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South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Doctoral Training Partnership at Sussex

Welcome to the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership at the University of Sussex.

SeNSS is an ESRC-accredited doctoral partnership lead by the University of Essex, consisting of 10 partner Universities. 

The SeNSS Strategy Board is made up of senior academics from each of the 10 SeNSS universities, plus the SeNSS Director, Deputy Director and Manager. The SeNSS Management Board is made up of the institutional leads and administrative leads from each of the 10 SeNSS universities, plus the SeNSS core team 


SeNSS Sussex is part of Research and Enterprise, Falmer House. 

We are here to support you throughout your research degree and can offer advice and information on the opportunities available to you as an ESRC-funded student. We can help with any stipend or payment queries you may have, and offer advice if your circumstances change and you need to take a break from your studies or make changes to your studentship. 

Professor Alan Garnham is the SeNSS academic lead at Sussex  

Mrs Amanda Britt and Dr Kath Adley are the SeNSS admin team at Sussex. For general queries relating to your SeNSS studentship at Sussex (stipend payments, RTSG/CDF/placements/EP) please contact or 

You can read the ESRC Postgraduate Funding Guide which gives details about the terms and conditions governing your studentship. 



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