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CDT Management Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To oversee the implementation and management of all centres of doctoral training (CDT) at Warwick, hereafter called CDTs.
  2. To monitor the progress of all CDTs that are affiliated with Warwick.
  3. To actively oversee internally funded CDTs.
  4. To propose strategy for applying for new externally funded CDTs, to ensure quality applications in line with Warwick’s and funders’ research priorities.
  5. To make recommendations to the Board of Graduate Studies and Research Committee, regarding provision of externally and internally funded CDTs.
  6. Act as the body who considers requirements for CDTs and raises issues to the relevant academic department or governance committee.

Definitions

CDTs are defined for this purpose as PGR communities that are recruited, trained and administered in a series of cohorts, including but is not limited to all cohort-based Centres of Doctoral Training (CDT), Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP), Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP) and Doctoral Training Centres (DTC), regardless of funding source.


Membership 2022-23

Chair David Leadley (Deputy-Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research)
Secretary Rebecca Vipond (CDT Manager, Doctoral College)
Doctoral College

Nicola Attridge (PGR Finance Manager)

Daniel Branch (Academic Director of Graduate Studies)

R&IS

Claire Edwards (Research Strategy & Development Manager)

Tomomi Kimura (Research Strategy & Development Manager)

Faculty of Arts

Pierre Botcherby (CADRE and AHRC M4C)

TBC (CADRE and AHRC M4C)

Faculty of Social Sciences

Jon Coaffee (ESRC DTP, Leverhulme TRANSFORM and CDT (Social Sciences & Arts) representative on BGS)

Ashleigh Skelhorn (ESRC DTP)

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Medicine

Robin Allaby (NERC CENTA)

Nicola Glover (EPSRC Synbio)

Helen Knight (EPSRC Hetsys & DST)

Jonathan Millar (MRC DTP)

Vardis Ntoukakis (BBSRC MIBTP)

TBC (Warwick-sponsored CDTs and CDT (Sciences) representative on BGS)

Mike Tildesley (EPSRC Mathsys)

CDT Student Representative

TBC


Reporting Structure

CDTMC reports directly to the Board of Graduate Studies and, via the chair, to the Research Committee.


Secretariat

Secretary: Rebecca Vipond. Please forward correspondance to r.vipond@warwick.ac.uk. 


Meetings

2022-23

  • 10 October 2022, 11:00 - 13:00 (Microsoft Teams)
  • 19 January 2022, 10:00 - 12:00 (Microsoft Teams)
  • 3 May 2023, 14:00 - 16:00 (Microsoft Teams)
  • 4 July 2023, 13:00 - 15:00 (TBC) - open meeting for CDT directors and Admin Leads

2021-22

  • 8 October 2021, 10:00 - 12:00 (Microsoft Teams) - agenda | minutes
  • 11 January 2022, 11:00 - 13:00 (Microsoft Teams) - agenda | minutes
  • 5 April 2022, 11:00 - 13:00 (Microsoft Teams) - agenda | minutes
  • 11 July 2022, 10:00 - 12:00 (CMR1.0) - open meeting for CDT directors and Admin Leads

2020-21

  • 21 October 2020, 09:00 - 11:00 (Microsoft Teams) - agenda | minutes
  • 11 March 2021, 13:00 - 15:00 (Microsoft Teams) - agenda | minutes
  • 2 June 2021, 11:00 - 12:00 (Microsoft Teams) - agenda | minutes

2019-20