Into the clouds

August 31st 2018 was a significant day to mark a new dawn for Malaysia under a new ruling government after 61 years of independence. It was also a historical day for us as we departed to Kathmandu, Nepal to start our 18-day journey to conquer Mera summit in the Himalayas. It was my 3rd #climbforlife …

My summer internship experience in NUMed

During the last summer break (June to July 2018), I was given great opportunity to be an internship exchange student at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed), Johor. I was so grateful to be selected as I always wish to experience the lab life and lab culture in a different university. On the first day of …

4th Biomedical Science Postgraduate Research Symposium

Biomedical Science Postgraduate Research Symposium is an annual event organised by the Department of Biomedical Science. This year marked the 4th annual postgraduate symposium which was held on the 23rd July 2018 with a theme of ‘Shaping Life Science: From Innovation to Integration’. The symposium welcomed everyone from the Faculty of Science. We had the …

Exploring the world of Science

On 9th August 2018, Professor Ting Kang Nee, Dr Then Sue Mian and Ms Siti Asma from the Department of Biomedical Sciences were invited to Dignity for Children’s Foundation located in Sentul Boulevard to conduct a science session with the students. The main objective of this session was to expose the students to the use …

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMED) – University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) BMS summer placement exchange

Monday 18th June 2018 was a day with an emotional mix up from the second I woke up. I got ready and made my way to the laboratory in UNMC, feeling excited to be in a completely different environment to the one in NUMED. I was nervous about the research I was about to undertake …

PhD students win prizes at international conference

Congratulations to our PhD students, Ms Loh Fei Kean and Ms Ashwinder Kaur for winning prizes at the International Conference on Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICBMBB). Both students are currently under the supervision of Dr. Fang Chee Mun (Biomedical Sciences Department). The conference was held at Four Points by Sheraton Puchong from 15th to …

Congratulations to the class of 2018!

Three years ago, the Department of Biomedical Sciences was overjoyed to welcome the largest cohort of BMS students to date. On 22nd July 2018, some of the academics joined these students in commencing the official completion of their 3 years of undergraduate journey in UNMC. Undeniably, the class of 2018 has made us proud as …

Graduation Ceremony of BMS 2+1 transfer students in Nottingham, UK

I have the privilege to attend the graduation ceremony at the Nottingham Campus for our 4th batch of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) students. This is our largest graduating cohort just yet. There were ten transfer students attending the UK graduation while the rest attended graduation in Malaysia. One of our BMS alumni, Yasmeen Zailan was also …

First step into the world of science

On 28th June 2018, students from the Zomi Education Center were invited to the University of Nottingham for some science activities. This event was funded by Cascade Nottingham under the project “Promoting Science using the microscope”. A total of 30 students accompanied by two teachers and a teacher volunteer (Ms Miranne Watley) participated in this …

BMS made a clean sweep in the 2nd Faculty of Science Postgraduate research showcase!

On 20th June 2018, the 2nd Faculty of Science (FOS) postgraduate research showcase was held in the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. This event was participated by 24 postgraduate students from the School of Pharmacy, Psychology, Biosciences as well as Biomedical Sciences where participants are required to present their research project through a poster presentation. …