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The welcome event is a part of the induction for Oxford-MRC DTP students. It provides useful information about the DTP and an opportunity to network with peers, steering group members and with previous partnership cohorts.

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2019 Oxford-MRC DTP  Welcome Event

Thursday 24th October 2019

Medical Sciences Teaching Centre

 (behind the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology)


Event schedule:


16:45-16:55     Registration


17:00-17:10     Welcome

                        Ester Hammond, Director Oxford-MRC DTP


17:10-17:20     Skills training

                        Afsie Sabokbar,  Divisional Director of Skills Training and Researcher  Development 


 17:20-17:30     Entrepreneurial careers

                        Prof Constantin C. Coussios, Co-funder of OrganOx Ltd and OxSonics Ltd


17:30-18:00     Student presentations 

  • Cristiana Vagnoni, Oxford Neuroscience
  • Arjun Jayaswal, Radcliffe Department of Medicine
  • Alexander Cloake, Bioscience DTP
  • Tim Donnison, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
  • Josh Freedman, Oncology


18:00-18:45     Get to know your peers - Canapés and drinks reception


18:45               Close


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