Cohort events calendar

Academic year 2019/2020

If dates have not yet been listed, the DTP Administrative Hub (swbio-dtp@bristol.ac.uk) 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.

Activity Date Location Expectations of attendance
Annual Student Conference 2019 Wed 18th – Fri 20th September Exeter Castle Day 1: Students about to start their first year

Day 2-3: Students about to start their 1st-4th years.

Local DTP induction session September/October Within your home institution  First year students
Local networking event January/February Within your home institution  All years
Thesis Boot Camp Mon 27th-Wed 29th April

(Note: Finish time on days 1+2: 8pm,  finish time on day 3: 6.30pm)

Bristol Final year students
Research Theme Activity – Agriculture and the Environment

Coding Camp 

Fri 29th – Sun 31st May Devon Compulsory for second and third year students who have listed this as their main Research Theme. 

Optional but encouraged for other students

Annual Careers Conference Mon 1st – Tues 2nd June University of Bath Day 1: First year students

Day 2: All years

Leaving Dinner (final year students) Tues 2nd June Bath  Final year students
Research Theme Activity – Animal Behaviour and in vivo Studies

Field site visit to see the difference between how experiments are carried out in the field compared to the lab

Thurs 25th – Fri 26th June Cornwall Compulsory for second and third year students who have listed this as their main Research Theme. 

Optional but encouraged for other students.

Research Theme Activity – Biomolecular and Biophysical Studies

Local vineyard visit to look at how processes and analytics are carried out in industry

Fri 26th – Sun 28th June Cornwall Compulsory for second and third year students who have listed this as their main Research Theme. 

Optional but encouraged for other students.

Student-led Away Day TBC TBC Second and third year students.

Optional but encouraged for all other years.

Research Theme Activity – Agriculture and the Environment (OPTIONAL)

SEB Conference

Tues 7th – Fri 10th July Prague Optional for students who have listed this as their main Research Theme. 

Optional for other students.

Annual Student Conference 2020 September TBC Day 1: Students about to start their first year

Day 2-3: Students about to start their 1st-4th years.