Open Research at York: Two Years On, Wednesday 13 July, 11-1pm

This friendly and informal lunchtime event will provide an opportunity to reflect upon what we have achieved in the past two years as an open research community of practice, share ideas and plans on where we are going next, and discuss what challenges we still need to address. It will also be an opportunity to … Continue reading Open Research at York: Two Years On, Wednesday 13 July, 11-1pm

York Graduate Research School wins outstanding contribution to student wellbeing award

We are delighted to announce that the York Graduate Research School (YGRS) has been recognised for its work at the forefront of PGR wellbeing, winning the FindAPhd Outstanding Contribution to Postgraduate Student Wellbeing award. The award is for the suite of PGR support and wellbeing activities run by the University’s Building Research and Innovation Capacity … Continue reading York Graduate Research School wins outstanding contribution to student wellbeing award

GTAs and Student Wellbeing and Support: Focus Group Invitation

Deadline: 1 August 2022 We understand from departments that Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) may be being approached for support by students in need or distress, or encountering them unexpectedly in the routine course of your teaching, even as you are strictly speaking not supposed to be offering wellbeing support to students. Not only is this … Continue reading GTAs and Student Wellbeing and Support: Focus Group Invitation

PhD Myth Busting! – How to Thrive and Survive in Your PhD

11th July, 13:00-15:00, Online This session is part of our ongoing How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD series. We will discuss the many misconceptions about undertaking a PhD and aims to ‘set the record straight’ about some myths surrounding the PhD process. Starting a PhD can be very challenging, especially with various preconceptions on the … Continue reading PhD Myth Busting! – How to Thrive and Survive in Your PhD

Career Insights Interviews

24th June 11:30 – 12:30, Online  This session has kindly been made available courtesy of our colleagues at Queen’s University Belfast. In this live online podcast recording, Dr Claire Tonry (postdoc at Queen’s) will interview Dr Kyle Matchett, lecturer in Molecular Immunology at Ulster University, and Dr Sheila McCartan, Data Strategy Team Lead at Exploristics. … Continue reading Career Insights Interviews

Take the Fear Out of Career

20th July, 10:00 – 11:30, Online While imagining our future careers and selves can be exhilarating and satisfying, our imagining can be coloured by anxiety, doubt…and not infrequently, fear.  In this 90 minute session (with a break) we are going to explore the sources of career fear, understand when and why anxiety can be useful … Continue reading Take the Fear Out of Career

Collaborative Summer Writing Retreats

Do you have a deadline coming up or a piece of writing that’s long overdue? Or maybe some data analysis that just keeps slipping to the bottom of your to-do list? Alongside everything else that needs to fit in with our busy research lives, it can be hard to schedule devoted time in which to sit, think, and … Continue reading Collaborative Summer Writing Retreats

Support with statistics

The Maths Skills Centre can help develop your statistics skills this summer: Statistics Practical Guide – resources available online to develop your understanding of statistical concepts and guide you on how to use statistical software (SPSS, R and STATA). Workshop guides and materials available under Statistics workshops. Which statistical test? – Use this guide to identify the appropriate statistical test to analyse … Continue reading Support with statistics

ESRC and White Rose funded PhD studentship opportunity

Deadline: 17:00 (UK Time), 30 June 2022 About the opportunity The new ESRC Vulnerability and Policing Futures Research Centre, co-hosted at the Universities of York and Leeds, is advertising a fully funded PhD studentship on over-policing communities of colour and vulnerability.  This studentship is ringfenced for British BAME candidates and is part of a co-ordinated plan to increase diversity and inclusion among our postgraduate research community.  The closing date … Continue reading ESRC and White Rose funded PhD studentship opportunity

York Open Research Awards: Recipients Announced

The Open Research team are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s York Open Research Awards, celebrating projects and advocacy initiatives across a variety of disciplines and recognising work which encourages dialogue, reflection and broader thinking about some of the issues involved in open research and its implementation. The awards highlight projects from all … Continue reading York Open Research Awards: Recipients Announced