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
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
Submit an idea for an event to be part of the 2023 York Festival of Ideas programme.
The York Festival of Ideas is accepting submissions for next year’s event, with the theme ‘Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild’. The deadline for submissions is 12pm on Monday 14 November. The Emerging Researchers Fourm is holding an informal drop-in style event on Monday 7 November to share ideas and discuss the application process. Free tea and coffee is … Continue reading Upcoming Emerging Researchers Forum
It’s less than a month to go until the University of York 3 Minute Thesis final – and what better way to get in the mood than to catch up with the previous UK finals?! Vitae have put together a series of playlists with hours of content from their previous finals, including: The 3MT UK … Continue reading 3 Minute Thesis – Relive Previous Finals!
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
We’re proud to announce that 3 Minute Thesis is returning to York for 2022! Open to current PhD students 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 the general public, and industry. The 2022 3MT final … Continue reading 3 Minute Thesis 2022 – Entries Now Open!
Deadline: Monday 14 March 2022 The Centre for Lifelong Learning is planning its 2022/23 programme and would welcome the opportunity to work with members of departments, and in particular current postgraduates, to develop new course ideas and teaching opportunities. Previous teaching experience within higher education is required. The Centre provides an extensive programme of open-access evening … Continue reading Work with the Centre for Lifelong Learning 2022/23