The short answer is: yes! As a previous University of York 3 Minute Thesis finalist, I honestly cannot recommend this competition enough. Keep reading to find out why it is an opportunity not to be missed! What is 3 Minute Thesis? The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition involves giving a 3 minute talk explaining the … Continue reading Should You Enter 3 Minute Thesis? – Laura Cowell
Why I took part in 3MT – Kate Mooney
If you’re a PhD student, you already know how isolating the experience can be. The only thing that could possibly exacerbate that experience is probably a global pandemic… (thanks a bunch, 2020!) When I applied to 3MT last year, I had been working from home for over a year, and had barely been talking to … Continue reading Why I took part in 3MT – Kate Mooney
Can you help lead our Thrive & Survive Programme?
Be a part of our award-winning ‘How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD’ initiative! Recognised across HE institutions as a leading example for Postgraduate support, The University of York’s Thrive and Survive initiative was set up to facilitate peer-peer support for PhDs, through panel discussions and community building. The aim of the initiative is … Continue reading Can you help lead our Thrive & Survive Programme?
Why I applied to 3 Minute Thesis – Daisy Johnson
Hi! My name is Daisy Johnson and I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Education, who participated in the 2021 3MT competition. I had seen the Three Minute Thesis competition advertised during my first year at the university and decided to pass due to a lot of other commitments in life at that … Continue reading Why I applied to 3 Minute Thesis – Daisy Johnson
3 Minute Thesis 2023 – Applications Now Open!
York 3 Minute Thesis is back for 2023 – and we’re incredibly proud to be celebrating our 10th anniversary running this exciting event! Open to current PhD researchers at the University of York, you’ll have just three minutes each to communicate the impact of your research to an audience made up of university staff, members of … Continue reading 3 Minute Thesis 2023 – Applications Now Open!
YGRS Induction January 2023
Our next Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) Induction will be on Wednesday 25th January 2023. The induction is open to all new PGRs who weren’t enrolled in September 2022 (or who missed our September Induction), and their supervisors. Those who attend our induction events say they would recommend it to other PGRs – so be sure to join … Continue reading YGRS Induction January 2023
The York PG Research Supervisor Programme
The University has committed to enhancing support for Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) supervisors. The York PG Research Supervisor Programme includes completion of the mandatory online ‘Being an Effective Research Supervisor Tutorial’ (BERST); a set of comprehensive web resources and a programme of workshops. FAQs about the requirements are also available. These new changes are reflected in … Continue reading The York PG Research Supervisor Programme
PhD Spotlight competition 2023
Do you want an opportunity to share your research beyond academia, get valuable Public Engagement experience, and maybe even win a prize? Apply to take part in PhD Spotlight 2023, part of the prestigious YorkTalks event. We’re looking for 10 PhD Students to take part in a live event, where you’ll create a display or … Continue reading PhD Spotlight competition 2023
Be part of our award winning Postgraduate Research Student Mentoring Scheme
Did you know that the University of York has an Award Winning PGR mentoring Scheme?! This scheme matches 2nd, 3rd and final year PGR students (and part time equivalents) with a mentor – a Postdoc/Early Career Researcher at York. Everyone will want to gain different things from working with a mentor, but previous mentees asked for support … Continue reading Be part of our award winning Postgraduate Research Student Mentoring Scheme
Collaborative Academic 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, … Continue reading Collaborative Academic Writing Retreats