Coronavirus: From the perspective of a London Doctor

Prakhar Srivastava is a medicine graduate from the University of Manchester who is currently undertaking his first year as a junior doctor in a hospital in London. Below, he talks us through in depth how his hospital is dealing with the current coronavirus pandemic and give us his thoughts, in a professional capacity, on the … More Coronavirus: From the perspective of a London Doctor

Moving away from the lab for a career in public health

MPH Public Health student, Emily Christopher, decided to study a postgraduate degree after realising she wanted a job away from the lab after studying pharmacology for three years. Below, she discusses the benefits of distance learning and provides an insight into what she has learnt during her time on the course so far… In the … More Moving away from the lab for a career in public health

Suicide prevention – The Mental Health Nursing perspective

Like every student on a Mental Health Nursing course, Jess Manning is empathetic. She wants to help and support those who are going through a difficult period in their lives and she’s learning how best to do that at The University of Manchester. One topic that every mental health nurse must look at is suicide … More Suicide prevention – The Mental Health Nursing perspective

How an MSc in Audiology has helped me to fulfil my dreams

Audiology has been taught at The University of Manchester for 100 years with thousands of students graduating over the years from both undergraduate and postgraduate audiology degrees. Awajimijana Otana is a recent graduate from the MSc Audiology programme and is now currently employed by the NHS as a Senior Specialist Paediatric Audiologist. Discover how the … More How an MSc in Audiology has helped me to fulfil my dreams

Transitioning to life as a junior doctor

In a month where medicine interviews are taking place for the next cohort of Manchester medical students, we hear from someone at the opposite end of their medicine journey at Manchester. Prakhar Srivastava graduated in July 2019 and has since moved to London to begin life as a junior doctor. Currently undertaking his postgraduate foundation … More Transitioning to life as a junior doctor

Looking ahead to a Cancer Research UK funded PhD

Last November, a group of five medical students from The University of Manchester visited The University of Cambridge’s MB-PhD symposium in preparation for the equivalent programme that UoM and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) are looking to deliver. One of the students in the cohort, Andrew Chai, discusses the symposium below and explains how it’s made … More Looking ahead to a Cancer Research UK funded PhD