Come to the Emerging Researchers’ Forum

The Emerging Researchers’ Forum is a new informal network for researchers (PhD, MRes, ECRs) to share experiences, offer peer-support and socialise with those at a similar level within the University. The Forum aims to bridge the gap between PhDs and ECRs in providing a potential platform for short talks and discussions with peers in an … Continue reading Come to the Emerging Researchers’ Forum

Dealing with harassment, stalking and conflict

We recognise the importance of promoting personal safety and we want to help you deal with harassment or aggressive behaviour should you experience it in the course of your studies or work life. We have teamed up with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust to produce some essential training, giving you the know-how to assess, manage and reduce risks. … Continue reading Dealing with harassment, stalking and conflict

Support if you’re isolating

It’s really important to let us know if you are self-isolating.  Whether you’re living in campus accommodation or off-campus in York, you should complete the student self-isolation form. Not only does this help to keep everyone safe but it unlocks our package of support for you, including: £40 e-voucher to spend on food Loan of … Continue reading Support if you’re isolating

N8 CIR: Machine Learning

Machine Learning (ML) has been selected as a priority theme for the N8 Centre for Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research (N8 CIR). As part of this new initiative, they will be holding a short Zoom meeting for researchers and PGRs who are involved in ML at York (28th Jan 1:00-2:30). The aim of the meeting … Continue reading N8 CIR: Machine Learning

Making the most of your PhD

January can be a time of reflecting on the past year, whilst thinking about the months ahead. What better way to start your year than with a look at potential extra opportunities and experiences that you could take part in, to really get the most out of your PhD? Join our Postgraduate Careers Consultant, Janice … Continue reading Making the most of your PhD

BBSRC: professional internships for PhD students

Work placements are available for BBSRC-funded PhD students under the Doctoral Training Partnership programme. You should be interested in gaining work experience at BBSRC’s Swindon office in: corporate policy and strategy science and innovation policy public engagement project management. You can gain work experience unrelated to your PhD through a three-month professional work placement at … Continue reading BBSRC: professional internships for PhD students

Help make Pint of Science happen

Pint of Science returns to venues across York in 2022 to continue its mission of empowering individuals and organisations to engage with the public and share their scientific research in an accessible, relaxed, and creative manner. They are looking for volunteers in York to help make Pint of Science happen. This will involve helping to … Continue reading Help make Pint of Science happen

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Rising Talent Programme

 The 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Rising Talent Programme awards five outstanding early-career women scientists a grant of £15,000 to support their research in the fields of Physical Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Life Sciences and Sustainable Development. The awards have been designed to provide flexible and practical financial support to … Continue reading L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Rising Talent Programme