Networking Knowledge – Call for Book Reviewers

Postgraduate and early career researchers from a variety of UK universities are invited to join Networking Knowledge’s book review mailing list. Book reviews will be included in future issues of the journal and are generally 1,500 – 2,000 words, though longer reviews will be considered. Why take part? Book reviewing is an excellent way to … Continue reading Networking Knowledge – Call for Book Reviewers

Mentoring and buddy support

Conducting a large research project is challenging work, but no matter your level, all postgraduate researchers are invited to take part in our award-winning Mentoring Scheme or Buddy Scheme, respectively. Find out more about each scheme below. Buddy Scheme – for 1st year Postgraduate Researchers only Application deadline: 3 October 2022 Are you a new … Continue reading Mentoring and buddy support

Studying for a PhD – The Inside Story: Online Q & A for prospective PhD students

Date: Tuesday 26 July 2022, 12 – 1pm Are you interested in studying a PhD and from an underrepresented group*? The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) partners; the Universities of York, Sheffield, Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield Hallam University are running a Q & A webinar on 26 July from 12-1pm where you can meet … Continue reading Studying for a PhD – The Inside Story: Online Q & A for prospective PhD students

Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome

Due to high demand, we’ve added an additional date for our highly popular Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome workshop. 25th July 2022, 10:00-12:00, Online This session, tailored to the research environment, and led by former academic researcher Steve Hutchinson, will focus on the Inner Game of being a researcher. He’ll examine the beliefs that help and … Continue reading Exploring Resilience and Work-life Balance: Combating Imposter Syndrome

Open Research at York: Two Years On, Wednesday 13 July, 11-1pm

This friendly and informal lunchtime event will provide an opportunity to reflect upon what we have achieved in the past two years as an open research community of practice, share ideas and plans on where we are going next, and discuss what challenges we still need to address. It will also be an opportunity to … Continue reading Open Research at York: Two Years On, Wednesday 13 July, 11-1pm

Take the Fear Out of Career

20th July, 10:00 – 11:30, Online While imagining our future careers and selves can be exhilarating and satisfying, our imagining can be coloured by anxiety, doubt…and not infrequently, fear.  In this 90 minute session (with a break) we are going to explore the sources of career fear, understand when and why anxiety can be useful … Continue reading Take the Fear Out of Career

ESRC and White Rose funded PhD studentship opportunity

Deadline: 17:00 (UK Time), 30 June 2022 About the opportunity The new ESRC Vulnerability and Policing Futures Research Centre, co-hosted at the Universities of York and Leeds, is advertising a fully funded PhD studentship on over-policing communities of colour and vulnerability.  This studentship is ringfenced for British BAME candidates and is part of a co-ordinated plan to increase diversity and inclusion among our postgraduate research community.  The closing date … Continue reading ESRC and White Rose funded PhD studentship opportunity

York Open Research Awards: Recipients Announced

The Open Research team are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s York Open Research Awards, celebrating projects and advocacy initiatives across a variety of disciplines and recognising work which encourages dialogue, reflection and broader thinking about some of the issues involved in open research and its implementation. The awards highlight projects from all … Continue reading York Open Research Awards: Recipients Announced