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!

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

Sign up for Thesis Boot Camp (21-22 May), an intensive, supportive weekend of writing for late-stage researchers

Are you a late-stage doctoral researcher struggling to finish your thesis? Finding it tough to get motivated and keep putting off your writing? Thesis Boot Camp is for YOU, and it's back after a two-year hiatus, on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May. Join other researchers for an intensive and supportive weekend of writing, giving … Continue reading Sign up for Thesis Boot Camp (21-22 May), an intensive, supportive weekend of writing for late-stage researchers

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)

Doctoral Overseas Conference grants to cover travel again

We're thrilled to share with you that the Sussex Fund Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant is reopening to travel and accommodation costs now that research travel is feasible again. If you are a Sussex-registered doctoral researcher planning to present your work at a conference outside the UK, you can apply for a grant to support travel … Continue reading Doctoral Overseas Conference grants to cover travel again

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

Explore different PhD career paths with the Make It Happen interview series this month

Looking for inspiration and insight into the career options available to you once you have your doctorate? As part of the Careers team's Make it Happen 2022, we're running a series of online events featuring a range of PhD alumni now working in academia and industry. Come along to hear about their career paths and … Continue reading Explore different PhD career paths with the Make It Happen interview series this month