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The Month Ahead: June 2016

Researcher Development Programme: June

Workshops coming up in June include:

  • Introduction to Open Access publishing: 6th June - spaces available
  • Practical Assertiveness for Researchers - 7th June - spaces available
  • The Brilliant Club Information Event - 8th June - spaces available
  • Presentation delivery - 9th June - fully booked, waiting list
  • Editing your thesis - 13th June - spaces available
  • Technology for doctoral research -  One to one support - 14th June - spaces available
  • Introduction to Prezi and finding images for your presentations - 15th June - spaces available
  • Managing your research data - 21st June - spaces available
  • Using SPSS to analyse research data - for beginners - 22nd & 29th June - spaces available
  • Digital note-making and bookmarking - 29th June - spaces available

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


Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Wednesday 8th June (14.00 - 16.30) - Tower 3, The Attenborough Centre

Come along to watch Sussex doctoral researchers compete for great prizes and a place in the UK semi-final of Three Minute Thesis (3MT), an academic competition that challenges doctoral researchers to describe their research in just 3 minutes.

12 doctoral researchers at Sussex have taken up the challenge and are in with the chance of winning:

  • 1st Prize: up to £1000 travel expenses towards an international conference (NB: payment will be in the form of reimbursement)
  • Runner Up: iPad Air Wi-FI
  • Peoples’ Choice Award: iPad mini

All those taking part in the competition will have their presentations filmed and uploaded to the University website, and the winner of the University competition will receive a place in the UK Semi Final of the 3 Minute Thesis, with a chance to go to the UK Final.

Book a place


Sussex Impact Day

Tuesday 14th June - Jubilee Building

Organised by the Research Quality and Impact team, Sussex Impact Day is an annual day of activities designed to support impact and to share impact knowledge. The Sussex Impact Day is followed by the Sussex Impact Awards which celebrates outstanding impact.

Sussex Impact Day

Offering a range of workshops and activities designed to support and develop research impact across the University, there are four strands of sessions running in parrallel across the day. These strands are:

  • Impact in the REF
  • Techniques for impact
  • Domains of impact
  • Impact for doctoral and early career researchers and anyone new to impact

Book onto Sussex Impact Day workshops

Sussex Impact Awards

Join the Research Quality & Impact Team for a reception and awards ceremony for the second annual Sussex Impact and Research Awards, to celebrate and reward the outstanding impact and research achievements of Sussex researchers.

Book your place to attend the awards 



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