Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative

Annual Conference

The 14th Annual Doctoral Conference will take place in Liverpool in June 2020

The Writing Room

The Writing Room aims to provide an online resource to support the development of academic writing for publication.


We facilitate opportunities for doctoral, early career researchers and staff to attend events, workshops and conferences

About us

We are a network of 17 research-led universities in the north of England. providing specialist advanced training through the facilitation of events, retreats and conferences to establish networks to share cross-regional expertise.

As a self-funded initiative, NARTI operates with care and probity, with funds held and administered by the University of Leeds.

Our members currently include: University of Bradford, Durham University, University of Huddersfield, Lancaster University, University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Newcastle University, Northumbria University, University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, Teeside University, University of York and York St John University.