York Open Research Awards Returns

We are pleased to announce the return of the York Open Research Awards. This scheme provides an inclusive opportunity to celebrate projects and advocacy initiatives across a variety of disciplines, recognising work which encourages dialogue, reflection and broader thinking about some of the issues involved in open research and its implementation. This year’s awards have been organised in … Continue reading York Open Research Awards Returns

Covidence Scholarship Fund

Are you conducting a systematic review as part of your research in the next six months? Covidence is a platform that brings together research from around the globe. They’re offering funding to PhD and Masters students who are undertaking or will be starting a systematic review as part of their dissertation in the six months … Continue reading Covidence Scholarship Fund

YGRS Conference Fund for self-funded PhDs

The deadline to receive bids for the next round of YGRS Conference Funding for self-funded PhD researchers is midnight on Tuesday 1 March 2022. Bids can be made for research activities including but not limited to conferences. Applicants may also bid for funding to support training courses, language courses, summer schools or similar events in or outside the UK or online. Find out more … Continue reading YGRS Conference Fund for self-funded PhDs

Opportunity: Research placement in Canada

UKRI is offering up to £15,000 for a 12-week research placement in Canada for UKRI-funded doctoral students. Placement projects can be on a topic unrelated to your studies, helping to create multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary researchers. Placement projects should not include activities that are part of your planned PhD. Placements must take place between 1 August … Continue reading Opportunity: Research placement in Canada

Have a business idea? Apply for Venture One funding

York Venture One provides University of York students, recent alumni and staff with the financial resources to take a business idea from concept through to early stage investment. Designed to facilitate the development of an MVP or the gathering of evidence of market demand, Venture One is a pilot initiative offering between £5,000 to £10,000 … Continue reading Have a business idea? Apply for Venture One funding

Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

The University is providing funding for three PhD students to undertake a policy internship within the government’s Open Innovation Team (OIT).  The OIT is a cross-government unit that works with experts to generate analysis and ideas for policy. In addition to its growing team of permanent civil servants, we also have PhD placement students who … Continue reading Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

Conception X Cohort V

Conception X is the UK’s leading deep tech venture programme that helps PhD students turn their research into early stage startups. Over the past three years, Conception X has helped more than 200 PhD students acquire entrepreneurial skills and launch their own startups. To find out more about the programme and how you can apply, … Continue reading Conception X Cohort V

Emergency Student Support Fund available

The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened. Application deadline: Tuesday 28 September 2021. The Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) providese short-term financial support for the unanticipated needs of York students caused or exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Students can apply for a maximum of £500 of non-repayable funding. All returning students who are fully-registered at … Continue reading Emergency Student Support Fund available

PhD funding opportunity – deadline soon

Scrintal and PhDVoice are sponsoring a US$500 grant to be awarded to one PhD student. This grant is intended to support a PhD student financially for the upcoming year. The grant is multi-purpose and can be used for any study-related expense, including but not limited to covering conferences, workshops or study material costs. The applications … Continue reading PhD funding opportunity – deadline soon

UKRI Policy Internships

The UKRI Policy Internships Scheme for 2020/21 is now open and the closing date for applications is 4pm on Monday 4 October 2021. The scheme provides the opportunity for doctoral students funded by the Research Councils of UKRI to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations. Full details … Continue reading UKRI Policy Internships