Visa costs added to Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant for Sussex PhD researchers

A change to the Doctoral Overseas Conference (DOC) Grant, coming into force on 9 November 2022, means that for the first time visa costs will be covered by the fund. If you're presenting your doctoral research at a conference overseas and require a visa to travel to the host country, you can now apply for … Continue reading Visa costs added to Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant for Sussex PhD researchers

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

Open Research in Sussex – PGRs invited to respond to short survey

As part of the efforts from the Open Research Working Group, who are working towards discovering and linking people and groups inside University that are already working on projects related (or that implement) Open Research practices (eg open data, open access, open source hardware, etc), doctoral researchers are asked to respond to a small survey … Continue reading Open Research in Sussex – PGRs invited to respond to short survey

‘There is life beyond the PhD!’ Attending the Cumberland Lodge Conference

In August 2022, the ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference took place at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park. Two PhD researchers and one ECR were funded by Sussex to attend, offering them the opportunity to share their experiences with other researchers from around the UK and to take part in invaluable training in communication, public engagement, and … Continue reading ‘There is life beyond the PhD!’ Attending the Cumberland Lodge Conference

Four PhD Science Engagement Internships at the Royal Institution (Ri)

The Royal Institution (Ri) are looking for x3 Phd students to join their L’Oreal Young Scientist Centre (LYSC) for a three month internship to gain experience in science communication and engagement. These internships will run consecutively from February to October 2023 with some flexibility around exact start dates for the right candidates. As the successful … Continue reading Four PhD Science Engagement Internships at the Royal Institution (Ri)

Careers and Entrepreneurship Ideas Lab Programme 2022 – 8x week series of workshops

Have a passion, side-hustle or hobby you'd like to explore further? An idea you want to turn into your own business? Or perhaps you want to develop your Entrepreneurial skillset? Whatever the reason, come along and join the Careers and Entrepreneurship Team as part of their Ideas Lab programme 2022 running throughout this autumn term! … Continue reading Careers and Entrepreneurship Ideas Lab Programme 2022 – 8x week series of workshops

PGRs invited to Sexual Dissidence “Away” Afternoon – Fri Nov 11 – Save the Date

INVITATION: Sex Diss “Away” Afternoon Fri 11 Nov  WHEN: Fri 11 Nov, 2-5pm (2-3 for PGR focus, 3-5 for everyone)  WHERE: Silverstone SB302 and over Zoom (please contact samuel.solomon@sussex.ac.uk for Zoom link if you will be attending remotely)  WHO: Anyone who has been or would like to be connected to the work of the Centre … Continue reading PGRs invited to Sexual Dissidence “Away” Afternoon – Fri Nov 11 – Save the Date

Got a big idea for a better world? Win £10k and a trip to the USA

Doctoral students now have a new opportunity to win up to £10,000 funding and travel to California to pitch their innovation ideas.   Sussex is the first UK university to partner with UC Berkeley on ‘Big Ideas’, a social entrepreneurship contest launching in October 2022. The competition supports innovative students who want to solve real-world … Continue reading Got a big idea for a better world? Win £10k and a trip to the USA

SPARKLE: challenges & opportunities in proposing a national repository for practice research – Open Access Week Seminar on 24 October

Monday 24 October, 3pm- 4:30pm, Sussex Humanities Lab - Silverstone SB211 Practice research is a broad community that covers a range of disciplines including the creative arts, global health, the humanities and social work, and this community is not well-served by current text-focussed repository solutions. Practice research needs a more considered approach to accommodate a wider … Continue reading SPARKLE: challenges & opportunities in proposing a national repository for practice research – Open Access Week Seminar on 24 October

Make an impact on the research community – apply for Researcher-Led Initiatives funding now

Do you have a bright idea for an activity to enhance your professional skills and benefit your 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 inclusion mental health and wellbeing among researchers … Continue reading Make an impact on the research community – apply for Researcher-Led Initiatives funding now