New PGR? Apply for a buddy

We’ve re-opened applications for new postgraduate researchers to be matched with a buddy in our popular Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) Buddy Scheme! The scheme enables new PGR Students to be connected to an existing research student. They will help you settle into the York research experience, to provide a friendly welcome and help you to get to know … Continue reading New PGR? Apply for a buddy

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

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?

Mentoring and buddying

We are pleased to announce that the PGR mentoring scheme is now open to all 2nd, 3rd and final year postgraduate researchers. All our postdoc mentors are trained to listen and provide a non-judgmental space in which you can share their thoughts about your research, publications, public engagement, career options and the experience of doing … Continue reading Mentoring and buddying

Mitigating risk to your research

As a way of supporting you during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Research Excellence Training Team have revised the ‘Effective Project Management’ workshop to include practical tips on how to adapt, adjust and mitigate risk to your research: Effective Project ManagementWednesday 9 December 20209.30-10.45amBook your place via Skills Forge

Postgraduate Researcher Mentoring and Buddying Schemes

In the spirit of National Volunteer Week, we are immensely proud to be launching two new initiatives for postgraduate researchers here at the University of York. For our incoming postgraduate research students who are starting at the university in 2020/2021, we have launched our PGR Buddy Scheme. We are looking for current PGR students from … Continue reading Postgraduate Researcher Mentoring and Buddying Schemes