Partnerships

Through our collaborations with businesses, higher education institutions and the Government, we develop new and innovative ways to deliver groundbreaking research. Work with us to make a difference to the world we live in.

Working with us

We work with a range of national and international partners including universities, businesses, governmental and non-governmental organisations.

You can work with us to provide research scholarships and projects for our students, and gain valuable insights for your organisation from our research students and academic experts.

Find out more about our current partnerships below. You can also find out how forming a partnership with us can benefit your organisation. We also have a number of international partnerships.

If you are a PhD student, see how our partnerships can benefit you.

Become one of our businesses partners

Becoming one of our business partners means you: 

  • benefit from our academic expertise 
  • access the latest research in your field 
  • have the opportunity to tap into out student body as potential employees.

Our current partners include: 

We also have a number of Knowledge transfer schemes

If you are interested in working with us, contact Paul Roberts at the Doctoral School: p.e.roberts@sussex.ac.uk

See also:

Business at Sussex


Become one of our higher education partners

We work with universities across the world to deliver training programmes for doctoral researchers, collaborate on bids for funding and set up international mobility schemes.

We currently work with:

  • the Univerisities of Kent, East Anglia, Essex, The Open University, Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths and the University of London to deliver CHASE scholarships
  • the South-East Physics Network (SEPnet) to develop professional training for doctoral students in Physics
  • Umea University in Sweden to deliver professional development programmes
  • Beijing Normal University, Tata Institute of Social Science and University of Witwatersand on the Economic and Social Research Council Doctoral Training Centre mobility and funding agreement. 

If you are interested in working with us, contact Paul Roberts at the Doctoral School: p.e.roberts@sussex.ac.uk


Become one of our charity partners

Becoming one of our partners means you:

  • can work with our academic experts
  • have access to the latest research in your field
  • can work with our students on research projects that you may not have been able to work on before.

Projects have included: 

  • setting up the Alzheimer's Society Doctoral Training Centre at Sussex
  • providing an Action in Hearing Loss Scholarship
  • providing a Wellcome Trust Doctoral Fellowship
  • providing a RSPB Scholarship
  • creating research placements on the UNESCO Biosphere Project. 

If you are interested in working with us, contact Paul Roberts at the Doctoral School: p.e.roberts@sussex.ac.uk


Become one of our public sector partners

We work with a number of public sector organisations to share our research, influence policy and strengthen the relationship between communities and the University.

We work with: 

  • NHS Foundation Trust
  • Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory
  • Havant Borough Council
  • Brighton and Hove City Council 
  • Kent County Council 
  • West Sussex County Council.

If you are interested in working with us, contact Paul Roberts at the Doctoral School: p.e.roberts@sussex.ac.uk


Become one of our funding partners

We work with several funding bodies to deliver PhD scholarships. 

We currently work with:

  • UK Research Councils, including ESRC Doctoral Training Centre, AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership and overseeing doctoral training grants from EPSRC and Science and Technologies Facilities Council
  • China Scholarship Council. 

Find out more about the funding bodies we work with in the UK

Find out more about the funding bodies we work with internationally


You might also be interested in:

Research
Knowledge transfer schemes

Contact us

Doctoral School  
doctoralschool@sussex.ac.uk
+44 (0)1273 877767