The short answer is: yes! As a previous University of York 3 Minute Thesis finalist, I honestly cannot recommend this competition enough. Keep reading to find out why it is an opportunity not to be missed! What is 3 Minute Thesis? The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition involves giving a 3 minute talk explaining the … Continue reading Should You Enter 3 Minute Thesis? – Laura Cowell
British Library Doctoral Open Day
The British Library would like to invite you to their first in-person British Library Doctoral Open Day of 2023! ‘Exploring Collections in Your PhD’ (Leeds Central Library, 27 March 2023) This day will introduce you to the range of research materials available in the British Library, Leeds Central Library, the West Yorkshire Archive Service and … Continue reading British Library Doctoral Open Day
Why I took part in 3MT – Kate Mooney
If you’re a PhD student, you already know how isolating the experience can be. The only thing that could possibly exacerbate that experience is probably a global pandemic… (thanks a bunch, 2020!) When I applied to 3MT last year, I had been working from home for over a year, and had barely been talking to … Continue reading Why I took part in 3MT – Kate Mooney
Can you help lead our Thrive & Survive Programme?
Be a part of our award-winning ‘How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD’ initiative! Recognised across HE institutions as a leading example for Postgraduate support, The University of York’s Thrive and Survive initiative was set up to facilitate peer-peer support for PhDs, through panel discussions and community building. The aim of the initiative is … Continue reading Can you help lead our Thrive & Survive Programme?
Why I applied to 3 Minute Thesis – Daisy Johnson
Hi! My name is Daisy Johnson and I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Education, who participated in the 2021 3MT competition. I had seen the Three Minute Thesis competition advertised during my first year at the university and decided to pass due to a lot of other commitments in life at that … Continue reading Why I applied to 3 Minute Thesis – Daisy Johnson
GTA role: Data Discoveries event organiser and resource coordinator
The Data Science Working Group are seeking a Graduate Teaching Assistant to both organise the 2023 Data Discoveries event and to collate existing resources into a single repository. The position is scoped as 7.5 hours a week for 15 weeks but the exact working pattern is flexible. Application deadline: Monday 20 March 2023 Find out … Continue reading GTA role: Data Discoveries event organiser and resource coordinator
Want to teach in Sociology?
The Department of Sociology is holding a recruitment event for any PGRs at York interested in being a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) in the next academic year. GTA Teaching in SociologyTuesday 18 AprilLMB002A2-4pm Come along to find out more about vacancies, meet current GTAs, find out how to apply and ask any questions. Questions about … Continue reading Want to teach in Sociology?
One to one statistics support
The Maths Skills Centre offers 30-minute one-to-one statistics appointments both online and on campus. Get in touch if you have questions relating to your research and data. Book a Maths Skills Centre appointment
3 Minute Thesis 2023 – Applications Now Open!
York 3 Minute Thesis is back for 2023 – and we’re incredibly proud to be celebrating our 10th anniversary running this exciting event! Open to current PhD researchers at the University of York, you’ll have just three minutes each to communicate the impact of your research to an audience made up of university staff, members of … Continue reading 3 Minute Thesis 2023 – Applications Now Open!
Bursaries to fund short language courses
Many bursaries are available to registered postgraduates, including UK and international students, to cover the costs of a short Languages For All course (depending on the availability of places). See bursary eligibility and application details. Note that bursary places are limited and are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.