Research students

We aim to provide you with hard and soft transferable skills to assist you in your studies and your career. You will find here information resources, relevant training and development resources and access to careers support planning.

The majority of the links below will take you to SkillsForge which is the University's system for postgraduate research student development. Log in to SkillsForge to browse, view dates and further details and book onto training courses.

Legal and ethical research compliance

Data Protection

Research integrity and ethics

Research Integrity Tutorial (RIT) (online)
(The Research Integrity Tutorial is located in the Yorkshare VLE module list for all PGR students.)

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News and events

Postgraduate Research Students Training and Support 2017/18

To view the the courses RETT is running in 2017/18, the stage in your degree at which we suggest you attend and in which month/s the course will run click: PGR course list 17/18 (PDF  , 415kb) 

To view specific dates and to book training visit the SkillsForge welcome page

Online Induction

Becoming an Effective Researcher Tutorial (BERT)

Professional development planning

A Professional Development Planning (PDP) helps you think about the skills, behaviours and attitudes you want to develop as a researcher at York.