Science Fair in SK St. Paul, Seremban

The Primary School Science Fair was held in SK St. Paul in Seremban on 13th May 2017. Apart from the host, primary students from a few other primary schools in Seremban also participated in the event. Upon arrival at the school, we were welcomed by a flash of forked lightning and a great clap of thunder (a …

Biomedical Science PhD student wins ISSFAL Travel Award

Chai Boon Kheng, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Science, has won the ISSFAL Travel Award to present his research at the Congress of International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, held in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 5 to 9 September 2016. Boon Kheng is supervised by Dr. Suresh Kumar …

Graduation Ceremony in Nottingham and Malaysia Campus

This year I have the privilege to attend both graduation ceremony at Nottingham Campus and the Malaysia Campus for our second batch of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) students. There were two Transfer students attending the UK graduation while the rest attended graduation in Malaysia. Dr Mustafa Al-Shagga and myself attended as part of the academic procession …

BMS student wins first poster prize at the 27th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar is an annual event of the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB), jointly-organized at alternate year by either a public or private university in Malaysia. The aims of the seminar are to provide a platform for our talented undergraduates to showcase their final year research project findings; share their …

Life as a BMS Exchange Student in the UK

My experience My name is Jonathan Chooi and I am a final year Biomedical Sciences student from UNMC. Last semester, I decided to come on an exchange to the university’s main campus in Nottingham, United Kingdom.  My initial experience when I landed in the UK was: “Wow, this place is cold!” It was a shock as I …

Biomedical Sciences Society Potluck Dinner

The Lunar New Year was nearing, and what better way to celebrate it than to have a potluck dinner! The BMed Society once again organised a potluck dinner at the beginning of the second semester, with Year 1s, Year 2s, Year 3s and our postgraduate students coming round bringing in home-cooked food and spreading good …

More than a summer experience

In July last year, a team of 29 students and 3 academic staffs from different faculties from the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus with other volunteers from a few non-government organisations (NGOs) went to a rural village in Sarawak (Borneo) with a few objectives to improve the living standards of this community. This project was …

Associate Professor Vince Wilson visiting UNMC for the first time

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at UNMC were delighted to host Associate Professor Vince Wilson from the School of Life Sciences, Nottingham UK on campus between the 2nd -4th of February 2016. Acting as the main academic liaison between the BMS department at UNMC and the UK campus, Vince met with staffs and students to …

My graduate training experience at Novartis Malaysia

Upon graduating from the University of Nottingham in Biomedical Sciences, I spent some time abroad to explore the world and learn more about myself in a new environment. At the same time, I was pondering about my career plan upon my return from my travels. After coming back to Malaysia, I developed an interest to work in a healthcare-related industry, preferably in the …

Biomedical Sciences (BMED) Society day trip to Chiling waterfalls

  In desperate need of a getaway to somewhere secluded and close to nature, the BMED society organised an outdoor activity to Chiling waterfalls at Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor. BMEDers from year 1, year 2, year 3, and students from other courses came together in one bus for the trip, which departed from campus at 6 am …