Are you a current PhD student or a postdoc researcher? Are you interested in finding new ways to: If you answer ‘yes’ to any of these, then you’d be a great fit for the Thrive and Survive initiative! We’re on the lookout for researchers (current PhD students or postdocs) who would like to give some … Continue reading Call for volunteer speakers: Thrive & Survive Your PhD Workshops, 2022-3
Posts about Support & wellbeing
Welcome to our New Thrive & Survive Coordinator!
Hi! I’m Zara, your Thrive and Survive Coordinator. I’m a second-year PhD student in the English and Related Literature department. My research explores food studies, mysticism, and gendered embodiment in contemporary writing. I also work as a GTA, so I have a real sense of the context of current PGRs in terms of balancing teaching … Continue reading Welcome to our New Thrive & Survive Coordinator!
Creativity Lab digital wellbeing sessions
The Creativity Lab is running a series of digital wellbeing sessions for all York students and researchers throughout May. These sessions offer some fun and informal downtime. No need to book in advance. Join one (or all) of following drop-in sessions: Thursday 4 May, 12.30-1.30pm – Retro GamingThursday 11 May, 12.30 – 1.30pm – Lego … Continue reading Creativity Lab digital wellbeing sessions
Your chance to shape the new Students’ Union
Our two Students’ Unions are coming together to form one student-led and student-focusedUnion and YUSU and GSA want your thoughts – including suggestions for a new name! Let us know what you want from a new Students’ Union and be in with a chance of winning £100.
WRDTP: PGR Wellbeing in Research and Learning
The White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership is running a range of online courses centred around wellbeing specifically in the context of postgraduate learning and research. Academic Writing: Reducing Anxiety4 May10am – 1pmThe academic writing course is a practice-based 7-step strategy developed by Dr Catriona Ryan SFHEA which turns the traditional approach to academic … Continue reading WRDTP: PGR Wellbeing in Research and Learning
Free Food Events for Postgraduates and Researchers
Wentworth Graduate College hosts free food events 3 x per week for Postgraduate Researchers and Masters students. Whether you fancy meeting others for a cup of tea and a scone on a Monday afternoon, a crumpet and some fruit on Tuesday morning, or a more substantial jacket potato lunch or soup on a Thursday, it’s … Continue reading Free Food Events for Postgraduates and Researchers
GSA Postgrad Free Sport
Free Postgraduate Sports Sessions are back this week, with the exception of swimming. And this week there’s no need to book! As always, sessions are completely free and all equipment is provided. Badminton – Thursday at 1:30 to 3pm – York Sport Arena, Campus WestTennis – Thursday at 4 to 5 pm – York Sport … Continue reading GSA Postgrad Free Sport
York Open Research Awards 2023
Have you been involved in a project or initiative in any discipline which has engaged with, reflected upon or advocated for open research practices and principles? The York Open Research Awards are celebrating the work of our research community by offering three £500 prizes for ECR-led projects (one per faculty), a £1,000 research group award … Continue reading York Open Research Awards 2023
Come to the Women@York Conference
We would like to invite you to our Women@York Conference on Wednesday 24 May 2023. Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the Women in Research Network. Women@York ConferenceWednesday 24 May 202310am – 3.30pm with lunchBiology Department Room B/T/019 and online Open to all staff and postgraduate researchers. Sponsored by the Equality and Diversity Office and Athena … Continue reading Come to the Women@York Conference
Can you help lead our Thrive & Survive Programme?
Be a part of our award-winning ‘How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD’ initiative! Recognised across HE institutions as a leading example for Postgraduate support, The University of York’s Thrive and Survive initiative was set up to facilitate peer-peer support for PhDs, through panel discussions and community building. The aim of the initiative is … Continue reading Can you help lead our Thrive & Survive Programme?