Here are all the current cohort training events for our DTP and associated students. Please register using the links in each event description.  Further information can be found here.

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White Rose DTP Annual Research Symposium 2017

Attendance is mandatory for all DTP and CASE funded students and supervisors are cordially invited to attend the Research Day.  We expect that all supervisors with a BBSRC funded PhD student will make every effort to attend.

The full programme for the day is available and can be accessed below, along with the link to register for this event:

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Please register for this event here:


The full agenda for the day can be accessed below:

2017 DTP Research Symposium Programme

This student-led symposium will showcase the research of students in their third and fourth year. Our keynote speaker, Prof Jim Naismith from the Research Complex at Harwell, will talk about the partnership between the DTP and RCaH and his plans for future collaboration. This 1 day meeting will provide you with the opportunity to find out more about the DTP and meet other academics involved in the DTP from the universities of Leeds, York and Sheffield for potential cross-institution collaboration.

Reproducibility in science: The use and abuse of statistics + New Year Drinks

As part of your mandatory training, all 1st Year DTP and CASE students (Oct 2017 intake) will be required to attend this DTP training module. For NPIF students, attendance is optional.

Please make your own travel arrangements for this training event.

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The course covers probability and basic univariate statistics that are applicable in Phd projects in the DTP area. There is also an introduction to multivariate methods, including clustering and principal components analysis. Theory is covered in lectures and practical sessions introduce these methods using the R statistical software environment.

Thurs 4th Jan 2018 from 9.30am-5pm – followed by New Year drinks in the pub

Location: Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds

Rooms:  Garstang SR (7.52) / Irene Manton Computing Cluster / LC Miall Social Space (7.02)

Register for this event by contacting Clare Green directly with your dietary/other requirements.  Car parking can be arranged, there is an ANPR system at Leeds and you will need to send your your car registration to Clare Green if you would like a parking space booking on the day.