Upcoming WUN Early Career Researcher networking workshops

The next three sessions in the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Early Career Researcher Networking Workshop Series are now open for bookings. The theme of the series is ‘developing the next generation of research leaders for sustainable development’. The workshops bring together early career researchers from all around the world interested in establishing connections to colleagues in … Continue reading Upcoming WUN Early Career Researcher networking workshops

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finalists announced

Our Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finalists have been announced. Ten postgraduate researchers will pitch themselves against the clock to deliver captivating and inspiring presentations, outlining their research in just three minutes. The winner will go on to the national 3MT finals later this year. With topics ranging from detecting deadly diseases to understanding children’s learning, … Continue reading Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finalists announced

Come to the York Festival of Ideas

York Festival of Ideas celebrates its tenth anniversary from 8-20 June with an eclectic programme featuring over 150 free online and in-person events. Presented under the banner of ‘Infinite Horizons’, this year’s Festival promises to educate, entertain and inspire with an array of talks, performances, family activities and panel discussions.  The 2021 programme also features … Continue reading Come to the York Festival of Ideas

Insight Into the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) from Fera Scientists

Tuesday 4th May – 14:00 – 15:00pm – live, online event This will be an opportunity to gain an insight from scientists at Fera about their roles and what it’s like to work at Fera (located just outside York). Eleanor Jones, a molecular ecologist (and York PhD graduate), and Mark Sykes, Senior Scientist for FAPAS (a world renowned accredited testing … Continue reading Insight Into the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) from Fera Scientists

2 upcoming careers events for May 2021: Working in Research and an insight into Data Management

We will be running 2 careers events in May that may be of interest to research students: Working in Research – Wed 5th May, 16.00 – 17.15 This event is designed to help you gain an insight into a range of research based career opportunities in academia, public sector, not for profit and commercial sectors. The event … Continue reading 2 upcoming careers events for May 2021: Working in Research and an insight into Data Management

Online event: Software Sustainability in Practice

Software Sustainability in Practice brings together researchers from different disciplines with an interest in sustainable software development and its links with open and reproducible research practices.  Software Sustainability in Practice Tuesday 20 April 202110-11.30amOnline event Confirmed speakers include Prof Simon Hettrick (Software Sustainability Institute Deputy Director), Dr Jon Hill (SSI Fellow and Senior Lecturer in … Continue reading Online event: Software Sustainability in Practice

Attend the York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum taster session

The York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum shows you how to use the knowledge and skills from a dozen different disciplines to enrich your knowledge and in particular to introduce you to a whole range of intellectual tools for you to use in your research. The York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum is hosting an online taster session from 2-3pm … Continue reading Attend the York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum taster session