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GenerationResearch Summer Studentship opportunities

Students thinking about a career in science have many routes available to them; you can be greatly advanced by gaining first-hand experience in working in a laboratory or technical setting.  This can be invaluable to add to your CV, give you a good focus in any interview, and is desirable for many potential employers or students intending to go onto …

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YCEDE is part of York’s plan to tackle inequalities

A recent York Press article highlighted that the University of York on average pays BAME staff 14.8 per cent less than white staff, with two-thirds of Russell Group Universities, on average, paying BAME staff less than white staff. This ‘ethnic pay gap’ can be explained by white people dominating better paid roles such as lecturing, whilst those from BAME backgrounds …

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2023 WRoCAH AHRC Open Competition Studentships

Looking for PhD funding in Arts & Humanities? The WRoCAH competition for PhD studentships starting in October 2023 is now open! The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The College is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded doctoral studentships for these universities and for …

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York Graduate Research School (YGRS) PhD Scholarships

The University of York is committed to redressing systemic inequalities and disadvantages experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff, postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and students. We consider the benefits to research quality that come from belonging to a diverse community to be important. As part of a coordinated plan to increase diversity and inclusion among our PGR community, York Graduate Research School (YGRS) …

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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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WRDTP/Stuart Hall Foundation Awards

The White Rose Social Sciences DTP is offering two full funded scholarships for prospective Black British students. The WRDTP is keen to start addressing historic structural inequalities in education through its partnership with SHF, focusing on our Pathway Award competition. Awards are available to students applying for a PhD in the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership starting in October 2023. …

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YCEDE has been shortlisted for an Inclusive Impact Award!

The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education has been shortlisted for the University of York’s Inclusive Impact Award in the ‘Inclusive Partnerships’ category. These awards will recognise the innovative and inspiring EDI work of students and staff that is already making a measurable difference across our university community. They will also provide an opportunity to hear about the plans and programme …

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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 …