Cost of living increases to stipends for UKRI and UoY funded PGRs for academic year 2022/23

Dear PGRs, As you may be aware, the UKRI has published a statement on ukri.org announcing their decision to increase the UKRI minimum doctoral stipend. I will talk more about that below and how this will work for both UKRI and University of York funded PGRs. Importantly, I realise that the majority of York’s PGRs … Continue reading Cost of living increases to stipends for UKRI and UoY funded PGRs for academic year 2022/23

Postgraduate study room move in the Library

The study room for postgraduates in the Library is moving on Friday 15 July. Currently in the Burton (LBU/003), the study room for postgraduates will move to room LMO/111 in the Morrel building on Friday 15 July 2022. Room LMO/111 is currently available for postgraduates and we encourage you to start using the space. The room allows for a greater capacity and … Continue reading Postgraduate study room move in the Library

York Graduate Research School wins outstanding contribution to student wellbeing award

We are delighted to announce that the York Graduate Research School (YGRS) has been recognised for its work at the forefront of PGR wellbeing, winning the FindAPhd Outstanding Contribution to Postgraduate Student Wellbeing award. The award is for the suite of PGR support and wellbeing activities run by the University’s Building Research and Innovation Capacity … Continue reading York Graduate Research School wins outstanding contribution to student wellbeing award

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

YGRS shortlisted for Postgrad Award

The York Graduate Research School (YGRS) has been shortlisted in the FindaPhD PostGrad Awards! Our nomination is for ‘Outstanding Contribution to PG Wellbeing Award. This recognises the peer-to-peer-led ‘Thrive and Survive in your PhD’ series PGR Mentoring Scheme PGR Buddy Scheme Winners will be announced on Tuesday 28 June 2022. Find out more about YGRS wellbeing … Continue reading YGRS shortlisted for Postgrad Award

Calling all BAME PGRs

York is a lead partner in the Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) project. It’s a collaboration dedicated to equity at doctoral level with a specific focus on access to doctoral study for graduates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The YCEDE project team is looking for existing BAME PGRs to become … Continue reading Calling all BAME PGRs