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2016 DTP Student Conference

June 6, 2016


Well done to all of the DTP students who took part in this year's conference, the 2 days were a great success. The 2nd annual NERC Spheres DTP Conference took place in the School of Earth and Environment on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd June 2016. The conference consisted of two days packed with talks, posters and talking posters which covered research on the Earth’s atmosphere, biosphere and geosphere.

First and second year PhD students working within six departments accross the Universities of Leeds and York, came together to present their work covering a broad spectrum NERC science areas including climate change, atmospheric pollution, food security and natural hazards. The conference programme can be found here.

Congratulations to the following students who won prizes at the DTP conference this year:

Best Talk - Jed Atkinson

Runner-up Talk - Maurits Metman

Best Poster - Ruth Amey

Runner-up Poster - Jacob Shaw

Best Talking oster - Will Fincham

Best Blog - Jude Lane

Publication Prize - George Taylor

If you missed the conference there were a number of Tweets made throughout the event and you can catch up on them in the slide show below which was prepared by DTP student Jude Lane: