A simplified look at postgraduate research: Catia Goncalves

PhDs are often extremely complex bodies of work, especially those undertaken by postgraduate students within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. In a series of blog posts from current PhD students, we’re aiming to give those who are considering postgraduate research (PGR), as well as anyone who generally has an interest in scientific research, … More A simplified look at postgraduate research: Catia Goncalves

MRes vs MSc: Exploring a research-led master’s in Infection Biology

After graduating from her undergraduate degree in Virology from The University of Glasgow, Anya Morrison wanted to further explore the interactions between humans and viruses by undertaking a PhD. However, due to limited lab experience and competition for funding, this is currently the next step in a longer-term objective. Meanwhile, in an effort to upskill … More MRes vs MSc: Exploring a research-led master’s in Infection Biology

How a master’s at Manchester helped me to find my niche

After graduating in Biology in Sheffield, Jamie Ellingford wanted his next step to be a more focused one. A Biology degree opens many doors, but a postgraduate degree in a specific area can make you extremely desirable to employers, with 83.1% of postgraduate graduates in full time employment. Jamie elected to study a master’s in … More How a master’s at Manchester helped me to find my niche