FBMH Stories: Claire Laxton

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

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How my MSc Thesis Led to a Prize-Winning Paper: Jack’s Story

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

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

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, explains her research. … More My undergraduate research: why blood is thicker than water for mating roosters