Located in the centre of the historic city of York, York St John University is an outstanding university, known for its academic excellence and responsive nature.
Our research strategy promotes interdisciplinary research and aims to develop critical mass in areas of research strength in each of its academic schools. Our key aims are to attract increasing numbers of postgraduate researchers, research-active staff and external research funding and develop a research culture which will secure a national and ultimately an international research reputation for the institution.
Discover more about the research happening across the nine schools of York St John
How to apply for a research degree, supervision areas and funding opportunities
Contacts for the Research Office team and other useful departmental contacts
Funders and Funding
Support for applying for research funding, funding opportunities, approval process
Processes and support for awardees, contracting, research collaboration and data sharing agreements
Results from REF 2014 and preparations for REF 2021
Impactful research in the heart of York
Forms & Instructions
Comprehensive library of all research process and policy
Support for Postgraduate Researchers
Support for current PGRs from induction to submission
Research Ethics & Integrity
Applying for ethical approval, detail of Cross-School Research Ethics Committees
Students as Researchers
Staff and student collaboration
Research Events and Opportunities
Conferences, workshops, events, funding initiatives
Frequently Asked Questions
Who to go to for help and support
You'll receive outstanding teaching and learning.
One of the great reasons to study at York St John.