October: Upcoming researcher development sessions

Identity, Engagement and Inclusion in Research 19th October, 11:00-12:00, Online This workshop will take the form of a panel-based discussion, examining topics such as how our own identities have shaped our research practices; engagement, inclusion and recruitment of marginalised groups in research; and how we can reduce the bridge between researchers and participants. Deadline 17th … Continue reading October: Upcoming researcher development sessions

PGR Induction – Resources

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

Upcoming researcher training sessions

Please take a look at our Professional Development & Skills Programme – and see below for a couple of upcoming sessions we’d like to highlight to you. Please note that bookings close in advance of each session – so book soon to avoid missing out! Academic Careers: What’s Involved? 4th October, 9:30-11:00, Online This session will provide an … Continue reading Upcoming researcher training sessions

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