Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

First year Pharmacy students Felicia Yew, Jared Loo and Justin Lee recently attended the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association’s 75th Annual Conference. Their idea for a public health campaign won them first prize in the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition. Here, Justin describes their experience. It was last year that Felicia learnt about the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition to plan … More Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student at University: Nafeesa

Nafeesa Khan is a Year 2 student on the BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical day studying on the course. Studying audiology at the University is very exciting. Here, you get the best of both worlds, the one-to-one contact with lecturers at university and then placement during … More A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student at University: Nafeesa

A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student on Placement: Nafeesa

Nafeesa Khan is a Year 2 student on the BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course at Manchester. Here, she takes us through a typical day on a placement on the course.   8:30am The day begins with me arriving at placement at 8:30am. This gives me time to prepare for the patients and to carry out … More A Day in the Life of an Audiology Student on Placement: Nafeesa

How I became a speech and language therapist

Alice Coltman is a community adult Speech and Language Therapist at Bridgewater Community NHS Foundation Trust. Here, she reveals why and how she went into speech and language therapy, and gives advice to anyone considering a similar career path. Why I chose speech and language therapy During sixth form, I shadowed my mum’s friend, who … More How I became a speech and language therapist

My undergraduate research: why blood is thicker than water for mating roosters

Conducted as part of an undergraduate placement year project at The University of Manchester, a study published in the journal Behavioural Ecology has shown that male domestic fowl are less aggressive towards related males than they are to unrelated males when competing for mates. Recently-graduated BSc Biology with Industrial/Professional Experience student, Charlotte Rosher, was interested in evolutionary biology … More My undergraduate research: why blood is thicker than water for mating roosters