How an MSc in Audiology has helped to shape my career

It’s been 17 years since Els Walravens enrolled on to the Audiology master’s at the University of Manchester. Coming from Belgium, her main concern ahead of starting the course was the English language, something that she has mastered over the years with her career taking her from Oxford Road to the capital of Australia. Read … More How an MSc in Audiology has helped to shape my career

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

Meet the Professionals: Postgraduate practice and prescribing

Continuing our Meet the Professionals series, we recently attended the alumni event arranged for our graduates from nursing courses here at Manchester and met some truly incredible people. After more than 30 years in nursing, Marie Holder retired in December of 2018 and even now, she still spends her time helping others, whether that be … More Meet the Professionals: Postgraduate practice and prescribing

Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

This is the first entry in a series of blogs we are calling, ‘Meet the Professionals’ – this is taken from the annual event of the same name, where University of Manchester alumni from various different courses come together to network and share stories from their careers. Our first profile, Peter Marshall, was already a … More Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

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

Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training

The Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training (PIAT) Summer School is designed forย distance-learning students to get together, make valuable contacts in the industry and meet their fellow peers when they otherwise might not have had the opportunity.ย  This year’s event was held at Manchester’s Macdonald Hotelย and during the course of the day, which featured informative sessions by … More Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training