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180 Not Out: The Final Days of University

This blog was written by Stephen Kenny, who has just finished his PhD in the School of Pharmacy. Doing a PhD is a curious experience. Not quite a student, not quite an employee. Skilled, but not expertly so. Too old to live the traditional student lifestyle, but young enough to still enjoy having more limited …

Pharmacy – building on the past

This blog has been written by Xianle Chen, one of our fourth year undergraduate MPharm students. The importance of history in modern research is often underestimated. The lessons of the past can often inspire researchers trying to solve challenges today. For this reason I applied for the Rajesh Joshi Memorial Bursary in 2015. The bursary, which is …

My Pre-reg Adventures: Dawn of the Dread (What to Expect on Exam Day)

This blog has been written by James Smith, one of our MPharm graduates. For those who have not read my previous pre-reg blogs (which can be found here and here), I recently completed my pharmacy pre-registration training year and have documented my experiences for upcoming aspiring pharmacists soon to go through the same process. For those who …

My Pre-reg Adventures: Exam Preparation

This blog has been written by James Smith, one of our MPharm graduates. For those who have not read my previous pre-reg blogs (which can be found here and here), I recently completed my pharmacy pre-registration training year and have documented my experiences for upcoming aspiring pharmacists soon to go through the same process. For those who …

Holly Smith attends the Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) Conference

In January this year, Holly Smith, a fourth year MPharm student attended the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) organisation in London. The abstract from an audit she carried out within the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust in August 2016 was accepted for a poster presentation at the event. The audit …

So you want a hospital pharmacy pre-reg?

This blog has been written by Robert Oakley, who is in his final year, about applying for a hospital pre-registration place. And so it begins… The most dreaded and equally anticipated event of the beginning of your career is nigh. Pre-registration. Where do I go? How do I stand out? Will I be accepted? Three …

My Pre-reg Adventures: the Industrial Experience

This blog has been written by James Smith, a former MPharm student who is now in his pre-registration year. In February 2016, I was half way through my pharmacy pre-registration training year. For a lot of pre-regs, the halfway point is no more significant than knowing how far they have progressed and how far they …

November Blog on Pre-Registration

This blog has been written by Matthew Brown, one of our students who is in his pre-registration year. The 21st July seems like a long time ago however just 19 weeks ago I was tossing my mortarboard up in the air and what came down was the reality of pre-reg and a whole new way …

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference 2016

This blog was written by Katie Porter, Robert Oakley, Priya Ravendren and Yewande Awoniyi who were funded by the School to attend the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Annual Conference this year. The 2016 Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Conference was held at the Birmingham International Convention Centre.  The School of Pharmacy was represented by a group …

My first year studying Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham

                                  This blog has been written by Natalie Wong, an international student from Hong Kong studying MPharm at The University of Nottingham. Having finished my first year as a pharmacy student at The University of Nottingham, all I could …