Academic year 2020/2021
If dates have not yet been listed, the DTP Administrative Hub (email@example.com) are still most likely to be able to provide you with some further information in the interim, to help you with planning your studies around the cohort activities.
Due to the current situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19), we will be moving some cohort activities online. Please do keep these dates available in your calendar and we will provide you with further details nearer the time of the activity.
|Activity||Date||Location||Expectations of attendance|
|Annual Student Conference 2020/2021||Fri 18th September (day 1- new first years only)||Virtual||Day 1: Students about to start their first year|
|Local DTP induction session||September/October||Within your home institution||First year students|
|Mock grant panel||Mon 9th Nov||Virtual||Second years|
|Presenting online (SWBio DTP online series – being a PhD researcher during a pandemic)||Monday 14th December, 3-4:30pm||Virtual||Optional – all years|
|Networking and conferencing remotely (SWBio DTP online series – being a PhD researcher during a pandemic)||Thursday 7th January, 3-4:30pm||Virtual||Optional – all years|
|Annual Student Conference 2020/2021||
Mon 18th – Tues 19th January
(days 2+3 – all current students)
|Virtual||Day 2-3: Students in their 1st-4th years|
|Local networking event||January/February||Within your home institution||All years|
|Remote stakeholder and public engagement (SWBio DTP online series – being a PhD researcher during a pandemic)||Monday 8th February, 3-4:30pm||Virtual||Optional – all years|
|Thesis Boot Camp||
Mon 8th-Wed 10th March
(Note: Finish time on days 1+2: 8pm, finish time on day 3: 6.30pm)
|TBC||Final year students|
|Annual Careers Conference||Mon 31st May – Tues 1st June||TBC||
Day 1: First year students
Day 2: All years
|Research Theme Activities
Compulsory for second and third year students who have listed this as their main Research Theme.
Optional but encouraged for other students
Second and third year students.
Optional but encouraged for other students.
|SWBio DTP Pub Quiz||Quarterly on a Wednesday, 4-5pm||Virtual|
|SWBio DTP Virtual Coffee/drinks||Every Friday – 4-5pm||Virtual|
|Veteran Thesis Boot Camp||First Monday of each month -10-5pm||Virtual|