The Grand Union DTP, its students and the Scholars' Assocation host a variety of events across the partnership covering a wide range of topics and themes. Event details over the coming academic year are listed below. All current events can also be viewed on the Grand Union DTP's Eventbrite page here. Additional events not directly sponsored by the GUDTP but still highly relevant to Social Sciences students are also listed below. 

DTP Events 2019

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When: Thursday 14 Novmeber 2019 (times vary)

            Thursday 21 November 2019 (times vary)

Where: Social Sciences Divisional Office, Oxford


Book a session with DTP Manager Kate Gear and discuss any questions you might have about your studentship, the additional funding opportunities available through the Grand Union, claim form guidance, or other related topics. Sessions are one-on-one and will take place at the Social Sciences Divisional Office at Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford.

Sessions dates and times:

14 November 15:00-15:15

14 November 15:15-15:30

14 November 15:30-15:45

14 November 15:45-16:00

21 November 15:00-15:15

21 November 15:15-15:30

21 November 15:30-15:45

21 November 15:45-16:00

To book your place, visit

**These sessions are open to current ESRC-funded Grand Union DTP students enrolled at the University of Oxford.**


When: Thursday 5 December 2019, 9:00-11:00 (times vary)

Where: Manor Road Building, Seminar Rooms B & F

Booking link: TBC


DTP Directors Dr David Mills and Professor Alex Betts will be holding one-on-one Student Progress Meetings open to continuing DTP students - bookings to open soon from this page. 


When: Thursday 5 December 2019, 17:00-19:00 (followed by drinks)

Where: Manor Road Building, Lecture Theatre

Registration link: TBC


Further details and information on this event coming soon. 

Other Social Sciences Events

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When: Wednesday 13 November 2019, 12:00-13:30 (lunch provided)

Where: The University Club, Oxford

Registration link:

Intended Audience: Social Sciences DPhil Students


Looking to understand how to set up a placement during your DPhil and learn more about the benefits of collaboration with external organisations? This workshop is designed to help you identify and apply for placement opportunities either related to your academic interests or in a different field. Visit here to learn more about this opportunity. 


When: Wednesday 27 November 2019, 12:00-14:00

Where: The University Club, Boardroom 1, Oxford

Intended Audience: Social Sciences DPhil Students


Would you like to learn about a number of placement opportunities, discuss ideas and options for collaborations for research impact, and access advice on how to enhance your profile and skills through a placement? Visit here and book a 20-minute appointment with the Postgraduate Placements Officer, Denitsa Filipova, to find out more about collaborating with real world organisations, business and policy engagement, and how these link to a career both inside and outside academia.

ESRC Grand Union DTP 2019-20 Events Year card

For a complete list of events for the 2019-20 academic year, please download the year card here.

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