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SENSE CDT – Funded PhD Opportunities

The Satellite Data in Environmental Science (SENSE) Centre for Doctoral Training (SENSE CDT), funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and hosted at the Universities of Leeds and Edinburgh, is currently recruiting for our 2023 cohort of PhD students (20 fully funded studentships in total). Please see our projects page to see the available studentships – more are being added so please do keep …

WS2 Pilot Workshop – Sheffield Hallam University, November 2022

Yesterday the YCEDE Workstream 2 team travelled to Sheffield Hallam University to deliver a workshop on equity in doctoral selection and admission. This full-day workshop was aimed at colleagues in Workstream 2 pilot schools, departments and DTPs, as well as those working in relevant central services and functions. The workshop covered the following topics: We were once again welcomed by …

YCEDE team receiving Inclusive Impact Award

YCEDE wins an Inclusive Impact Award!

On the 2nd November, the YCEDE team attended the inaugural University of York Inclusive Impact Award event. The project was nominated for an award in the ‘Inclusive Partnerships’ category – and won first prize! As a reminder, the Inclusive Impact Awards recognise the innovative and inspiring EDI work of students and staff that is already making a measurable difference across …

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YCEDE and Brad-ATTAIN Launch – University of Bradford, October 2022

This week the University of Bradford held their internal launch for the YCEDE and Brad-ATTAIN programmes. As you already know, YCEDE is a collaboration between five universities in Yorkshire, 12 UKRI funded Doctoral Training partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training plus a number of external partners dedicated to equity at doctoral level. However, Bradford is also running the Brad-ATTAIN (Bradford …

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Black History Month Roundup!

Happy Black History Month! We thought we would share the amazing work of our partner universities and direct you to some of our favourite events that are being held. At the moment, we are working on a newsletter to keep you up to date with all that YCEDE is doing this month. Until then, have a great October! University of …

Group photo of the attendees of the internal Leeds YCEDE launch

YCEDE Leeds Launch – University of Leeds, July 2022

This week, the University of Leeds had its internal launch for the YCEDE project. At this event, Pippa outlined the aims of each workstream and answered questions about YCEDE from Leeds staff. It was an excellent opportunity to network and learn more about the project. First, there was a presentation from Luke Windsor about why we need YCEDE and the …

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YCEDE Launch – Principal Hotel, May 2022

Thank you to everyone who came to the YCEDE launch event on the 26th May 2022 – we had an incredible time! We owe a huge debt of gratitude to our amazing speakers and panellists who travelled to join us for our launch. Also, we’d like to thank our postgraduate students for giving up their time to provide a unique …