Research and knowledge exchange

Research Staff Office (RSO)

Welcome to the RSO webpages, a source of practical information, guidance and resources for early career researchers (ECRs) from all disciplines

RSO provides professional development opportunities and support for early career researchers (ECRs) at Sussex, and advocates for improved development and employment conditions across the University through the Researcher Development Concordat Steering Group and HR Excellence in Research Action Plan.

At Sussex, ECR is defined as staff on research-only contracts at grades 6-8, broadly encompassing research assistants, postdoctoral researchers and research fellows. 


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T: 01273 877979

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

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