Induction Day 2018
The EASTBIO Induction was held in Dundee (West Park Conference Centre, 319, Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1NN) on Wednesday the 3 October 2018, 10:00-17:00, followed by a Training Day with a Foundation Masterclass on Statistics and Experimental Design, delivered by Dr Margo Chase-Topping (same venue, Thursday 4 October, 9:00-13:00). This is an informal welcome event that brings together all new students and supervisors from across the partnership and provides ample opportunity to meet, interact, and learn more about EASTBIO.
To help us collect information regarding attendance, accommodation, dinner, special dietary or other requirements, etc., we ask new students and supervisors to register online no later than 31 August 2018. If you cannot attend, please inform us via email.
Induction included sessions on Professional Internships for PhD Students (PIPS) by Dr Caroline Pope and the online SysMIC course by Dr Gerold Baier, break-out sessions for each of the four priority areas and separate student and supervisor sessions (see Schedule, below).
Students who stayed in Dundee for the Training Day were offered free B&B accommodation in Dundee for the night of 3 October (see 'Information for attendees').
EASTBIO arranged for coach travel from Edinburgh-Dundee on the 3 October. We encouraged all attendees who are not based in Edinburgh to contact their local administrator for information about travel arrangements from their home institution (see 'Information for attendees').
Email EASTBIO if you have any further questions.
Induction Day 2017
The EASTBIO Induction for students who started their PhD studies in autumn 2016 took place in Dundee on Thursday 6 October 2016, 10:00-17:00, followed by a training day on 'Statistics and Experimental Design' on Friday 7 October, 9:00-13:00 (West Park Conference Centre).
Induction Day 2015
We welcomed our new students and supervisors at our Induction Day 2015, hosted by the University of Dundee on Monday the 28th of September 2015 at the West Park Conference Centre.
- Interdisciplinary skills in bioscience
- EASTBIO Training Programme 2015
- Introduction to Professional Internships for PhD Students (PIPS)
The Induction Day was followed by an EASTBIO Training Day with a masterclass on "Statistics and Experimental Design" on Tuesday the 29th September 2015, 9:00-13:00, mandatory for all starting students. Course timetable here.
General information for all attendees here.
For general info about the Induction, see here.
Induction Day 2014
The EASTBIO Induction 2014 was hosted by the University of Dundee (West Park Conference Centre) on Tuesday 21st of October.
EASTBIO supervisors Naomi Nakayama and Ryo Sekido
EASTBIO supervisors Megan Davey and EASTBIO DTP Co-director Judith Sleeman
EASTBIO students Erika Abbondati, Christopher McNeill and Amy Fraser
Each October, fully matriculated EASTBIO students are expected to attend a day of Induction hosted by one of the EASTBIO partners. This event officially launches the EASTBIO training programme for the new intake. A series of talks and workshops provide a comprehensive introduction to key aspects of the partnership (click here for the Induction Day 2013 programme). Break-out sessions enable students and supervisors in each of the four priority areas to discuss the specifics of their research, common ground between the different projects, opportunities for furthering collaboration and expectations and provisions for the theme training sessions.
EASTBIO Induction 2013
Attended by the EASTBIO Management Group and the administrative team, as well as first supervisors, Induction Day is a great opportunity for everyone to get acquainted, ask questions and set the foundations for relationships that are to be developed throughout the duration of the studentships.