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‘Pharm-ing’ an international landscape at the 1st International Conference FIP Pharmacy Practice Research

1st International Conference FIP Pharmacy Practice Research: Postgraduate students, Postdoctoral fellows, and supervisors’ symposium in Lisbon, Portugal. This blog was written by Funmi Agbesanwa (2nd year PhD) and Yasmin Karsan (3rd year PhD), both from the division of Pharmacy Practice and Policy. Our take on the conference The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) pharmacy practice conference …

Pint of Science Nottingham brings scientists out of the lab and into your local pub

This blog has been written by Jamie Thompson, a PhD student who works with Professor Morgan Alexander in the Biomaterials Discovery Group. After selling out all events last year, Pint of Science returns to Nottingham for its 3rd year running. As part of the three-day Pint of Science festival, thousands of scientists around the world …

Let’s talk careers: A different kind of postgraduate study group

This blog was written by Funmi Agbesanwa who is in her second year of her PhD at the School of Pharmacy. Her supervisors are Dr Matthew Boyd in the School of Pharmacy and Dr Simon Bishop from Nottingham University Business School. What is the typical PhD journey? You decide to do a PhD, you start said …

Inspiring children with Science in The Park

This blog has been written by PhD student, Alshaimaa Almehmady , who works in the Division of Molecular Therapeutics and Formulation.  she would like to share her story of how her group was involved in the ‘Science in the Park’ exhibition earlier this year. With a view towards inspiring a new generation of young scientists, …

Calling it a Year!

Blog post from Zhi Yuan Kok, a first year PhD student who is working in the division of Biomolecular Sciences and Medicinal Chemistry.  His supervisors  are Professor Barrie Kellam, Dr Shailesh Mistry and Professor Steven Hill. Having graduated with an MPharm from the university in July last year, I returned to this place I called home …

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 …