Although more people then usual die during a heat wave, if there is a 1C temperature increase all year round this is offset by a decrease in winter mortality. Overall a 1C increase would lead to a reduction of about 7000 deaths a year in the UK.
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Approximately a week before your committee meeting you must send out a package containing a summary of your research proposal and a completed Progress Report Form (You can get this from your Graduate Secretary) to all of your committee members. You will then need to prepare a presentation consisting of some background information pertaining to your project, your research plans, and any data you may have already collected.
The Department of Health Safety & Environment (DHSE) offers a wide variety of safety courses including laboratory safety and biosafety courses for graduate students and summer students. These courses can be registered for online.
the UCACS Animal Care and Use Education
and Training Program Website to view all information available
and gain access to application forms.
The Gwenna Moss Teaching and Learning Centre offers an introductory course for teaching at the University level for graduate students as well as a variety of workshops that will better equip graduate students with more developed teaching skills. Follow the above link and look under the 'for graduate students' tab for more information.