New workshop for Researchers – Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome

We’re happy to announce the return of our highly popular Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome workshop – 13th July 2022, 15:00-17:00, Online This session, tailored to the research environment, and led by former academic researcher Steve Hutchinson, will focus on the Inner Game of being a researcher. He’ll examine the beliefs that help and … Continue reading New workshop for Researchers – Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome

Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Deadline: 30 May 2022Hours of Work: 11.1 hours a week, 0.3fte (1 post for 3 months, 1 post for 7 months) Interview Date: TBC About the Role The Department of Social Policy and Social Work are looking to recruit two research trainees to join our ongoing project exploring how we can use asset-based approaches to … Continue reading Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Ten is Zen: Counting 10 days of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Through our membership with Vitae, University of York Researchers have free access to this event. As part of our commitment to the Researcher Development Concordat, the YGRS has extended our support for postdocs and early career researchers to take part in 10 days of Professional Development, to our Postgraduate community. Researchers across the world are … Continue reading Ten is Zen: Counting 10 days of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

How to Thrive & Survive your PhD – Upcoming Session, and Volunteers Needed!

We’re happy to announce the return of our popular How to Thrive and Survive in Your PhD series of workshops! Ran by PhDs, for PhDs, Thrive and Survive sessions tackle a variety of themes, with panel and peer-peer discussions. We have a new Thrive & Survive Coordinator in post – Georgia Beel, a 3rd year PhD from Environment & Geography. Georgia … Continue reading How to Thrive & Survive your PhD – Upcoming Session, and Volunteers Needed!

Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) information session (online)

Wednesday, May 4th 2022, 16.00-17.00 Located just outside York, Fera is a national and international centre of excellence for interdisciplinary investigation and problem solving across plant and bee health, crop protection, sustainable agriculture, food and feed quality and chemical safety in the environment. Come along to this virtual session to hear more about the work … Continue reading Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) information session (online)

Summer Internship Opportunities

The Student Internship Bureau (SIB) is advertising paid summer internship opportunities with local employers, including the University of York. Some of these are available on a part-time, hybrid working basis so may suit PGRs. More opportunities will be added over the next couple of weeks. Examples of some of the part-time roles available include: A … Continue reading Summer Internship Opportunities

ACU-Early Careers Researcher Training Programme on Presentation Skills and Proposal Writing

5 April – 12 May, every Tuesday and Thursday online Join the Association of Commonwealth Universities for a free series of events with Christ University, covering training on presentation skills and proposal writing. With online sessions taking place each Tuesday and Thursday, the programme aims to help develop your skills, techniques and confidence in delivering … Continue reading ACU-Early Careers Researcher Training Programme on Presentation Skills and Proposal Writing