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
Since obtaining her BSc in Biomedical Science in 2012, Jeannie Lee has flung herself into postgraduate research and is now into the second year of her PhD student at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKC) – a joint medical institute paired with both Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University. Jeannie previously worked … More Jeannie Lee and her PhD
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
James Ashcroft is an MBChB medicine alumni who certainly excelled during his time at The University of Manchester. As part of the Advanced Personal Excellence Pathway, he had a paper published and got the chance to study at Harvard Medical School. Now, he’s on the Academic Foundation Programme at Imperial College London, a path that newly … More What is it like to experience three of the best universities in the world?
As part of our FBMH Stories feature for Instagram, we chat to Claire, who recently graduated with a BSc in Pharmacology with Industrial/Professional Experience. We discuss her time at Manchester, from choosing her course and her fantastic placement in The Gambia, to her final year research project and next steps. … More FBMH Stories: Claire Laxton
Jack Benton is a graduate of the MSc Clinical and Health Psychology course at Manchester. He recently won a prize for a paper based on his master’s thesis at the annual meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) in Canada. He discusses the paper, why he took the course and his career plans. … More How my MSc Thesis Led to a Prize-Winning Paper: Jack’s Story
Sarah is a student on the MSci Biomedical Sciences course at Manchester, which integrates a master’s year into a normal BSc degree. Here, she tells us about the course and her time in a pharmacology lab. … More Life in the Lab on a Biosciences MSci course: Sarah’s story