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International Conferences: Beers and Brexit

One of the highlights of academic research is the international conference. If one is fortunate enough to belong to a  well-funded research group, you will likely have the opportunity at some point to present your work, expenses paid, at an exotic location somewhere around the world.  PhD students are recommended to attend at least one international conference …

The European Pharmacy Students’ Association Annual Congress 2016 in Helsinki

As this is my first (and possibly my last) blog, I shall introduce myself. My name is Matthew James Brown and I have been a pharmacy student for the last 4 years here at The University of Nottingham. Throughout my time I have been heavily involved with The Pharmacy Society (PharmSoc), acting as President during …

The Opportunity of a Lifetime while Studying Pharmacy!

Hi! My name is David and I’m a third year pharmacy student at Nottingham, but I’m currently studying at the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus (UNMC), where I’m completing my research project. As soon-to-be undergraduates, I urge you all to seize every opportunity that comes your way and especially to consider travelling at some point …

Studying in Malaysia

This blog has been written by Helena Cooper, a third year student on our MPharm programme. The prospect of studying in Malaysia was the deciding factor in me choosing The University of Nottingham. Although it seemed scary at the time, I decided to take up the opportunity to study in Malaysia for the whole of my second year. …

Angers Exchange

This week’s blog has been written by Sean Quay, a 4th year undergraduate student on our MPharm programme, and it describes a visit to Angers in France. Bonjour mes amis! Over the last few years the School has sent and received students in an exchange program between l’Université d’Angers in an initiative to build relations and …

Anna Piccinini’s blog for International Women’s Day 2016

A very European journey in science The first bench at which I spent endless hours was not in the lab but in the garden. The natural curiosity and sense of exploration that has kept me outdoors and away from television as a child is the same that has driven me to the lab in biomedical …

Lisa White’s blog for International Women’s Day 2016

I grew up in a small country town in rural Victoria in Australia.  I enjoyed learning at school and loved reading and maths.  At High School in Year 9, boys and girls at this stage were separated into different classes: ‘electronics’ for boys and ‘home economics’ for girls.  I rebelled and became the first girl …

Championing collaboration; The Jerantinine story … so far …

In recognition of International Women`s Day, this blog has been written by Dr. Tracey D Bradshaw, assistant professor in The School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham. I have been affiliated with The School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham for 25 years, arriving in 1991 as a post doc working briefly for Dr. Martin Garnett and …

Pharmacy School Research Blog Aug-Oct 2015

Welcome to our latest edition of the Pharmacy School Research Blog, highlighting the exciting and innovative research carried out in the School. You can read more about our recent research activities in the School of Pharmacy Journal Aug-Oct 2015 Professor Phil Williams, Director of Research Revealed: Helicobacter pylori’s secret weapon Discovered in 1982, Helicobacter pylori (H. …

U21 Summer School in Mexico

Low budget Healthcare: What the U21 Summer School in Mexico taught me Despite our best efforts as Pharmacy students, terminologies like QALY might sometimes seem a bit of a blur through those 9 am lectures after a whole night of binge-watching Mad Men or Gossip Girl. However it is hard to miss words like ‘managing …