Virtual conferences have enabled researchers to communicate and share their work online during the pandemic, leading us to wonder whether online meetings could now become the norm? We asked Jamie Cockcroft, a third year PGR student from Psychology to share his top tips on how to design an effective poster presentation for an online conference. … Continue reading Designing an Online Academic Poster Presentation
Month: January 2021
Things to look forward to about studying History at York!
I’m Lauren, and I am going to share with you all the things to look forward to about studying History at York. I am a second year joint honours student and I have been able to choose some amazing modules here. I can’t wait to continue studying what I enjoy. Choice of modules This brings … Continue reading Things to look forward to about studying History at York!
Look forward to History of Art at York
York is an incredible place to study the history of art! Aside from the course, there are so many opportunities – like hundreds of societies to join. York is unique in that it offers a large range of modules to choose from. This allows you to specialise and really focus on what interests you. More … Continue reading Look forward to History of Art at York
World Universities Network – Networking Workshops
WUN (World Universities Network of which York is a member), in collaboration with UNESCO and UNSDSN, is holding a series of free virtual networking workshops for early career researchers (ECRs) under the theme of ‘developing the next generation of research leaders for sustainable development’. The workshops will bring together early career researchers from all around the world interested in establishing connections to colleagues … Continue reading World Universities Network – Networking Workshops
Transitioning from school or college to university study
The move from school, sixth form or college to university is one that brings so many changes, and a lot of the time they can be quite scary. From living by yourself to making friends, it can all feel a bit daunting. One of the things I was most concerned about was how studying was … Continue reading Transitioning from school or college to university study
Why I chose to study at the University of York
Hi, I’m Ellen and I am a first year English Language and Linguistics student in Alcuin College. University has always been something that I have wanted to do, I’ve always loved the idea of moving to a new place and meeting lots of new people whilst studying a subject that I absolutely adore. Funnily enough, … Continue reading Why I chose to study at the University of York
Studying at uni – what’s it like?
Hello! I’m Benjamin, a 3rd year Law student from Vanbrugh College. Studying is an important aspect of university and it is quite different to studying at school, college or sixth form! In this blog, I will talk you through my methods of study, what it is like studying Law, how to prepare for seminars, and … Continue reading Studying at uni – what’s it like?
Working in the NHS: Careers in a world impacted by Covid – Wed 27 Jan, 15.00-16.00
In this remarkable and challenging year, NHS staff at the centre of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to be an inspiration, leading many to consider what a career in healthcare might look like for them. As the world’s 5th largest employer, recruitment across all roles and professions in the NHS remains a national priority. Open to … Continue reading Working in the NHS: Careers in a world impacted by Covid – Wed 27 Jan, 15.00-16.00
PGR wellbeing support in February
PGR coffee morningMonday 1 February 202110-11amOnline An opportunity to meet with other researchers, to discuss in an informal environment whatever you wish about your research experience, and to take stock of where you are and where you’re going over a coffee. Bring your own coffee! Book now How to thrive and survive in your PhDWednesday … Continue reading PGR wellbeing support in February
February skills training
Take a look at the schedule for February and sign up via Skillsforge. Tue 2nd – Managing Your Research DataWed 3rd – Effective Project ManagementThu 4th – Academic Careers: What’s Involved?Thu 4th – Making the most of your PhD Tue 9th – Career planning: Developing your career planWed 10th – Effective Time ManagementWed 10th – How to Thrive and Survive in your … Continue reading February skills training