Gabriel’s journey: from medicine to computer science via psychology

Gabriel Strain has recently completed the MRes Experimental Psychology with Data Science course and is preparing for a postgraduate research programme. Here, he reveals how he went from starting an undergraduate degree in medicine to getting ready to begin a PhD in computer science. … More Gabriel’s journey: from medicine to computer science via psychology

My psychology journey: Part 3 – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Abigail Kay is currently a student on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. To get to this point, Abigail has completed both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree at Manchester in Psychology and Forensic Psychology and Mental Health respectively. On top of this, she has also undertaken a number of jobs in the field. In this three … More My psychology journey: Part 3 – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Reaching for new horizons on the A*STAR PhD programme

Adrián Magaz is a bioengineer by training, originally from Spain, and a postgraduate research student on the A*STAR PhD programme. This is a split-site programme that enables students to spend two years each in Singapore and Manchester. Below, he discusses his PhD experience in depth, from working in the labs here in Manchester to collaborating … More Reaching for new horizons on the A*STAR PhD programme

Expanding my worldview on the A*STAR PhD programme

Edward Pallister is a postgraduate research student from Redcar who is on the A*STAR PhD programme, which enables students to spend two years each in Singapore and Manchester. For those interested in the A*STAR PhD programme then look no further, as below, Edward provides a detailed account of how he’s found his A*STAR experience so … More Expanding my worldview on the A*STAR PhD programme

Working in the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness

When Hannah Guest graduated from The University of Manchester with a bachelors degree in Audiology she couldn’t have imagined that some years later she would be working as Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness. However, after completing her PhD here too she received the opportunity to conduct more research with … More Working in the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness

Returning to Manchester to explore my research interests

Josh Devlin is a graduate from the two year MA Social Work programme which helps students to become social workers through placements and highly effective teaching. For the past three years, Josh has worked as a Social Worker for Trafford Council in a children’s locality team. However, this September he is set to return to … More Returning to Manchester to explore my research interests

Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Callum Mogridge knows the University of Manchester campus like the back of his hand. He has completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology here, he’s in the midst of his master’s in Organisational Psychology, he’s also worked as a researcher and to top it all off he’s planning on doing his PhD next year too. Below, … More Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

An insight into the Public Health master’s at Manchester

Ceri Jones is in the enviable position of being able to say that he has two master’s degrees to his name. His first one was in Preventative Cardiology and the second is in Public Health, obtained from the University of Manchester in 2018. Now in the midst of a PhD, Ceri discusses the MPH distance … More An insight into the Public Health master’s at Manchester

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