Top up your Academic Skills this November and December

The University’s Academic Skills Community, Maths Skills Centre, and Academic Writing Centre are available throughout the year if you’re looking to further develop your academic skills. In addition to online Practical Guides, they also offer Workshops and one to one appointments, all designed to supplement your studies. Here’s a quick overview of what’s available right … Continue reading Top up your Academic Skills this November and December

Preparing for your Viva

Calling all final year PhDs! Whether your Viva is a few weeks or a few months away, be fully prepared to defend your Thesis with our “Preparing for your Viva” training sessions. Our next session takes place on 24th November 2021 and can be booked here This session focuses on how to prepare for the viva … Continue reading Preparing for your Viva

York Researcher Professional Development and Skills Programme 2021/22

The Research Excellence Training Team (RETT) delivers a comprehensive programme of professional development and skills training for all researchers at the University of York. Training is focused around five key themes: Professional Development & Employability Partnerships, Collaborations & Civic Engagement Public Engagement & Communication Research Management & Leadership Community & Wellbeing Find out what’s on … Continue reading York Researcher Professional Development and Skills Programme 2021/22

Research Data Management

All postgraduate researchers have a responsibility to properly manage the data they create, collect or use during the course of their research. Get to grips with the principles and practice of good research data management by completing the RDM 101 online tutorial in the VLE.

Research computing support

The research computing team has an extensive wiki page showcasing some of the training and facilities offered by the University.  We also have an online introduction to research computing course and a quick start guide for Viking, which may be of interest to those who wish to use some of the computational research facilities offered at York. If you need … Continue reading Research computing support

Postgraduate Professional Development & Skills Programme 21/22

Following our PGR Induction last week, we are very happy to announce the launch of our 2021/22 Researcher Professional Development & Skills Programme! Whether you are a new or existing PGR, we invite you to take a look at the training programme, which outlines our full range of professional development and skills training sessions. The … Continue reading Postgraduate Professional Development & Skills Programme 21/22

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