Research and knowledge exchange

Training and development

Research Staff Development Series 2018-2019

All research staff development events are run by the Research Staff Office

and are free for University of Sussex staff to attend.

At this time of year we have a break from training and development workshops and are working hard to put together the programme of events for the next academic year.

We should have more information for you about the 2019/20 Research Staff Development Series programme in the coming weeks so watch this space for more news as we have it.

Thank you to everyone that participated in the events this year and contributed to the continuing success of the programme.

As always please do get in contact with any feedback, we're happy to receive your suggestions regarding events you would like to see in the programme, email us at:

Other opportunities for research staff training and development

In addition to the events on offer through the Research Staff Development series, research staff are eligible to attend training and development workshops and events provided by:




Vitae logoVitae is an international programme led by the UK charity, Careers Research and Advisory Centre, working to enhance the potential of researchers.

Vitae's website has many useful resources and all our staff and students get full access to the Vitae website and resources if you register with your Sussex email address.


University commitment to supporting researcher's development

Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers Logo

The University of Sussex is committed to supporting the development of its researchers and holds the European Commission's 'HR Excellence in Research' award. This award is in recognition of our commitment to supporting research staff and to implementing the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers [PDF 2.70MB]   


Contact Us


T: 01273 877979

Research Staff Office, Research and Enterprise Services, Level 1, Falmer House, University of Sussex, BN1 9QF

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