CDT Director, Prof Matthew Dalby (University of Glasgow) provides an overview of the CDT, discussing the management structure, our key events and our professional skill training programme. Prof Dalby details the outcomes and recommendations from our first steering board meeting, and the improvements that we have implemented following the stakeholder day last year.
CDT Coordinator, Michelle Carmichael (University of Glasgow) discusses the current industry partner membership scheme and what is included within the membership. Michelle details the improvements that the management team have implemented to assist with the co-creation of PhD projects. A brief overview of our recruitment process is also provided.
Equality, Diversion and Inclusion
CDT Equality, Diversion and Inclusion Working Group Chair, Dr Eric Hill (Aston University) talks about how lifETIME have placed EDI at the heart of our activities, and the steps we have put in place at each stage of the recruitment process to ensure this. Dr Hill highlights how we access the areas for development and how the CDT continues to create an inclusive environment.
Joining the CDT during a Global Pandemic
2020 student, Seb Doherty-Boyd (University of Glasgow) talks about joining the CDT and starting his PhD during the global COVID pandemic. Seb talks about how the CDT kept him informed and reassured the students during an unsettling time. The 2020 students have managed to form a strong cohort despite not yet having the opportunity to meet in person.
Doing a PhD during a pandemic
2019 student, Meenakshi Suku (Trinity College Dublin) talks about her experience of joining the CDT and the challenges the cohort has faced due to the pandemic. Meenakshi provides an overview of the activities that the students completed during 2020 to help keep the cohort busy and their morale high.
2020 LIFETIME CDT EVENTS
Below are the links to some of our 2020 event blog posts:
Dragons Den Competition - written by lifETIME CDT Student, Megan Boseley (Aston University).
Future Leaders in Regenerative Medicine: Joint Conference CDTs and UKSB - written by lifETIME CDT Student, Lydia-Styliani Marinou (University of Glasgow).
LifETIME Student Day - written by lifETIME CDT Administrator, Emma Lardner (University of Birmingham)