New ! Career Journey Planner for Research Postgraduates

Career planning. What’s your reaction to those words ? Many people experience a negative reaction, regarding it as time consuming or stressful, with tasks or decisions to be put off for as long as possible. For others it suggests opportunity, excitement and development, something they’re keen to spend time on.  So, where are you currently … Continue reading New ! Career Journey Planner for Research Postgraduates

PGR Ask Me Anything: Q&A with the Vice-Chancellor, YGRS and GSA

The York Graduate Research School with the Graduate Students’ Association is holding another ‘Ask Me Anything’ event for PGRs to pose questions to a panel of University and GSA representatives. At the next session featuring Vice-Chancellor, Charlie Jeffery, you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panel who are there to support you … Continue reading PGR Ask Me Anything: Q&A with the Vice-Chancellor, YGRS and GSA

WATCH AGAIN: Ask Me Anything, October 2020

WATCH: PGR Ask Me Anything Q&A from Thursday 1 October 2020. Sign up for the next PGR Ask Me Anything: Q&A with the Vice-Chancellor, YGRS and GSA on Tuesday 3 November 2020.

GSA funding for the postgraduate community

To stimulate a vibrant and engaging postgraduate community at the University of York, the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) have set up a fund to which any student or staff member can apply. The main objective of the fund is simply to make the postgraduate community better and to support new and innovative ideas and projects. … Continue reading GSA funding for the postgraduate community

Teach with Health Sciences

The Department of Health Sciences would like to invite applications to the position of GTA as part of the team delivering Masters-level content across two statistics modules. Applicants will need to demonstrate a clear understanding of the subject matter raised in modules. Applications are not restricted to postgraduates within the Department of Health Sciences. Roles … Continue reading Teach with Health Sciences

York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum (YPIF)

Join an interactive York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum (YPIF) event from 6-7.15 pm on Wednesday 21 October. This online event will act as a taster of the dynamic YPIF speaker series to come during the 2020-21 academic year, highlighting research across faculty. At the session, you will hear from a variety of speakers about their research … Continue reading York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum (YPIF)

Open Access Week

International Open Access Week takes place this week and provides an opportunity to discuss and promote all aspects of open research, from preregistration, protocols and citizen science through to preprint sharing, open access publishing and open data. Check out the Library’s Open Research Practical Guide for more information on open research and consider joining the #york-open-research Slack channel where … Continue reading Open Access Week

Reflecting on your PGR ‘Career Decisions and Transitions’

We hope the first term of this academic year is off to a great start for you all. It will certainly be a year like no other. One reassuring familiarity, amidst much uncertainty, is the change of the seasons here in York. And with Autumn now in full swing, you might find yourself taking stock … Continue reading Reflecting on your PGR ‘Career Decisions and Transitions’

Researchers in Schools

Are you interested in teaching in secondary schools ? Do you want to have an impact on pupil attainment and access to university ? These two programmes might be of interest to you: 1.Researchers in Schools is a unique teacher training and development programme exclusively for those who have completed a doctorate with three core … Continue reading Researchers in Schools

WATCH: Induction videos now available

Missed the York Graduate Research School induction event? The presentations are now all online. The York Graduate Research School induction event in September each year provides an introduction to all professional support available to you as a research student and gives an opportunity to celebrate the success of our current students and alumni. All the … Continue reading WATCH: Induction videos now available