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Susan Manoharan: MPT Alumni Profile

We recently caught up with Susan Manoharan, one of our Medical Physiology and Therapeutics (MPT) alumni from 2015, to get an look into what her experience was like at Nottingham and what she’s gone on to do after graduating. Why did you choose to study MPT at Nottingham? I chose to study at the University …

Space Biology, Worms, and MPT

Over at the Royal Derby Hospital, home to our MPT course, there’s some very unique research happening. Professor of Space Biology, Nathaniel Szewczyk, is part of a team that studies why muscle is lost in various clinical situations. This includes muscle disease, confinement to bed, getting diseases associated with getting older, and even spaceflight. They …

Getting out there: My experiences at a Physiology Young Life Scientist’s Symposium

In November 2019 I attended the Neuroscience of Energy Balance 2019 in Manchester as a student member of the Physiological Society: This membership is possible being enrolled BSc Medical Physiology and Therapeutics course. It was a great opportunity to apply what I had learnt in my year 2 neuroscience lectures, to network with top researchers …

Tropical Medicine and Beyond Module in Malaysia

Tropical Medicine and Beyond Module in Malaysia My name is Amasha Kottearachchi and I am a third year MPT student who undertook the Tropical Medicine and Beyond module in Malaysia last summer (following second year). I hope in writing about my experience it gives anyone thinking of applying a better understanding of what to expect …

My tip about work experience: Just do it!

My name is Georgia Bowler and I am a second year MPT student. My plan after this degree is to progress onto the University of Nottingham’s Graduate Entry Medicine Programme (GEM). I started studying at Nottingham just a few months after moving back from Australia, where I had lived for 7 years. The move back was …

Representing Medical Physiology and Therapeutics at the Education Network Awards

My name is Kiara Abayasekara and I’m a first-year course rep. My co-course rep: Chinonso Nzewuji and I were delighted to represent MPT at the Education Network Awards on the 12th June 2019. As first year course reps both myself and Chinonso were invited to the Education Network Awards upon both the School of Medicine …

Poster Day for our 3rd year MPT students

          Well done to all of our Final Year MPT students who presented their Hons project posters on the 5th June 2019. The standard was very high indeed and all should be congratulated for the professional displays and manner in which they spoke about their research findings.  Special mention should be …

Medical placements in the Dominican Republic

Abidul Ahad, Curtis Brownrigg, and Ahmed Khan received Cascade funding to undertake medical placements in the Dominican Republic in the second year of their Medical Physiology and Therapeutics BSc course. Below is an extract from their report on their two-week experience. On the 17th June 2018, we flew out to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to undertake …

Career paths

My name is Erica and I am on my final year studying Medical Physiology and Therapeutics (MPT) at the University of Nottingham and I am hoping to study medicine after my MPT degree. I did not go straight onto the MPT course after A-levels, instead I was studying Biomedical Science. In my first year on …

BSc project

Angharad Davies, a recent MPT graduate, was awarded the “Education & Teaching” prize for early career researchers at the Europhysiology Conference 2018 in September for her poster which highlighted her Honours project findings regarding the use of novel active learning methods in class. She shares her experience of the project and MPT below.  About the project …