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Astbury Research Retreat 2019

This year's Annual Retreat for members will be held at The Palace Hotel Buxton on 12th and 13th September 2019.

Registration Form


Contact Dr Stephen Muench for further details

General Data Protection statement
This form collects personal data from you in order to register you for the 2019 Astbury Annual Retreat. We will collect your name, telephone number and email address in order to be able to contact you about your registration status and any late changes. We will collect data on your supervisor (in case of students and postdocs) to assess your eligibility to attend. Finally we will collect data on your dietary requirements and access needs to help make the day suitable for you to attend. We will never share this data outside the Astbury Centre and it will be deleted after registration starts for the following year.
By continuing to submit this form you give permission for us to collect and hold these data for the purposes stated and to contact you by email about this event. If you do not wish us to collect and hold these data, but still wish to attend the event please send a hard copy of the information to Lucy Gray.

Please note that attendance at this event is restricted to PI members of the Centre, postdocs and post-graduates in their groups and fellow members of the centre as listed on the Astbury Centre web pages. We are sorry that, due to restricted numbers, this event in the centre is not open to others.

First name:
Email address:
Tel extn.:
Name of main PI (postgrads/postdocs only):
We are very grateful to the faculties for supporting the retreat.  This retreat has been additionally supported through generous contributions already made by academic staff from the Centre.  The retreat is available to the groups of these academics at a subsidised rate of £75 per person. A grant number is required to make the booking. Wellcome Trust PhD students should contact Prof Alan Berry for the appropriate grant number. In case of enquiries, please contact Stephen Muench (s.p.muench@leeds.ac.uk)
Grant number:


There will be a number of slots available for research talks to reflect the broad research interests of our members. Preference will be given to postdoctoral researchers, but there will also be some opportunities for other members to present. If you would like to be considered for a talk, please check the box and provide a brief title.

Oral presentation. The title of my presentation is:

There will be many opportunities for members to present their research in the form of a poster. Postdoctoral researchers and PhD students are particularly encouraged to submit a title for a poster.
If you would like to present a poster, please check the box and provide a brief title.

Poster presentation. The title of my poster is:

Abstract for poster OR oral presentation


Please specify the type of accomodation you would prefer

Please note that only a small number of single rooms will be available so please arrange to share if possible. If you selected Double or Twin please try to coordinate in advance of registration and provide the name of the person you would like to share with here

Special requirements

Please note any dietary requirements

Please note any specific access requirements


Coaches will be provided to and from Leeds. If you wish to reserve a seat please check the box.
Please reserve me a seat.

If you require a car parking space at the hotel, please check the box.
Please reserve me a car parking space (if available).

Child Care

We will be arranging some child care on-site for children aged 0-3. Please tick if you would like to use this facility.
I am interested in this provision.

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Upcoming seminar

Thursday 09 January 2020
3 pm Chemistry 1.53g
Prof Ylva Ivarsson
University of Uppsala, Sweden
Finding the missing connections
Host: Andy Wilson

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