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  Each year, as part of the ACCE DTP training package, an away day is arranged by the ACCE student committee. This year, after what seems like a thousand Doodle Polls, we finally settled upon Liverpool as the Host Institution and a trip to Chester Zoo as the focal point of the away day. Chester Zoo is the largest in the UK and according to a recent poll, the 6th most visited tourist attraction in the country (1,536,279 people in...

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As part of the ACCE programme students are encouraged to attend Environment or Biotech YES, an entrepreneurial event which students pitch a fictitious product to a panel of investors. Teams of 4-5 PhD or post-doctoral researchers compete for “funding”, and if successful are entered into the national competition in London with a prize of £2500. If the team is successful again they are then invited to Houston, Texas , USA to compete...

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