Virtual Writing Retreats

Do you have a deadline coming up or a piece of writing that’s long overdue? Or maybe some data analysis that just keeps slipping to the bottom of your to-do list? Alongside everything else that needs to fit in with our busy research lives, it can be hard to schedule devoted time in which to … Continue reading Virtual Writing Retreats

Induction presentations now available

Missed the York Graduate Research School induction event or want a refresher? You can now view all presentations on the YGRS web pages. The York Graduate Research School induction event provides an introduction to all professional support available to you as a postgraduate researcher and gives an opportunity to celebrate the success of our current students … Continue reading Induction presentations now available

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

Silent Zoom Writing Group (SZWG)

SZWG is an online writing group for academics, postgraduates and creatives. It is organised by Dr Sophie Weeks and Dr Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani at the University of York, with assistance from Dr Ruth Lee at Queen’s University Belfast, Dr Katherine Massoth at the University of New Mexico, Pia Singh at the University of Strathclyde and Dr Jennifer Spence at Carleton University, Ottawa. ​We have run sessions every weekday … Continue reading Silent Zoom Writing Group (SZWG)

New postgrad researcher?

If you’re starting your research with us soon, sign up for the online induction event and get yourself a buddy. Online induction At the York Graduate Research School induction, you will be introduced to the professional support available to you as a postgraduate researcher (PGR). Hear from PGR Administration, the Library, IT, Careers and Placements … Continue reading New postgrad researcher?

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