Autumn 2021: Skills guides and training

Digital Skills Training Want some guidance on anything from setting up your thesis in Microsoft Word to getting creative with data processing and visualisation? Check out our full list of free digital skills training (or browse SkillsForge). Resources to help you Known for its bountiful game changing tips and support, the Skills Guides have support for critical reading, referencing, web development, Google Apps and much … Continue reading Autumn 2021: Skills guides and training

The York Researcher Festival 2021

For a number of years the Research Excellence Training Team (RETT) has organised an annual conference for researchers. Now for 2021, we are proud to announce the York Researcher Festival – a two week celebration for all researchers here at York. Running from Monday 20th September – Friday 1st October 2021, the Festival includes a … Continue reading The York Researcher Festival 2021

Introduction to R online workshop

If you would like to start using the statistical software RStudio, join the Maths Skills Centre for this new workshop: Introduction to R online workshopTuesday 20 July 9.30am-12noon After introducing the RStudio interface, the workshop will introduce you to an RStudio workflow that includes importing, managing and plotting data. This is suitable for people who … Continue reading Introduction to R online workshop

Digital skills for employment

Digital Skills for Employment is a two-day event designed to support final year undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD students as they transition into the digital workplace. Digital skills for employmentMonday 7 – Tuesday 8 June 2021Online This event is made up of workshops from recent graduates, employers, and the Teaching & Learning and Careers teams, focusing … Continue reading Digital skills for employment

How to create a bibliography

Learn how to create a bibliographic database, insert citations and create a bibliography. EndNote X9Wednesday 26 May 2021 10am-12pmOnline This Research Excellence Training Team (RETT) course will cover importing references to EndNote, searching online databases, and retrieving references from journals, databases and the Library catalogue.  We will look at how to organise references in EndNote … Continue reading How to create a bibliography

Networking and collaboration – How can it help your research?

Traditionally researchers have worked either alone or in small research teams. Research councils and funding bodies, however, increasingly expect researchers to work in cognate subject disciplines to enable a cross-fertilisation of ideas and expertise. But how do you network effectively and set up successful collaborations? Organised by the Research Excellence Training Team (RETT), this session … Continue reading Networking and collaboration – How can it help your research?

Develop your skills at the European Doctoral Summer School

The annual European Doctoral Summer School will take place online this year on Monday 14 to Thursday 17 June 2021. Organised by the University of York, University of Munster and Maastricht University, the School offers doctoral candidates and postdocs an opportunity to work with colleagues from different institutions, culture and values, in sessions that will enable you to consider how … Continue reading Develop your skills at the European Doctoral Summer School

RET Team Online Career & Professional Development Training for PG Researchers

The response to our online training this year has been overwhelmingly positive, with 87% saying they are enjoying it. Our ‘live’ online courses involve interactive elements and are complemented with resources on the RETT VLE. In addition there are stand alone self directed courses such as the Being an Effective Researcher Tutorial (BERT) – also … Continue reading RET Team Online Career & Professional Development Training for PG Researchers