Past Training and Events

  • Creating impact with R coding -

    Date: Tuesday 7th January 2020

    Time: 10:30 to 15:30 hours

    Location: The University of York 

  • Bridging the Gap: AI & The Life Sciences -

    Date: Monday 27th January 2020

    Time: 09:00 – 19:00 GMT

    Location: The University of Leeds

    A conference targeted at post-graduates, post-docs and early career researchers from life science and computing backgrounds, to spark inspiration and collaboration on AI projects at this interface.

  • Annual Student Symposium -

    Date: Friday 13th December 2019

    Times: 10:00 to 17:45 hours 

    Location: Dept of Biology, The University of York 

  • Analytics 1: Introduction to reproducible analyses in R -

    Date: Series of on-line sessions from 15th to 20th May 2020

    This course is mandatory for all White Rose BBSRC DTP students who are in Year 1 (2019 starters), including CASE and White Rose Network students.

  • Adapting to patchwork routines – Wed 1 July 2020 - This session is designed to help you prepare for a different way of working.
  • N8 Agrifood – Rapid Evidence Synthesis Training -

    Free Rapid Evidence Synthesis Training leading to publication and policy relevant briefing

    Date: 26th February 2020 in Leeds, followed by a two-day residential in March 2020.

  • N8 Agrifood Doctoral Training Seminar 26 Feb 2020 in Leeds -

    N8 Agrifood Doctoral Training Seminar

    Date: 26th February 2020

    Location: Leeds

  • Induction and Careers Day -

    Date: Friday 29th November 2019 

    Times: 09:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs

    Location: The Lakeside Conference Centre, The National Agri-Food Innovation Campus (NAFIC)

    Sand Hutton, YORK   YO411LZ

  • SysMIC Maths and Computing for Biology Researchers -

    Date: This course runs twice a year, with starts in November 2019 and April 2020 (and each year).

    Time: Detailed course dates, including webinars, will be provided by SysMIC

    Location: On-line 

    The modules cover introductory and advanced techniques in maths and computing for use in interdisciplinary bioresearch.  Participants learn how to use MATLAB to model, simulate and analyse biological systems, and how to use R statistics package to analyse data.

  • Confocal Microscopy -

    Date: Tuesday 12th to Friday 15th November 2019 (4-day course)

    Times: 09:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs NB Times vary each day

    Location: Universities of York (Days 1 & 2), Leeds (Day 3) and Sheffield (Day 4)

  • Enterprise Workshop 2019 -

    Date: Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th October 2019 (2-day course)

    Times: 09:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs

    Location: University of Leeds

  • Mandatory DTP Training – Autumn 2019 -

    Dates for your diary - Ensure you hold the following dates in your diary - Check which year group(s) they are for. 

  • Ethics and Challenges of Personalised Medicine Debate -

    Date: Monday 1st July 2019

    Times: 2.15 to 3.00pm

    Location: Medical Lecture Theatre: Level 7, Worsley Building, University of Leeds

    The ethics surrounding personalised medicine, and the challenges faced by the NHS in particular, are important issues for our researchers of the future to be aware of. The debate, chaired by Dr Messenger, will discuss ethical considerations including patient genome sequencing, the challenges of keeping our personal data safe and whether our health service is prepared for the making personalised medicine accessible to all.

  • Super-resolution Workshop 2019 -

    Date: Friday 5th July 2019 

    Times: 09:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs

    Location: University of Leeds

  • Careers Beyond Academia Panel (DiMEN) -

    Date: Monday 1st July 2019

    Time: 4.00 to 5.30pm

    Location: Medical Lecture Theatre: Level 7, Worsley Building, University of Leeds

    This event brings together an expert panel to discuss careers in clinical research, medical writing and consultancy following PhD. It is a chance to find out what opportunities are available to PhD students and why your skills are in such high demand outside academia!

  • Do you believe the data you obtained from animals? -

    Date: 21st June 2019

    Times: Arrive at 10am to register for a prompt 10.30am start.  Finishes at 3pm

    Location: SR 1.08, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds LS2 9JT

    This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and tools to ensure that the data you obtain from your experiments involving research animals is reproducible and reliable. Topics to be covered include the impact of research animals and their welfare on data; how and when to assess animal welfare; experimental design and sources of bias; the application of the 3Rs in practice; humane endpoints and how to select them; publishing animal experiments and much more!

  • Bioscience Insight Day -

    Date: Tuesday 5th November 2019 

    Times: 09:30 hrs to 17:30 hrs

    Location: University of York