Call for applications for 2023 British Library PhD Placement Scheme

Opportunity for PhD students Current PhD students are invited to apply to the British Library PhD Placement Scheme. Placement projects are offered from a variety of areas across the Library for 3 months or part-time equivalent, to be undertaken from June 2023 onwards. Many of the projects are suitable for partial or full remote working. … Continue reading Call for applications for 2023 British Library PhD Placement Scheme

Applications for the 2023 BFWG Academic Doctoral Awards are now open!

The competition for the British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) annual academic awards is now open!   One of BFWG’s main aims is to support women studying in higher education, to advance their work and create opportunities for career development. The British Federation of Women Graduates academic awards are for women who will be in, … Continue reading Applications for the 2023 BFWG Academic Doctoral Awards are now open!

Introduction to Entrepreneurship for PhD researchers (ONLINE) – Monday 5th December, 14:00-15:00

The research environment offers many opportunities for enterprising individuals. You might be contemplating how you can build a business from your research or using your researcher capabilities, or perhaps you have never contemplated this. This workshop will give you an overview of entrepreneurship and the support available to you from the Entrepreneurship team at Sussex. … Continue reading Introduction to Entrepreneurship for PhD researchers (ONLINE) – Monday 5th December, 14:00-15:00

‘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

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

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

Turing Internship Network – 12 paid internship opportunities for PhD students

Now recruiting for the 5th time since its launch in 2020, The Turing Internship Network (TIN) offers doctoral students currently enrolled in a PhD at a university in the UK or Ireland the opportunity to undertake exciting and unique 3–6-month placements at one of the Turing’s business partners and collaborators. Through TIN internships students will … Continue reading Turing Internship Network – 12 paid internship opportunities for PhD students

Students’ Union Leadership Opportunity for PGRs – Postgraduate Research Officer

Your Students' Union is entirely run by the student body. In order to ensure they are heading in the right direction for postgraduate research students, the Students' Union are looking for applicants to become their Postgraduate Research Officer. In the role you will be able to set the direction of the Students' Union in how they support … Continue reading Students’ Union Leadership Opportunity for PGRs – Postgraduate Research Officer

Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students

The Universities’ China Committee in London is offering 4th year bursarships for Home Status PhDs who have been studying, or undertaking research on, China-related topics; this to enable writing up or the completion of studies in the period from September 2023. These competitive awards will provide up to £10,000 (major) and £3,000 (lesser) bursaries, each … Continue reading Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students

Five Reasons to Visit the Festival of Doctoral Research

With just over a month to go, we've listed the top five reasons to come along to our very first Festival of Doctoral Research, running from Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 June. There's something for everyone, so take a look at the list below, and visit our webpages for more details. #1 - It’s a chance … Continue reading Five Reasons to Visit the Festival of Doctoral Research