Library opening hours over the winter break

The Library will have winter vacation opening hours between Saturday 24 December and Tuesday 3 January. All Library buildings and services will be open as normal until Friday 23 December. The Morrell helpdesk and chat/email services will be closed from Saturday 24 December until Tuesday 3 January. Kings Manor Library will also be closed during … Continue reading Library opening hours over the winter break

Creativity Lab: learn about emerging technologies

Based in the Harry Fairhurst Building, the Creativity Lab is a vibrant hub for all things digitally creative, offering local businesses, academic colleagues and students the opportunity to play with and learn about emerging technologies. Whether you want to develop new skills and access technical support through our range of practical kit workshops and masterclasses or for those … Continue reading Creativity Lab: learn about emerging technologies

Come to YorkTalks and the PhD Spotlight competition!

Join us on Wednesday 11 January 2023 for a rollercoaster journey through a series of free short talks highlighting the breadth and depth of the fascinating research underway at York. Topics this year range from feeding the world with crop waste and bugs, single-session phobia treatments for children, limitless clean energy production – and much more… … Continue reading Come to YorkTalks and the PhD Spotlight competition!

“Don’t be afraid to dream”: Meet Rose, a YGRS scholar

The latest person to be featured in our ‘Humans of York’ series is Rose, a current recipient of the YGRS PhD Scholarship. Read Rose’s story on the University Facebook page. She outlines her research and how the YGRS PhD Scholarship has helped her realise her dream. The University of York is committed to redressing systemic … Continue reading “Don’t be afraid to dream”: Meet Rose, a YGRS scholar

The York PG Research Supervisor Programme

The University has committed to enhancing support for Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) supervisors. The York PG Research Supervisor Programme includes completion of the mandatory online ‘Being an Effective Research Supervisor Tutorial’ (BERST); a set of comprehensive web resources and a programme of workshops. FAQs about the requirements are also available. These new changes are reflected in … Continue reading The York PG Research Supervisor Programme

Cost of living support for self-funded PGRs

In recognition of the importance of PGRs to York’s research and teaching endeavours, the University has agreed to support our PGR community who are particularly affected by the cost of living crisis. PGRs who are not in receipt of funding for their postgraduate research, i.e. are self-funded, will be eligible for a £500 lump-sum payment.  … Continue reading Cost of living support for self-funded PGRs