Here is a list of planned DTP training events over the next 12 months. DTP students are expected to attend all relevant events for their cohort (i.e. attendance is compulsory unless there are extenuating circumstances e.g. away on fieldwork or at a conference).
Publishing and Presenting Workshop, 13 Feb 2017
A 1-day workshop, for 2nd year students, which will include training on presenting posters and talks at international conferences and also information on the publication process. A summary of last year's workshop can be found here.
Atmosphere Day, TBA Mar 2017
These 1-day workshops will provide all DTP students with an interdisciplinary introduction to each of the 3 major spheres covered by the DTP. A summary of last year's atmosphere day can be found here.
Careers Workshop, 22nd and 23rd March 2017
We will be joining forces with the EAO DTP (based in the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool), and the CENTA DTP (a consortium of 5 universities based in the Midlands), to provide a 2-day Careers Workshop for our 3rd year students. This event will be held in central Mancehster. Day 1 will be a series of careers training workshops and surgeries, such as career options, interview skills and CV writing, this will be followed by a networking dinner. For day 2 there will be a large number of external companies attending and the day will consist of a careers fair, mock interviews, industry panels, and one-to-one appointments.
Teamwork and Leadership Away Day, 20th and 21st Apr 2017
A 2-day residential course in the Yorkshire Dales for 1st year students, which will develop leadership and team working skills. The course will involve a number of fun and challenging outdoor activities including caving, ghyll scrambling, abseiling, hill walking and team challenges. A summary of last year's away day can be found here.
DTP Annual Student Conference, 25th and 26th May 2017
The conference is organised by the DTP student representatives and includes oral presentations, posters and talking posters. The conference gives students a chance to practice giving conference style presentations in a relaxed environment and gain valuable feedback from other students. A summary of last year's conference can be found here.
Geosphere Day, TBA Jun 2017
These 1-day workshops will provide all DTP students with an interdisciplinary introduction to each of the 3 major spheres covered by the DTP
Biosphere Day, Sept 2017
The biosphere day will take place at Devonshire Hall in Headingley. This is an interdisciplinary training day for all DTP students accross all spheres and cohorts.
New Starters Induction, Oct 2017
The induction for new DTP students will take place in the School of Earth and environment at the University of Leeds.