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

A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

In July 2019, Emily Christopher graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology and had secured a place on the University’s Masters in Public Health programme. However, before starting her postgraduate degree, she took a trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to volunteer on a public health programme. Read all about her … More A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within pharmacy

There is a misconception that all pharmacy students go into community pharmacy after graduating and that if you want to do anything different, then you may as well pick another degree. Here to dispell that myth are two pharmacy graduates who have gone on to do two completely different jobs, both unrelated to community pharmacy…Β  … More Meet the professionals: The alternative career paths within 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

Looking back at my MSci and forward to my PhD

MSci Pharmacology graduate, Melanie Seaton, may have just finished a four-year stint at The University of Manchester but she’s already ready to do it all again. Looking ahead to her PhD in Cancer Studies, Melanie explains below why the Pharmacology degree is perfect for students who love lab work and how she’s now following her … More Looking back at my MSci and forward to my PhD

Equity and Merit in FBMH

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health recently attended The University of Manchester’s annual celebration for those graduating from the Equity and Merit Scholarship: an initiative started in 2007 that has since offered financial support to over 255 individuals from Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia. Not only does this help students gain a postgraduate qualification, … More Equity and Merit in FBMH

This year in Msc Biotechnology and Enterprise

The Master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise here at Manchester is a course that provides more than just excellent teaching: it gives you a greater knowledge of working in the biotechnology industry and helps build a strong foundation upon which you can develop your research skills. Consulting Case Competition 2019 This year, three MSc Biotechnology and … More This year in Msc Biotechnology and Enterprise