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Student Handbooks and Timetable 2017/18

2017/18 Student Handbooks

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Timetable of Important Dates/Deadlines for BBSRC DTP 2017 Student Cohort:

Last updated 19 September 2017

DateDescription

25 September 2017

DTP Student Welcome Meeting (09:30-11:00, Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre)

Theme Leader Meetings (11:00-12:00, various locations)

Lunch (12:00-13:30, Pitt Building, Newton Room)

Introduction to Programming in R, session 1 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

26 September 2017

Introduction to Programming in R, session 2 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Data Carpentry and Plotting, session 1 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

27 September 2017

Visit to Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and European Bioinformatics Institute (meet at Hilton Hotel, Downing Street, at 08:30)

Visit to the National Institute of Agricultural Botany

28 September 2017

Visit to the Animal Health Trust (meet at Hilton Hotel, Downing Street, at 09:00)

Visit to the Babraham Institute

29 September 2017

Data Carpentry and Plotting, session 2 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Reproducible Research (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

2 October 2017

Introduction to Programming in R, session 3 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Introduction to Programming in R, session 4 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

3 October 2017

University General Safety Course and Chemical/Lab Safety Course (10:00-14:00, Cambridge Corn Exchange) - compulsory

Statistics for Biologists, session 1 (14:30-17:30, Titan Teaching Room 2) - half of cohort attends

4 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 1 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Room 2) - repeated from yesterday

University Graduate Safety courses (12:30-17:00) - optional and research appropriate

Students are encouraged to meet with their Rotation Project 1 Supervisor

5 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 2 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Welcome Dinner (19:00-22:00, Robinson College)

6 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 3 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Statistics for Biologists, session 4 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

9 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 5 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Rotation Project 1 begins in the afternoon

W/c 9 October 2017

Personal Development Strategy Interviews (Plant Sciences, Supervision Room 1)

     Visit the DTP Training Course in Moodle to book your time slot

6 November 2017

SysMIC course begins

15 November 2017

SysMIC Web Support Session (1. Introduction to Matlab)

24 November 2017

Meet Programme Alumni event

29 November 2017

SysMIC Web Support Session (2. Networks 1)

13 December 2017

SysMIC Web Support Session (3. Networks II)

15 December 2017

Rotation Project 1 ends

18 December 2017

Training and Networking event

19 December 2017 to 2 January 2018

Winter break

8 January 2018

Rotation Project 1 report due (12:00)

Analysis of Biological Data (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

9 January 2018

Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

10 January 2018

Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

SysMIC Web Support Session (4. Vectors & Matrices)

11 January 2018

Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

12 January 2018

Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

15 January 2018

Rotation Project 2 begins

24 January 2018

SysMIC Web Support Session (5. Functions & Calculus 1)

February 2018

Preparing for PIPS Workshop

7 February 2018

SysMIC Web Support Session (6. Functions & Calculus II)

21 February 2018

SysMIC Web Support Session (7. Functions & Calculus III)

7 March 2018

SysMIC Web Support Session (8. Building Models)

21 March 2018

SysMIC Web Support Session (9. Introduction to R)

23 March 2018

Rotation Project 2 ends

11 April 2018

SysMIC Web Support Session (10. Statistics I) 

13 April 2018

Rotation Project 2 report due (12:00)

ENWW Learning Log due (12:00)

13 April 2018 to 23 April 2018

Spring break

23 April 2018

PhD begins and PhD Project Proposal write-up

21 May 2018

PhD Project Proposal due (12:00)

May/June 2018

DTP Programme Workshop (all cohorts)

June 2018

SysMIC course ends

June 2018

2017 Cohort Training Feedback Session

31 August 2018

Deadline to complete Preparing for PIPS Module 1