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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …