Expanding my worldview on the A*STAR PhD programme

Edward Pallister is a postgraduate research student from Redcar who is on the A*STAR PhD programme, which enables students to spend two years each in Singapore and Manchester. For those interested in the A*STAR PhD programme then look no further, as below, Edward provides a detailed account of how he’s found his A*STAR experience so … More Expanding my worldview on the A*STAR PhD programme

Reflecting on my master’s degree one year later

It’s been just over a year since Katie Hill graduated from The University of Manchester with a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health. After recently securing a job with Greater Manchester Police (GMP), Katie reflects on her time on the course and discusses how it has helped her to forge a successful start to … More Reflecting on my master’s degree one year later

How a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health helped me to pursue a career in research`

Molly McCarthy is a Research Assistant at The University of Liverpool where she is currently working with individuals who suffer from depression. Before she reached this position, she did an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a postgraduate degree in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at The University of Manchester. Below, discover how well suited the … More How a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health helped me to pursue a career in research`

How I went from a Sociology graduate to a cancer researcher

Leanna Goodwin graduated with a degree in Sociology from the University of Manchester in 2010 with the intention of doing a postgraduate degree shortly after. However, with nothing jumping out at her she embarked on a career within market and consumer research instead. Fast forward ten years and she now has a master’s degree from … More How I went from a Sociology graduate to a cancer researcher

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

Welcome Week: My Experience of Psychology at The University of Manchester

Ahead of Welcome Week 2019, we wanted to talk to some of our currents students and recent graduates about their time studying at the University of Manchester. Callum Mogridge hasn’t long since finished his BSc in Psychology and is now working as a Research Assistant for our very own Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. Callum … More Welcome Week: My Experience of Psychology at The University of Manchester

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

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