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

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

6 ways to keep the blues at bay: winter lockdown edition

Over the past year, we have written a few posts with strategies to boost your well-being, and resources for coping with Covid-19 lockdowns. Yet, it is clear that our needs change with each lockdown. Here we are in number three, and you certainly won’t catch me working my way through an 8 week home exercise programme, doing the couch to 5k, or baking to within … Continue reading 6 ways to keep the blues at bay: winter lockdown edition

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

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

The Hive’s October Calendar of Events!

This year, we are reviving our monthly calendar of events to help Sussex Doctoral Researchers keep track of our Hive events. From time to time, we will also add in other initiatives or events that are relevant for Doctoral Researchers, such as this month’s Open Access Week. Join the The Library Research Support team’s event: An Introduction to Open Access Publishing on the 20th October … Continue reading The Hive’s October Calendar of Events!

Quaran-Time Tea & Talk with the Hive

— UPDATED ON 3 July 2020: Our Summer care packages are continuing to come out in batches in between each of our July Tea and Talk sessions. So if you are expecting a package but have not yet received one, hold tight! We are working to get funding for an additional batch in the Autumn. So please do continue to sign up – you will … Continue reading Quaran-Time Tea & Talk with the Hive