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WRDTP Welcome Event 2017

Date - Monday, 23rd October 2017 (10:00 am - 4:30 pm)


All new PhD Social Sciences doctoral researchers from the Universities of Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Manchester Metropolitan, Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam and York are warmly invited to attend the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Welcome Event, 23 October 2017, at Parkinson Court, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds.

This is a compulsory event for ESRC funded students.

This is the first of the WRDTP events and conferences in 2017-18 and forms one part of the wide range of training events and courses offered to our post graduate research community.

Event programme – DRAFT

10:00 – 10:15 Registration and Refreshments on arrival
10:15 – 10:30 Welcome & Introduction to the White Rose DTP
Stuart Lister – Director of Faculty Graduate School, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law, University of Leeds

Ruth Blakeley – WRDTP Director, University of Sheffield
10:30 – 10:45 Introduction to Doctoral Training
10:45 – 10:55 White Rose University Libraries
Sharing access, information and skills
10:55 – 11:15 Pathway Showcase
11:15 – 11:45 Comfort Break – bottled water available
11:45 – 12:45 My experiences as a Doctoral Researcher
Current PhD students share their experiences as Doctoral Researchers
12:45 – 13:00 Buffet lunch
2nd and 3rd year Doctoral Researcher Poster Exhibition


Research Exchange, Networking, PGR Forum/VIRE registration

Sharing ideas, questions, seeking answers

14:00 – 15:30 Pathway Meetings
Your chance to meet the Pathway Directors and other students in your pathway and plan your networking/training activity for the coming year.

Refer to your Delegate List for the location of your meeting room

15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon Tea Break
16:00 – 16:15 Wrap up and final comments
Ruth Blakeley, WRDTP Director

Announcement of the winner of the WRDTP Welcome Event Poster Exhibition
16:30 Coaches home 

We really enjoy welcoming our new doctoral researchers to the WRDTP social sciences research community and look forward to meeting you all.


Poster Exhibition: Current 2nd and 3rd year students who would like to participate in the Welcome Event and exhibit a poster are requested to complete this Welcome-Event-2017-WR-DTP-Poster-Form and also book onto the event.

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