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

Placement Perspectives: Make university an adventure with Industrial Experience

Jodie Lilley is a third year studying Biology with Industrial Experience programme, and whilst currently on placement abroad at Lund University in Sweden, she is already looking toward the next horizon. Take a look how she plans to carry on expanding her university adventure… My area of research here at Lund University is evolutionary ecology … More Placement Perspectives: Make university an adventure with Industrial Experience

How an MRes 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 students in full time employment. For Jamie, Translational Medicine was the path … More How an MRes at Manchester helped me to find my niche

How an online master’s could accelerate your career

A part-time master’s can help you accelerate your career, whilst you continue working at the same time. James Garbarino is into his final year on the Paediatric Anaesthesia MSc programme and here he gives his insight into the programme, his career and his plans for the future. My interest in Paediatric Anaesthesia  I enrolled in the … More How an online master’s could accelerate your career

Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems

“Take us for the wrong thing, that’s dangerous to do. When you really need us, we could stop working for you” is how the antibiotic resistance advert goes, but perhaps the dancing pills don’t quite emphasise just how serious reckless antibiotic use is. Up step medical student, Clarissa Hemmingsen, who has a supreme knowledge base … More Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems