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

Looking After Yourself: PhD Mental Health Workshop Series

Don’t wait until you’re in a mental health crisis to find out more about resources and support - learn more about how to establish healthy strategies now, and become prepared with knowledge of where to find support should you need it in the future. Doctoral researcher mental health is vast and complex. Our Looking After Yourself … Continue reading Looking After Yourself: PhD Mental Health Workshop Series

Doctoral researcher wellbeing reflective group

Are you doing research with difficult, emotive or sensitive materials? Is this causing you stress or affecting your wellbeing in other ways? Would it be helpful to talk about your experiences with other doctoral students doing similar work? We are offering a new peer discussion group to provide a space for you to share concerns, … Continue reading Doctoral researcher wellbeing reflective group

Hive Festive Winter Social! Join other doctoral researchers for a games night on 01 December

Bells, and cakes, and lights and trees. We can't believe we are already at the end of the year. A year that seems to have flown by us. Before we close the calendar year , the Hive Research Scholars would like to invite all Sussex Doctoral Researchers to the 2022 Hive Festive Winter Social! Take … Continue reading Hive Festive Winter Social! Join other doctoral researchers for a games night on 01 December

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 and Climate Justice Seminar – 27th October

12pm - 1pm, Thursday 27th October (online) Join researchers from University of Sussex and the Institute of Development Studies for the first Library Open Research Seminar of the series, this event will explore open research and climate justice. This seminar is part of events for International Open Access Week 2022. This year’s theme seeks to encourage … Continue reading Open Research and Climate Justice Seminar – 27th October

An insider guide to the upcoming Festival of Doctoral Research

It’s finally here - The Festival of Doctoral Research is upon us! The three-day programme of events runs from 26-28 June; whether you're a professor or an undergraduate, we've got something in store for you, and everyone's welcome. To help you find your way around, we’ve put together this handy insider guide. Just follow our … Continue reading An insider guide to the upcoming Festival of Doctoral Research

Competition time: Tweet Your Thesis to win a £50 Amazon voucher

From 26-28 June, we’ll be taking over campus to hold our very first Festival of Doctoral Research, a three-day celebration of our doctoral researchers. We’ve planned an exciting line-up of events, and we want everyone to have a chance to participate. That's why we're holding a competition that all doctoral researchers can enter - even those away … Continue reading Competition time: Tweet Your Thesis to win a £50 Amazon voucher

Sussex Library comes to life for ‘Living Library’ event

Get ready! The shelves of Sussex’s Library are coming to life! It’s all part of the Doctoral School’s ‘Living Library’, a reading experience like no other. Here’s how it works: Visitors to the ‘Living Library’ play the role of ‘readers’. Readers are able to check out a ‘Living Book’. These ‘living books’ are in fact … Continue reading Sussex Library comes to life for ‘Living Library’ event

Learn how to plan a researcher-led initiative, event or activity at our Festival of Doctoral Research

We’re excited to be running a Doctoral Community Sandpit workshop on Thursday 28 June, during the University’s first Festival of Doctoral Research. The Sandpit will be a chance for doctoral researchers to gain valuable hands-on experience of planning an activity or initiative, through a competitive game. There will be prizes for the winning team, a … Continue reading Learn how to plan a researcher-led initiative, event or activity at our Festival of Doctoral Research