International Development Program for Early Career Researchers

The University of York is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is a leading global higher education and research network made up of 23 universities, spanning 15 countries on six continents. WUN has announced a special international network development program for early career researchers (including PhD students) under the theme of developing the next generation of research … Continue reading International Development Program for Early Career Researchers

You’re studying Chemistry at York! What is it actually like?

Hello there! My name is Jenny and I’m in my second-year studying chemistry here at the University of York. I find it fun to observe people’s reactions when I tell them I study chemistry. It’s usually a combination of interest and surprise. It’s easy to understand why. Chemistry is far from being an easy degree. … Continue reading You’re studying Chemistry at York! What is it actually like?

3 Things to Look Forward to in the Chemistry Department

Teaching Colleges I have to admit, when I arrived in Freshers’ Week, I didn’t really understand why the Department of Chemistry had teaching colleges. Now I am very grateful for them! You’re assigned to a teaching college in your first year and they’re loosely based on your accommodation college. When you’re faced with a cohort … Continue reading 3 Things to Look Forward to in the Chemistry Department