The end of an era of Tea and Talks!

For the past two years, we have held Tea and Talk sessions with PhD students in the Hive and online when Covid-19 prevented us meeting up in-person. It has been a pleasure to connect with other Doctoral Researchers during this time and to provide the opportunity to check in with one another, offer tips and advice, debrief about the month we have had, and sometimes … Continue reading The end of an era of Tea and Talks!

May Calendar

There are a few exciting things happening this month — some academic and some social. Our monthly Tea and Talk is taking place tomorrow on Thursday, 6th May, from 3-4 pm. Don’t worry even if it’s a bit last minute, you can write to us on for the Zoom details. And in case you can’t make it, you can sign up via to receive information … Continue reading May Calendar

TEDx: Together Apart!

Together Apart 24th April 2021 14:00-18:00 BST We are so excited for this year’s TEDxUniversityofSussex conference and we can guarantee that there is something for everyone. The theme this year is ‘Together Apart’ brought about by the current situation and we have adapted the event so that it can be watched remotely. We have however, not removed anything from the event and the conference is … Continue reading TEDx: Together Apart!

March Calendar

Tea and Talk Our monthly Tea and Talk sessions are continuing for as long as we remain working in a virtual space. Taking time to check in and have some organic conversations with other Doctoral Researchers has been so lovely, we miss our corridor and cafe conversations and this has been a great replacement. Our March session will be this Thursday 4th from 3-4pm. Sign … Continue reading March Calendar

Welcoming New Researchers and More Hive Events

The Hive is looking forward to welcoming new researchers joining Sussex this January. We imagine it must be a strange time to be starting your PhD journey but we, the Hive and the existing researchers, hope that we can offer support and community. We’d like to welcome you – the new researchers – over our traditional game of ‘Lie to the Hive’ on 19th January … Continue reading Welcoming New Researchers and More Hive Events

December 2020 – Hive Calendar

December? What?  We don’t know about you but we cannot believe it is December already… where did all the time go? Things might be rough but at least there’s some Christmas cheer to look forward to. Here’s presenting the Hive’s December calendar for you: Since we want to carry on some semblance of normalcy and research, we will continue with Breakfast Serial Writing through the … Continue reading December 2020 – Hive Calendar

Top Tips and Takeaways: Peer Review with SAGE Publishing!

In the Hive, we have the pleasure of working with SAGE Publishing. Each year, the Scholars contribute to their blog and have the opportunity to visit their offices and attend some of their training sessions (pre-Covid, at least)! We asked SAGE if they would visit Sussex to speak with Doctoral Researchers about peer review: a core part of academic publishing where academics play a pivotal … Continue reading Top Tips and Takeaways: Peer Review with SAGE Publishing!

November 2020 – Hive Calendar

November is upon us but it doesn’t look quite the same as it did when we first wrote this post! The term may well be in full swing, with campus remaining open and teaching continuing during November; however, we will be continuing to hold all of our events online. As we head into another month of lockdown, we would like to invite you to get … Continue reading November 2020 – Hive Calendar