Public engagement opportunities
Demonstrate research communication skills and showcase your research to enhance the profile of your work.
There are several opportunities throughout the year to get others engaged with your research.
YorkTalks: PhD Spotlight competition
The PhD Spotlight competition is a chance for PGRs to exhibit their research at YorkTalks, a key University research event that takes place in January each year. The application deadline is usually in November.
York Festival of Ideas
An opportunity to provide activities to excite the public with your research at this major festival, hosted by the University and cultural, social and business organisations. The application deadline is usually in February.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
In Three Minute Thesis (3MT), PhD students are challenged to educate and engage an audience with their research in just three minutes. The application deadline is usually in April.
Falling Walls Lab York
York's brightest and best compete every two years at Falling Walls Lab York to challenge science and society with their innovative ideas and research - the winner goes on to compete at the international finale in Berlin.