Thank you to everyone who came to our recent Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) Induction. It was wonderful to meet so many of you and welcome you to the university! We’d really appreciate it if you could spare a couple of minutes to fill out our Induction Feedback Form – your thoughts on this year’s event will … Continue reading PGR Induction – Resources
Conducting a large research project is challenging work, but no matter your level, all postgraduate researchers are invited to take part in our award-winning Mentoring Scheme or Buddy Scheme, respectively. Find out more about each scheme below. Buddy Scheme – for 1st year Postgraduate Researchers only Application deadline: 3 October 2022 Are you a new … Continue reading Mentoring and buddy support
If you’re interested in careers that link to policy and research, have you thought about working for a think tank ? Smart Thinking is a great careers resources for this sector, with lots of useful articles and advice as well as job and internship listings. This article on transitioning from academia to think tanks could be particularly useful.
Congratulations! You are about to start on a challenging and rewarding PhD journey at the University of York. A little about myself before I jump into the fascinating details of this journey. My name is Estelia Bórquez Sánchez, and I am from Chile (South America). In August last year, I was awarded my PhD degree in … Continue reading Starting your PhD and surviving the journey
Our Digital Tools for Research practical guide gives guidance on using Nvivo, formatting your thesis in Word, literature searching and a whole range of other digital tools. Digital Tools for Research If you have specific enquiries about using any of these applications for your research please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Careers and Placements have launched season 7 of the ‘What do you actually do ?’ podcast with, Talking census: a career in genealogy. Christina studied BA Archaeology at UCL, MA in History at York followed by a History PhD in the USA, where she now works for family history company Ancestry. Also coming up this term: … Continue reading What do you actually do ? Podcast series
With funding from the Wellcome Trust and the University via the Centre for Future Health (CFH), two new guides to co-producing research with the public have been created. Guide to Co-production with the Public for ResearchersThis reference manual for researchers covers everything from underpinning principles, to techniques and methods, through to handling the practicalities and ethics … Continue reading Two new guides to co-producing research with the public