The overall focus of the conference was “Quality Training Environments for Biomedical Researchers” a topic which is central to all our efforts to provide out students with programmes based on excellence. This overall topic was addressed through 4 specific themes:
o Empowering doctoral supervisors,
o Building resilience & supporting timely completion,
o Optimising student experience and
o Broadening horizons.
These topics were of great interest to the Orpheus membership and the wider community. The conference programme will be available from http://www.ucd.ie/orpheus2019/