Lucia’s Journey: Training as a Teacher of the Deaf

Lucia Martin is completing our PGDip in Deaf Education so that she can become a Teacher of the Deaf. This qualification trains teachers to provide focused support to deaf children and their families. We spoke to Lucia about her experience of the course, Manchester, and her aspirations for the future. … More Lucia’s Journey: Training as a Teacher of the Deaf

Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

First year Pharmacy students Felicia Yew, Jared Loo and Justin Lee recently attended the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association’s 75th Annual Conference. Their idea for a public health campaign won them first prize in the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition. Here, Justin describes their experience. … More Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

My undergraduate research: why blood is thicker than water for mating roosters

Conducted as part of an undergraduate placement year project at The University of Manchester, a study published in the journal Behavioural Ecology has shown that male domestic fowl are less aggressive towards related males than they are to unrelated males when competing for mates. Recently-graduated BSc Biology with Industrial/Professional Experience student, Charlotte Rosher, explains her research. … More My undergraduate research: why blood is thicker than water for mating roosters