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!
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 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
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
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
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
What’s on offer? This workshop is to answer the question, “How can York Reach a Just Transition to Net Zero?” from the perspective of young people. The goal is to work with young people in York to find out about their communities, what they think are the key barriers and assets towards reaching net zero, … Continue reading How Can York Reach a Just Transition to Net Zero?
The Academic Skills Community are advertising for GTAs for the Maths Skills Centre with no fixed deadline. If we have applications and no vacancy we will hold them on file until a position becomes available. We will let them know this at time of application. For more information and to apply, go to the Current teaching … Continue reading Graduate Teaching Assistant Vacancies
As part of Open Access Week, the Open Research Team are pleased to share the York Open Research Skills Framework, launched to coincide with International Open Access Week 2022. This framework provides an accessible guide to help University of York researchers navigate the values, benefits and practicalities of embedding open research in their work. It … Continue reading York Open Research Skills Framework & Open Access Fund
Please find below an update of the Academic Skills provision in Autumn term: Useful online Practical Guides Academic writing provides advice and guidance on all aspects of academic writing. Referencing Style Guide contains advice and examples of referencing styles. Maths Skills Centre has resources on statistical analysis, maths topics, guidance on choosing statistical tests and numerical reasoning. Workshops … Continue reading Academic Skills Community – Autumn Term Update