As a keen and supremely talented photographer, Benjamin Harris and science communication go hand in hand. Initially studying BSc Zoology, Ben found himself at a bit of a loss after graduating, but a three year trip travelling the world inspired him to enroll on the MSc Science Communication course at Manchester. Ahead of his second … More Making the most of my MSc
Like many students, Tori Blakeman found herself in a bit of a predicament when it came to choosing a career path. Initially choosing to study Biomedical Sciences, Tori then chose to specialise in Neuroscience at the start of her second year. Throughout her studies she became more and more aware that her strengths lied in writing, … More Arts and Sciences DO go together
Ellie Welch’s placement took her from the buzzing city of Manchester to a quiet village in Oxfordshire and then on to the coffee loving city of Portland in the USA. An unusual trio of places to bunch together, however, one that perhaps sums up the potential that science communications has to take you all over the … More How I ended up in the USA during my science communications placement year!
MSc Science Communication student, Ben Harris, is at the halfway point in his journey to completing his postgraduate degree and is enjoying every minute of it. Ever since completing a BSc in Zoology, Ben has been searching for career inspiration, and the MSc has certainly played a part in helping him find that. Ben’s passion … More Love science but don’t want to be a scientist? Science communication might be for you.
Amie Peltzer is a graduate of the MSc Science Communication course at Manchester. She talks about how she came to study on the course and how the skills she has developed have helped her outside of academia. … More Life outside the laboratory: my MSc Science Communication experience
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
Ellen White is a BSc Biomedical Sciences student who is coming to the end of her ten-month placement at a science communication, marketing and PR agency based in Manchester. Read on to get an insight into a career in science outside of the lab. … More A world of science outside the lab: science communication placements