Research, gave a fascinating insight into the diverse areas of doctoral research being conducted at Sussex. With each speaker delivering their presentations to a high quality and in a range of different styles, the judges had some … Continue reading Festival Spotlight: Watch our 3MT Finalists present their thesis in just 3 minutes!

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