Scholarship Series: Nicole Burdett – Archery and Psychology

In the latest instalment of our scholarship series, where the best athletic talents within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester are showcased, we caught up with first year Psychology student and elite archer, Nicole Burdett… Balancing performance sport and studying can be demanding yet also extremely rewarding and fulfilling. … More Scholarship Series: Nicole Burdett – Archery and Psychology

Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met up with Raeesa Taniya and Sanjida Faiza, two recent MPharm graduates who are currently working in the world of locum pharmacy. Below, they speak to us about how the university helped them to become the pharmacists they are today and Sanjida opens up about the difficulties of … More Meet the professionals: Locum Pharmacists

Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways

In this next instalment of our Meet the Professionals series, we met Jessica Dobbs, one of our recent MPharm graduate from who is currently working as a pre-registration pharmacist. She spoke to us about the challenges of returning to study after time out, working at one of the leading cancer research beacons in the country, … More Meet the Professionals: Pharmacy and pre-reg pathways

Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

This is the first entry in a series of blogs we are calling, ‘Meet the Professionals’ – this is taken from the annual event of the same name, where University of Manchester alumni from various different courses come together to network and share stories from their careers. Our first profile, Peter Marshall, was already a … More Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

How to pursue a career in data science

The Bioinformatics and Sytems Biology master’s degree at Manchester aims to provide students with a biological background to the data type of genomics, proteomics and metabolomics whilst also developing their computational and analytical understanding in relation to processing biological data. The course also gives students the opportunity to get involved in project work in the … More How to pursue a career in data science

Getting involved with psychology research from year one

At the start of the academic year, students are often swamped with an incredible amount of information from the structure of certain modules to society joining fees to how to get 2-4-1 at the local takeaway.  For Psychology students,  the words ‘seps’ and ‘sona’ may have cropped up and some of you may still be … More Getting involved with psychology research from year one

Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university

Before starting university you may think that you have everything sussed and that it will be an easy ride. Yes, it’s going to be great but there will be bumps in the road and poor decisions are likely to be made at various points. Second-year Pharmacy student, Ose Obayagbona, has been at The University of … More Nine things I wish I knew before coming to university