Early career stories

Take a look at the inspiring stories our community has shared with us about their key milestones, their involvement with SSRP and how this support helped them shape and navigate their early careers as researchers at Sussex.

Joseph Newcombe

Dr Jonathan Dolley

Research Fellow (SPRU)

“The openness and flexibility of the SSRP call gave us a lot of freedom”


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Emma Coakley

Dr Beth Nicholls

Research Fellow (School of Life Sciences)

By leading on an SSRP project and designing many aspects of the research, I really developed my own independence

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Hope Aitchison

Dr Layla Zaglul Ruiz

Research Fellow (School of Global Studies)

“Attending the SSRP welcome meeting for new seed projects was really helpful to meet colleagues from other disciplines and schools”

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