Mentoring and buddy support

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

The York Researcher Festival 2022

The York Researcher Festival is back! Join us from 17th-21st October 2022 for an opportunity to collectively celebrate the contribution that early career researchers (both postgraduate researchers and postdocs) make to research, culture and community at York. The Festival provides opportunities for researchers to come together across disciplines to share experiences, learn, network and develop new skills. … Continue reading The York Researcher Festival 2022

PhD Myth Busting! – How to Thrive and Survive in Your PhD

11th July, 13:00-15:00, Online This session is part of our ongoing How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD series. We will discuss the many misconceptions about undertaking a PhD and aims to ‘set the record straight’ about some myths surrounding the PhD process. Starting a PhD can be very challenging, especially with various preconceptions on the … Continue reading PhD Myth Busting! – How to Thrive and Survive in Your PhD

Support with statistics

The Maths Skills Centre can help develop your statistics skills this summer: Statistics Practical Guide – resources available online to develop your understanding of statistical concepts and guide you on how to use statistical software (SPSS, R and STATA). Workshop guides and materials available under Statistics workshops. Which statistical test? – Use this guide to identify the appropriate statistical test to analyse … Continue reading Support with statistics

Research data management tutorial

All postgraduate researchers have a responsibility to properly manage the data they create, collect or use during the course of their research. Get to grips with the principles and practice of good research data management by completing the RDM 101 online tutorial in the VLE.

Sign up for the European Doctoral Summer School

The annual European Doctoral Summer School will take place online this year on Monday 20 to Thursday 23 June 2022. Organised by the University of York, University of Munster and Maastricht University, the School offers doctoral candidates and postdocs an opportunity to work with colleagues from different institutions, culture and values, in sessions that will … Continue reading Sign up for the European Doctoral Summer School

Academic Skills Provision in Summer Term

Academic Skills Community schedule of workshops (free and open to all) including:- Academic Writing Mon 25th April 10.30-12pm online Editing and Proofreading Mon 25th April 1.30-3pm online Confidence to speak series starting on Wed 4th May 10.30-12pm in LFA144 Statistics Workshops – full details on the Maths Skills Centre Practical Guide (scroll to the bottom of the page) Numerical Reasoning for Employability: Wed 11th May 12-1.30pm LFA144, Tue 24th May 3.30-5pm Online … Continue reading Academic Skills Provision in Summer Term

Job Opportunity: Academic Lecture Presenter and Seminar Leader

The University of York’s Access and Outreach team and Academic Support Office are looking to recruit a number of Postgraduate students to support the delivery of various online outreach activities for post-16 students for the summer of 2022. All opportunities are designed to support students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in Higher Education to reach … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Academic Lecture Presenter and Seminar Leader

Job Opportunity: Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in Language & Linguistic Science 2022-23

Deadline: Tuesday 3 May 2022, 5pmHourly pay: £23.89 (teaching and marking)Hours of work: Varies according to the specific module The Department of Language & Linguistic Science is seeking to fill GTA (Graduate Teaching Assistant) positions for various modules offered across the BA curriculum (C-, I- and H-level) in 2022-23. The relevant (provisional) modules are listed … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in Language & Linguistic Science 2022-23

New resources: Preparing for your viva 

A Collaborative Enhancement Project led by the University of South Wales, in partnership with University Alliance, Coventry University, the University of Huddersfield and Sheffield Hallam University, has developed a series of videos and resources to help postgraduate researchers prepare for their viva (oral) examinations. The resources showcase real-life scenarios and possible viva questions. Shape and … Continue reading New resources: Preparing for your viva