Sussex Researcher School

Celebrating Researcher Success

Researcher-Led Initiative (RLI) Funds Awarded

We are pleased to announce that five Researcher-Led Initiatives were awarded funding as a result of our Spring call for RLI fund applications which closed on Friday 13th February:

  • Shanyn Altman, School of English - 'Literature & Philosophy' Annual Postgraduate Conference
  • Zoe Strimpel, School of History, Art History & Philosophy - 'Cupid's digital lives: gender, dating and the internet'
  • Andrea Jones & Jessica Gagnon (Leads), School of Education & Social Work - 'Researching the World: Performance, Adaptation, and Impact in Social Science Research'
  • Rebecca Harding, School of English - 'The State of Fiction: Don DeLillo in the Twenty-First Century'
  • Robert Dunphy, School of History, Art History & Philosophy - 'The work of Phenomenology and the Work of Art - Graduate Conference in Phenomenology 2015'

A further call for applications will be made during the Summer.

Visit the funding pages of the Doctoral School website to find out more Researcher-Led Initiative Fund and other funding opportunities for doctoral researchers at Sussex.

Doctoral Overseas Conference (DOC) Grants Awarded

The Doctoral Overseas Conference (DOC) travel grant supports overseas conference attendance for doctoral students at Sussex. 

For the first call in 2014-15 we received 28 applications, of which 24 were funded, the total amount awarded was £15,159.20

The countries where students were presenting included:

  • USA
  • Greece
  • South Korea
  • France
  • Puerto Rico
  • Italy
  • India

The current call for this scheme closes on 29th May 2015, and a third call will be made for 1st June - 30th September.

Find out more about the Doctoral Overseas Conference (DOC) grant.

Share your successes

If you have a story of doctoral researcher success to share, either an outcome for your own research or of a friend/colleagues, we would love to hear from you

Perhaps you, or a doctoral researcher at Sussex you know, has recently been awarded funding, received a special award or prize, given a high profile conference presentation, been mentioned in the media, had a paper published in an important journal, been involved in a public engagement activity….

If so, send us through the details so we can share and celebrate these successes in the next issue of Doctoral Connections

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