Are you passionate about science? Public engagement? Pubs!? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be interested in helping to run the Pint of Science festival in York in 2024! What is Pint of Science? Pint of Science is an international science communication festival that happens annually over three evenings in … Continue reading Get involved with Pint of Science
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!
Eleven finalists competed for first place in our tenth anniversary University of York Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition final. Pitching themselves against the clock to communicate the impact of their research, these PhD students delivered captivating and inspiring research presentations, showcasing the strengths of postgraduate research at York, in just three minutes. Congratulations to all … Continue reading Our 3MT 2023 winners
“It’s questionable how ethical it is to retell the story of women whose lives have already been damaged by media depictions of them.” Read PhD candidate Daisy McManaman discussing a new documentary on the life of Anna Nicole Smith for The Conversation: Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me – Netflix doc seeks to reclaim … Continue reading Anna Nicole Smith: York PGR featured in The Conversation
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
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
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
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!
A play written by two UoY PhD students will air on BBC Radio 4 this week. Back Home highlights the ongoing issues of the ivory trade, with a focus on bringing the lesser-heard voices of African communities to the fore. Find out more Back Home is aired on Tuesday 24 January at 2.15pm on BBC … Continue reading PhD students on BBC Radio 4 this week