World Universities Network – Networking Workshops

WUN (World Universities Network of which York is a member), in collaboration with UNESCO and UNSDSN, is holding a series of free virtual networking workshops for early career researchers (ECRs) under the theme of ‘developing the next generation of research leaders for sustainable development’. The workshops will bring together early career researchers from all around the world interested in establishing connections to colleagues … Continue reading World Universities Network – Networking Workshops

Working in the NHS: Careers in a world impacted by Covid – Wed 27 Jan, 15.00-16.00

In this remarkable and challenging year, NHS staff at the centre of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to be an inspiration, leading many to consider what a career in healthcare might look like for them. As the world’s 5th largest employer, recruitment across all roles and professions in the NHS remains a national priority. Open to … Continue reading Working in the NHS: Careers in a world impacted by Covid – Wed 27 Jan, 15.00-16.00

PGR wellbeing support in February

PGR coffee morningMonday 1 February 202110-11amOnline An opportunity to meet with other researchers, to discuss in an informal environment whatever you wish about your research experience, and to take stock of where you are and where you’re going over a coffee. Bring your own coffee! Book now How to thrive and survive in your PhDWednesday … Continue reading PGR wellbeing support in February

February skills training

Take a look at the schedule for February and sign up via Skillsforge. Tue 2nd – Managing Your Research DataWed 3rd – Effective Project ManagementThu 4th – Academic Careers: What’s Involved?Thu 4th – Making the most of your PhD Tue 9th – Career planning: Developing your career planWed 10th – Effective Time ManagementWed 10th – How to Thrive and Survive in your … Continue reading February skills training

Teach with the Maths Skills Centre

The Maths Skills Centre is recruiting Graduate Teaching Assistants to run online maths and statistics appointments. They welcome applications from PhD research students working across all disciplines who have: A good first degree in a subject with a large mathematical or statistical content A good grounding in first-year undergraduate Mathematics and/or Probability and Statistical Theory The ability to … Continue reading Teach with the Maths Skills Centre

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Thrive and Survive your PhD Coordinator

We are very pleased to provide an opportunity for a proactive and committed postgraduate (or postdoctoral) research to take up the new role of ‘Thrive and Survive your PhD’ series coordinator.  The ‘How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD’ workshop series is a peer-led initiative  designed for students to share information and advice between year groups and … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: Thrive and Survive your PhD Coordinator

What do you actually do ? Podcast series

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

Emergency Student Support Fund reopens

The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened.  The Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) aims to provide short-term financial support for the unanticipated needs of York students caused or exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Students can apply for a maximum of £500 of non-repayable funding. All current students who are fully-registered at the University of York … Continue reading Emergency Student Support Fund reopens

Teaching During COVID-19: Teaching Online

The first of our two workshops to support Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) teaching in the Spring or Summer Term is now available: Teaching During COVID-19: Teaching Online.  This online workshop is open to all Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) who are either teaching online as a GTA or are interested in learning more about what is involved … Continue reading Teaching During COVID-19: Teaching Online

Translate MedTech 2021 Training and Development Programme announced

Nine online courses have been announced on the 2021 medtech innovation programme of learning, including a brand-new User-Centred Design course. The training programme is delivered through a flexible, pick and mix programme of introductory, stand-alone workshops, designed to equip researchers and business development teams with the skills to translate research ideas into medical technology products … Continue reading Translate MedTech 2021 Training and Development Programme announced