Be a Writing Centre tutor

The Writing Centre is seeking to recruit three Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) writing tutors. Tutors provide 30-minute appointments (face-to-face and online) to students from all disciplines who come to the Centre to discuss their writing. Advice relates to such areas as focus, structure, argument, citation and referencing, writing style, language and grammar. In addition, with … Continue reading Be a Writing Centre tutor

YESI Scholars: Interdisciplinary Research Training 

Thursday 18 January 2024, 10:00 – 14:30, H/G21 Eynns Room, Heslington Hall Big environmental problems can’t be solved by siloed researchers working independently; an interdisciplinary approach is needed. Working across disciplines, however, can throw up unexpected challenges which training within disciplines doesn’t prepare you for. This interdisciplinary training workshop aims to help participants think more … Continue reading YESI Scholars: Interdisciplinary Research Training 

Turing PhD Enrichment scheme info session

Applications for the Turing PhD Enrichment scheme are now open for entry in October 2024. These are intended for PhD students in their research phase (typically 2nd year) and allow the recipient to spend 6-9 months working with a mentor at The Alan Turing Institute (ATI) in London and carry a small stipend. Hybrid working … Continue reading Turing PhD Enrichment scheme info session

How was your journey to becoming a PGR? Deadline extended

YGRS is investigating how we can support offer holders to make the transition into postgraduate research. Please take part in our focus groups or survey and share your insights into how the stage from offer to enrolment was for you. Please take part in our short survey (deadline 24 November) to improve things for future … Continue reading How was your journey to becoming a PGR? Deadline extended

Alan Turing Institute PhD Enrichment Scheme opens soon

The Alan Turing Institute PhD Enrichment Scheme is designed for students looking to enhance and broaden their research within the Turing’s community. The Enrichment Scheme Placement Award offers candidates the opportunity to undertake a 6 or 9 month placement at the Turing HQ in London. Placement Award holders receive funding to physically access the Institute’s … Continue reading Alan Turing Institute PhD Enrichment Scheme opens soon

Royal Society Career Development Fellowship

The Royal Society Career Development Fellowship (CDF) is a four-year, postdoctoral research fellowship that aims to support the retention in STEM of researchers from underrepresented backgrounds. The scheme will initially run as a pilot with researchers from Black heritage. Research must be within the Royal Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not … Continue reading Royal Society Career Development Fellowship

Revised University Research Data Management Policy

The University Research Data Management Policy has been revised. You should make yourself aware of the Policy as it applies to all research conducted by University staff and postgraduate researchers (PGRs). Updated guidance on research data management is available via Research Data Management: a practical guide. The Open Research team helps researchers in both understanding … Continue reading Revised University Research Data Management Policy

How was your journey to becoming a PGR?

Our Supporting Transitions into PGR Project (STiPP) is investigating how offer holders can be better supported to make the transition from study or work to starting a postgraduate research project. If you are a new or current PGR, please take part in our short survey to improve things for future applicants. Deadline: 10 November 2023.

Open research at York: newsletter, survey and International Open Access Week 

The Open Research team (Library, Archives and Learning Services) has launched a newsletter to keep staff and postgraduate researchers updated on open research activities across disciplines at York and elsewhere.  The first issue includes links to a short survey on open research awareness and engagement at the University, as well as information about drop-in community clinics, online … Continue reading Open research at York: newsletter, survey and International Open Access Week