Instructions for Students

Each DTP has different requirements for their student's engagement in the conference. These requirements are summarised below. For presentation and submission guidelines, please click here. 'A Changing Planet' welcomes all abstracts from any topic being studied by DTP students.

Abstract Submission is now closed.


The London NERC DTP

  • Cohort 1: Attendance and abstract submissions are encouraged but are not mandatory.
  • Cohort 2: Attendance and abstract submissions are encouraged but are not mandatory.*
  • Cohort 3: Attendance and abstract submission (poster or oral presentation) are mandatory.**
  • Cohort 4: Attendance is mandatory. Abstract submissions (poster or oral presentation) are encouraged but are not mandatory.

Please note that students on the London NERC DTP are required to attend at least two out of the four DTP conferences that occur within the time of their studentship. Additionally, students are expected to present (either a poster or oral presentation) at at least one of the DTP conferences.

*However, students who have not fulfilled the above requirements, either not having attended two DTP conferences or who have not previously presented at one, should attend and/or submit an abstract as appropriate.

**For students who presented last year (poster or oral presentation), then abstract submissions are not mandatory but are encouraged. Attendance is mandatory for all of Cohort 3.


Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP

All SSCP DTP students are required to attend the conference. First year students (Cohort 4) should present a poster. Students in Cohort 1, 2, and 3 are encouraged to present a talk.


SCENARIO NERC DTP

While it is not compulsory for SCENARIO students to attend or present at the conference, they are strongly encouraged to do so.


SHEAR Studentship Cohort

While it is not compulsory for SSC students to attend or present at the conference, they are strongly encouraged to do so.