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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 …

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 …

The importance of history in championing the future prosperity of British Pharmacy

This blog has been written by Xianle Chen, a third year MPharm student, about his exciting summer placement on a project with the National Pharmacy Association having been awarded the Rajesh Joshi Memorial Bursary offered by The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and The Health Education Foundation. It may not be initially obvious to understand the …

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 …