Do you want an opportunity to share your research beyond academia, get valuable Public Engagement experience, and maybe even win a prize? The York Graduate Research School (YGRS) invites you to apply to take part in PhD Spotlight 2024, part of the prestigious YorkTalks event. We’re looking for Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs i.e. PhD, MPhil and Masters … Continue reading PhD Spotlight 2024 – Applications now open!
The University of York Induction for new Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs i.e. PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students) hosted by York Graduate Research School (YGRS) will take place on Wednesday 4 October 13:00-15:30 in the Spring Lane Building (Lecture Theatre SLB/118). A big welcome to all of our new Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs)! The York Graduate Research School … Continue reading Postgraduate Researcher Induction – 4th October 2023
Our new interactive Development Day is for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers who would like to come together in person to explore ways of effectively disseminating and communicating their work. The Development Day will be divided into three main sessions: Sessions can be attended separately but we encourage participation in all three, as this will provide … Continue reading BRIC Development Day: Communicate Your Research
Are you a current PhD student or a postdoc researcher? Are you interested in finding new ways to: If you answer ‘yes’ to any of these, then you’d be a great fit for the Thrive and Survive initiative! We’re on the lookout for researchers (current PhD students or postdocs) who would like to give some … Continue reading Call for volunteer speakers: Thrive & Survive Your PhD Workshops, 2022-3
Hi! I’m Zara, your Thrive and Survive Coordinator. I’m a second-year PhD student in the English and Related Literature department. My research explores food studies, mysticism, and gendered embodiment in contemporary writing. I also work as a GTA, so I have a real sense of the context of current PGRs in terms of balancing teaching … Continue reading Welcome to our New Thrive & Survive Coordinator!
Organised by the University of York, University of Munster and Maastricht University, the European Doctoral Summer School (EDSS) offers doctoral candidates an opportunity to work with colleagues from different institutions, culture and values, in sessions that will enable you to consider how to maximise your strengths, skills, career prospects and self confidence. This year’s Summer … Continue reading European Doctoral Summer School 2023
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
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
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?
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