Networking Knowledge – Call for Book Reviewers

Postgraduate and early career researchers from a variety of UK universities are invited to join Networking Knowledge’s book review mailing list. Book reviews will be included in future issues of the journal and are generally 1,500 – 2,000 words, though longer reviews will be considered. Why take part? Book reviewing is an excellent way to … Continue reading Networking Knowledge – Call for Book Reviewers

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

Survey – Impact of Covid on PGRs

Since Spring 2020, many educational programmes have had to be offered on-line or with hybrid delivery, due to COVID-19. This change has affected the way we undertake our activities and deliver our services. New learning structures and support were designed and offered to enable the learning process of PhD students. Also, education and services offered … Continue reading Survey – Impact of Covid on PGRs

Studying for a PhD – The Inside Story: Online Q & A for prospective PhD students

Date: Tuesday 26 July 2022, 12 – 1pm Are you interested in studying a PhD and from an underrepresented group*? The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) partners; the Universities of York, Sheffield, Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield Hallam University are running a Q & A webinar on 26 July from 12-1pm where you can meet … Continue reading Studying for a PhD – The Inside Story: Online Q & A for prospective PhD students

Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome

Due to high demand, we’ve added an additional date for our highly popular Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome workshop. 25th July 2022, 10:00-12:00, 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 Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome

Open Research at York: Two Years On, Wednesday 13 July, 11-1pm

This friendly and informal lunchtime event will provide an opportunity to reflect upon what we have achieved in the past two years as an open research community of practice, share ideas and plans on where we are going next, and discuss what challenges we still need to address. It will also be an opportunity to … Continue reading Open Research at York: Two Years On, Wednesday 13 July, 11-1pm

Career Insights Interviews

24th June 11:30 – 12:30, Online  This session has kindly been made available courtesy of our colleagues at Queen’s University Belfast. In this live online podcast recording, Dr Claire Tonry (postdoc at Queen’s) will interview Dr Kyle Matchett, lecturer in Molecular Immunology at Ulster University, and Dr Sheila McCartan, Data Strategy Team Lead at Exploristics. … Continue reading Career Insights Interviews

Take the Fear Out of Career

20th July, 10:00 – 11:30, Online While imagining our future careers and selves can be exhilarating and satisfying, our imagining can be coloured by anxiety, doubt…and not infrequently, fear.  In this 90 minute session (with a break) we are going to explore the sources of career fear, understand when and why anxiety can be useful … Continue reading Take the Fear Out of Career