Information for postgraduate researchers

This information applies to all research students, ie those on MA/MSc by Research, MPhil and PhD programmes, and for supervisors, graduate research administrators and other staff supporting the PG researchers.

In addition to the information provided here, the York Graduate Research School homepage contains links to all current information relating to the PG Research experience.

Conducting your research

Face-to-face research

To carry out face-to-face research you should:

Working from home

Booking space on campus

Please continue using the booking systems to book space in the Library and to monitor use of laboratory space and other research facilities, and for field trips and offsite working.

Supporting your mental health and wellbeing

Looking after yourself is important. Try to keep a structured workload, make sure you’re taking regular breaks throughout the day and schedule days off when you need them. Eat well and don’t place undue pressure on yourself. Don't forget, if you need help, just ask.

Here’s some of the support and wellbeing initiatives currently in place should you need them:

Funding and financial support

You can find information about support funding and loans on our assistance funding web page.

We're engaging with funders where we can, and we are also working through established mission groups such as the Russell Group and Universities UK to ensure that the needs of our postgraduate research community are understood and responded to.

Additional contacts