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
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
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
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
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?
Biology PhD student, Theo Issitt, is competing in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) national final tomorrow. Theo won the York 3MT competition earlier this year. He has now been selected out of a thousand researchers as one of the final six in the national final. Theo’s talk, ‘The smell of cells’, focuses on his research … Continue reading Good luck to Theo Issitt – York’s 3MT National Finalist
The UKRI Policy Internships Scheme for 2020/21 is now open and the closing date for applications is 4pm on Monday 4 October 2021. The scheme provides the opportunity for doctoral students funded by the Research Councils of UKRI to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations. Full details … Continue reading UKRI Policy Internships
Before you can teach, you will need to complete our Introduction to Teaching and Learning course. This allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills to establish yourself as a confident, enthusiastic and effective teacher and is an induction into Higher Education teaching and into working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at York. Led by Academic … Continue reading Planning to teach this academic year?
The fourth and final round of the Covid-19 PhD Scholarship Fund (CPSF) opens today and we’re pleased to advise that eligibility has been widened to include sponsored international PGRs who have had a request for additional funding support denied by their sponsor. Also, in exceptional circumstances, if you have received a previous funding extension you … Continue reading Covid-19 PhD Scholarship Fund (CPSF): Round 4 now open
Three prestigious one-year Fellowships in the area of mental health and neuroscience are available through the University’s Centre for Future Health. The scheme is jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and the University and offers salary at Grade 6.1 (£32,817 p.a.) plus a modest project budget. The scheme is intended as a stepping stone to an externally-funded postdoctoral … Continue reading Centre for Future Health Fellowships