2021/22 academic year DTP training programme


  • The training programme below is for the 2020/21 academic year. The new programme for 2021/22 will be added as soon as possible.
  • The DTP training programme will continue to be adapted to meet the ongoing requirements of lockdown and COVID restrictions.
  • More details, including specific dates and how to book, will be added as each course is firmed up. 
All year roundWhenWho forVenue  
On-line skills sessionsMonthly throughout the yearAll years, optionalOn-lineSee DTP newsletter for details & Zoom links
Professional Internships for PhD Students (PIPS)As agreed between student and PIPS host2nd and 3rd yearsHost organisation site or remote-workingmore info
Autumn term Aug-Dec 2020WhenWho forVenue 
Annual student symposiumDec 2020All years, mandatoryOn-linemore info
Spring term Jan-Mar 2021WhenWho forVenue 
Introduction to PIPSFeb 20211st, 2nd & 3rd yearsOn-line skills session more info
Induction for new starters  Mar/Apr 2021 – Delayed until lockdown lifted2020 new starters, mandatoryLake District TBC 
Enterprise training16-30 Mar 20212nd years, mandatory On-linemore info
Analytics R 17th to 19th April 20211st years, mandatory On-line more info
Analytics R 221st April to 4th May 20212nd years, mandatoryOn-line more info
Careers dayMay 20213rd years, mandatory
(Any spare places will be offered to 4th years)
On-line more info
Summer term Apr-Jul 2021WhenWho forVenue  
Wellbeing Workshop: sane & successful PhD28 June & 27 July 2021All years, optionalOn-linemore info
Masterclasses – Launch of masterclasses across a range of specialisms within mechanistic biologyJuly 2021All years, mandatoryOn-line more info
Grant writingTBCAll years, optionalTBC 
Training to be added as and when arrangedWhenWho forVenue 
CASE symposiumTBCCASE students, mandatoryTBC 
Animal dataTBCThose working with whole, live animals, mandatoryTBC 

For details of upcoming training, click here.

November 2019. White Rose Mechanistic Biology DTP students at York.