How my MSc in Genomic Medicine has enabled me to travel the world!

Travelling the world is something that’s most graduates dream of doing at some point in their lives. For those lucky few who get to do it, they often have to sacrifice possible work commitments to through with it. However, not all… Here, MSc Genomic Medicine graduate, Bradley Horn, talks us through his life in genomic medicine … More How my MSc in Genomic Medicine has enabled me to travel the world!

Mental health matters

Mental health is currently a hot topic of discussion on social media, however, with thousands of people still struggling to talk about their issues, it continues to be a massive problem in the UK and around the world. The University of Manchester offers a postgraduate degree in Advanced Practice Interventions for Mental Health and in … More Mental health matters

My Clinical Placement Year at Salford Royal Hospital

Intercalating Medical Student, George Altman, is currently enjoying a year away from medicine studying Healthcare, Ethics and Law. However, last year, George was right in the thick of it on placement at Salford Royal Hospital. To George, practical work is far more beneficial than theory work so the opportunity to go on a year long placement … More My Clinical Placement Year at Salford Royal Hospital

Genomics: A sound option for intercalating medics AND part time students.

For medical students, the opportunity to inercalate after their third year is one that comes at a perfect time. The stresses of being a medical student can’t be downplayed and the chance to branch out and learn about something completely new is something that often refreshes the mind before the final years of a hefty … More Genomics: A sound option for intercalating medics AND part time students.

How I ended up in the USA during my science communications placement year!

Ellie Welch’s placement took her from the buzzing city of Manchester to a quiet village in Oxfordshire and then on to the coffee loving city of Portland in the USA. An unusual trio of places to bunch together, however, one that perhaps sums up the potential that science communications has to take you all over the … More How I ended up in the USA during my science communications placement year!

How embracing my stammer helped me to fulfill my dreams

MSc Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience student, Richard Stephens, has been on a life long journey trying to figure out how to live with his stammer. However, through therapy and life changing moments, Richard found the answer and now seeks to pass that message on to others. In a passionate and inspirational piece, Richard … More How embracing my stammer helped me to fulfill my dreams