Doctoral School

The Month Ahead

Events and initiatives coming up in the month ahead

Researcher Development Programme: June

Workshops coming up in June include:

3rd & 10th (14.00 - 17.00) - Introduction to SPSS: 2 part course - limited spaces

5th (14.00 - 15.00) - Finding Dissertations and Theses for your Research - limited spaces

8th (13.00 - 14.00) - Online Webinar: Routes to Open Access and Making the Most of Sussex Research Online

10th (14.00 - 17.00) - Writing your thesis in Arts & Humanities

11th (09.30 - 16.15) - The Part-time Researcher

12th (14.00 - 15.30) - Getting started with your iPad & apps for researchers

23rd (10.30 - 12.00) - Monograph Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Lecture)

24th (14.30 - 16.00) - Introduction to Open Access Publishing

24th (13.00 - 14.00) - Online Webinar: Using Scrivener to Write your Thesis

25th (12.00 - 17.00) - Effective Research (Intensive half-day Workshop)

30th (14.00 - 16.00) - Exploring Ethical Issues in your Research

Visit our webpages to book a place, or add your name to a waiting list.


The Part-time Researcher - 11th June

On the 11th June 2015 (09.30 -16.15) we'll be bringing together part-time researchers from across the University, for an interactive one-day workshop.

The event will part-time researchers the opportunity to take some time and space to share experiences and discuss the key issues of being a part-time researcher and will include:

  • Panel discussion with two part-time doctoral alumni, sharing their experiences and tips for successful completion
  • Guidance on managing your part-time doctorate
  • Guidance from a supervisor on how to get the best from part-time supervision
  • Advice on using technology to help with part-time research.

Plenty of refreshments will also be provided.

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Finding and using audio-visual resources - 25th June (11.00 - 12.30)

Finding and using AV resources





Do you use images, film or sound in your research or to support your teaching?

Would you like to know more about the resources that are available to you?

This practical workshop will introduce a range of resources that can help you locate and use audio-visual materials, including Box of Broadcasts, JISC Media Hub and the British Library Sound Archive. From searching and curating collections to citation and copyright, this workshop will provide useful tips and address some of the issues around using audio-visual materials.

Suitable for students, researchers and tutors.

Book a place

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