Research Data Management

All postgraduate researchers have a responsibility to properly manage the data they create, collect or use during the course of their research. Get to grips with the principles and practice of good research data management by completing the RDM 101 online tutorial in the VLE.

Impact Fortnight 2021: Place and Research Impact

We hope you will join us for Impact Fortnight 2021: Place and Research Impact, this year’s Impact Conference, which will be a series of online events from 15-26 November considering what “Place” means for us as a University for Public Good. The events will include talks from internal and external speakers considering the landscape of … Continue reading Impact Fortnight 2021: Place and Research Impact

Conception X Cohort V

Conception X is the UK’s leading deep tech venture programme that helps PhD students turn their research into early stage startups. Over the past three years, Conception X has helped more than 200 PhD students acquire entrepreneurial skills and launch their own startups. To find out more about the programme and how you can apply, … Continue reading Conception X Cohort V

Career Management for Academic Researchers online course

The Career Management for Early Academic Researchers MOOC is open and will be available to all researchers between October 2021and July 2022. This is a bespoke online course developed by specialist researcher careers consultants at the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Sheffield. It has been designed for research students and staff who are exploring their … Continue reading Career Management for Academic Researchers online course

Careers Fairs – October 2021

Did you know that approximately 50% of PhD graduates develop their careers outside academia ? If you’re considering this option, or are curious to see what might be available, why not visit the recruitment fairs next week ? Employers attending will all have opportunities available on their graduate programmes for 2022, and these are open … Continue reading Careers Fairs – October 2021

Induction presentations now available

Missed the York Graduate Research School induction event or want a refresher? You can now view all presentations on the YGRS web pages. The York Graduate Research School induction event provides an introduction to all professional support available to you as a postgraduate researcher and gives an opportunity to celebrate the success of our current students … Continue reading Induction presentations now available

Research computing support

The research computing team has an extensive wiki page showcasing some of the training and facilities offered by the University.  We also have an online introduction to research computing course and a quick start guide for Viking, which may be of interest to those who wish to use some of the computational research facilities offered at York. If you need … Continue reading Research computing support

Community Projects Facilitator Roles – Digital Marketing

Careers and Placements are recruiting a team of postgraduates to help facilitate our Digital Marketing Community Projects over Autumn and Spring term for the academic year 2021/22. These are part time paid roles to be worked on a flexible basis part time, total 37 hours over Autumn and Spring term.  Community Projects will be delivered … Continue reading Community Projects Facilitator Roles – Digital Marketing

MEDMaths 2021 – Virtual Careers Talk led by Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (PSI)

Type of event: One-hour live webinarDate and time: Wednesday 10th November 2021 13:00 – 14:00 GMT Who is this event intended for? All students studying Mathematics, Statistics, or a degree with high numerical content, from BSc to PhD, who would like to learn more about the career possibilities within medical research and how to take … Continue reading MEDMaths 2021 – Virtual Careers Talk led by Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (PSI)

Starting your PhD and surviving the journey

Congratulations! You are about to start on a challenging and rewarding PhD journey at the University of York. A little about myself before I jump into the fascinating details of this journey. My name is Estelia Bórquez Sánchez, and I am from Chile (South America). In August last year, I was awarded my PhD degree in … Continue reading Starting your PhD and surviving the journey