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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.


2017 MRC Welcome Event 1
 

 

2021 Oxford-MRC DTP  Welcome Event

Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th September 2021

Online via Microsoft Teams

 

Event schedule

 

 

Monday 27th Sep 2021

 

 10:30

Welcome to the DTP from the Director

Ester Hammond - Director of the Oxford-MRC DTP

Introductions and welcome to the start of your DPhil journey

 11:00

Getting the most out of your studentship

Chris Higham (Graduate School Officer) and Aga Bush (Graduate School Support Officer)

A practical guide - What do the acronyms mean and how to access opportunities

 11:20 Training, what is a TNA - Afsie Sabokbar
 11:30 Comfort break
 11:35 Student led Q&A session/coffee
  Lunch (until 1pm)

 13:00

Reproducibility - Dr Malika Ihle

 13:35

Student spotlight - Delaney Dominey-Foy

2nd year DPhil student based in Nuffield Dept of Clinical Medicine (NDM)

 13:45

Student spotlight - Caitlin O'Brien - Ball

4th year DPhil student based in Radcliffe Dept of Medicine (RDM)

 13:55

Comfort break

 14:00

Securing an Internship as a DPhil student

Fiona Whitehouse - Head of Internship Office, Careers Service, Oxford

 14:45 Questions - Q&A with Ester, Rob Gilbert (Graduate School Director) and Afsie on anything arising from the day

 

 Tuesday 28th Sep 2021

  

10:30

Welcome to day 2 - Ester Hammond

10:35

How to manage your time - Tracy Bye

11:05

Innovation - Paul Brankin 

11:35

Comfort break

11:40

Student-led discussion time (new and current students only)

Hosts -  Katie Mellor and Ben Amies-Cull

“What do you want to get out of your DTP funded studentship?”

12:30

Lunch

13:15

Resources available in Oxford to support well-being

Tim Knowlson - University of Oxford Peer Support Programme Manager

13:50

Student spotlight - Naroa Ibarra-Aizpurua

2nd year DPhil student based in Dept of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)

14:05

Comfort break

14:10

Sleep and how to look after it

Dr Dimitri Gavriloff - Clinical Course Tutor in Sleep Medicine

14:45

 Close - Ester Hammond

 

 

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