Looking ahead to a Cancer Research UK funded PhD

Last November, a group of five medical students from The University of Manchester visited The University of Cambridge’s MB-PhD symposium in preparation for the equivalent programme that UoM and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) are looking to deliver. One of the students in the cohort, Andrew Chai, discusses the symposium below and explains how it’s made … More Looking ahead to a Cancer Research UK funded PhD

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

Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

After finishing his Psychology degree at the University of Liverpool in July 2018, Myles Chadwick was unsure of what to do next: he wanted to stay in education but knew that embarking on a master’s would be a massive commitment. Nevertheless, after looking at a variety of options, being a Russell Group university situated in … More Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

Without my UoM mentors, I wouldn’t be where I am today

Sheena talks us through her amazing journey from graduating as a nurse, juggling full time work with a MClin and how she secured a prestigious PhD opportunity in Hong Kong. All of Sheena’s hard work has paid off and now, as she looks towards her exciting future, she still takes time to give thanks to … More Without my UoM mentors, I wouldn’t be where I am today