Silent Zoom Writing Group (SZWG)

SZWG is an online writing group for academics, postgraduates and creatives. It is organised by Dr Sophie Weeks and Dr Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani at the University of York, with assistance from Dr Ruth Lee at Queen’s University Belfast, Dr Katherine Massoth at the University of New Mexico, Pia Singh at the University of Strathclyde and Dr Jennifer Spence at Carleton University, Ottawa. ​We have run sessions every weekday … Continue reading Silent Zoom Writing Group (SZWG)

Emergency Student Support Fund available

The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened. Application deadline: Tuesday 28 September 2021. The Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) providese 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 returning students who are fully-registered at … Continue reading Emergency Student Support Fund available

Facilitator opportunities for York Community Projects

Careers and Placements are recruiting a team of postgraduates to help facilitate Community Projects over Autumn and Spring term for the academic year 2021/22. These are part time, paid roles and would suit those who are interested in developing their teaching experience and/or gaining experience in heritage, sustainability or charity sectors.  Community Projects will be … Continue reading Facilitator opportunities for York Community Projects

The Brilliant Club PhD researcher opportunity 2021/22

The Brilliant Club is a university access charity. They work closely with PhD and post-doctoral researchers, training them as university access professionals and placing them as tutors in schools. Here they deliver academically rigorous programmes to small groups of high potential pupils from low HE-participation backgrounds. The charity works in partnership with universities and schools … Continue reading The Brilliant Club PhD researcher opportunity 2021/22

Autumn 2021: Skills guides and training

Digital Skills Training Want some guidance on anything from setting up your thesis in Microsoft Word to getting creative with data processing and visualisation? Check out our full list of free digital skills training (or browse SkillsForge). Resources to help you Known for its bountiful game changing tips and support, the Skills Guides have support for critical reading, referencing, web development, Google Apps and much … Continue reading Autumn 2021: Skills guides and training

Digital Collaboration 2021: call for contributions

Does digital help you solve problems, break barriers, get creative… or something else? Now, more than ever, it’s important to make the most of approaches for working, teaching and communicating together digitally. All are welcome to submit to the University’s annual Digital Collaboration conference, held in association with the White Rose University Consortium, on 7 … Continue reading Digital Collaboration 2021: call for contributions

Women in STEM, Reimagined

Women in STEM, Reimagined is a free, week-long masterclass series for women in science and technology, and anyone else who likes to learn and grow at work and in their career. It could be of interest to STEM PhDs/ ECRs and will include a session on “How to Smooth the Transition From Academia to Industry,” … Continue reading Women in STEM, Reimagined

PhD funding opportunity – deadline soon

Scrintal and PhDVoice are sponsoring a US$500 grant to be awarded to one PhD student. This grant is intended to support a PhD student financially for the upcoming year. The grant is multi-purpose and can be used for any study-related expense, including but not limited to covering conferences, workshops or study material costs. The applications … Continue reading PhD funding opportunity – deadline soon

New postgrad researcher?

If you’re starting your research with us soon, sign up for the online induction event and get yourself a buddy. Online induction At the York Graduate Research School induction, you will be introduced to the professional support available to you as a postgraduate researcher (PGR). Hear from PGR Administration, the Library, IT, Careers and Placements … Continue reading New postgrad researcher?