UNM Biomedical Sciences PhD Student Won LMIC Travel Award in ISV Congress 2019

International Society for Vaccines (ISV) organises annual congress to gather professionals and young trainees in the field of vaccines from around the globe. This year, the congress was held at International Convention Centre, Ghent, Belgium from 27th to 29th October 2019. Thanks to the support from my supervisor Dr Fang Chee Mun, I have been …

BMS Reigning All Prizes Once Again for Science Category in FOSE PGR Showcase 2019

On the 25th Sept 2019, the Faculty of Science and Engineering postgraduate showcase (FOSE PGR Showcase) was held in the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. This event was the first joint PGR Showcase held since the merging of Faculty of Science and Engineering in 2019. There were two category of competition held namely; Poster and …

10 Things I Learnt During My Lab Internship at UNM

Coming fresh out of second year Biomed and straight into wet lab work, I was faced with a whole new learning curve. Unfamiliar places, an independent project, I found it all extremely fun albeit a challenge. Here’s what I learnt doing molecular cloning work as an intern in Notts, coming from Newcastle JB. 1.     Water …

My NUMed Summer Exchange Internship 2019

During the summer holiday in 2019, I participated in a research internship located in Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed). As an exchange student, this was a unique opportunity for me to get out of my comfort zone and work in an unfamiliar environment. The first week was planned as an introductory to familiarize me with …

Valedictorian Speech: Biomedical Sciences Class of 2019

Professor Graham Kendall, Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham and Provost and CEO of University of Nottingham Malaysia, Professor Fon Sim, Ong, Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning), University of Nottingham Malaysia, Professor Deborah Hall, Vice-Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange), University of Nottingham Malaysia Esteemed members of the faculty, Distinguished guests, Parents, friends and my graduating …

Tropical Medicine and Beyond: Third World Network

I was thoroughly impressed with the summer programme students in my seminar session. Their enthusiasm and lively engagement in what was a completely new topic – the role of patents on medicines prices and on research and innovation – was much more than I had expected. They dove into the subject with confidence and curiosity, …

A Year Away from Home

Hi there! I am Paulina Tan, a recent UoN graduate of the Biomedical Science 2+1 transfer program. This is me sharing a little bit of what I experienced over the past year in the University of Nottingham. To be entirely honest, I had no intentions of transferring to the UK to complete my final year. …

At Tropical Summer School

Colin Nicholas and I sampled life as lecturers at Tropical Medicine and Beyond (TMAB) Summer School, at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Twenty years ago, Colin could have gone on to the charmed life of a Professor of Anthropology, having won a distinction for his doctoral thesis on the politics, development, and identity of the …

Tropical Medicine and Beyond (TMAB) Personal Experience

Tropical Medicine and Beyond (TMAB) is a pilot module aimed at educating Health Sciences students about all sorts of health and healthcare issues that exists in the tropics with introduction to some complementary and traditional medicine. This truly beautiful module started its first day on the 8th of July 2019 and I am sure it …

TROPICAL MEDICINE AND BEYOND: An Experience Beyond Classrooms

Students from UK and Malaysia Campuses got the opportunity to be a part of the brand-new module, Tropical Medicine and Beyond. With classes on Dengue to Tuberculosis, this module aimed at providing insights on prevalent diseases in the tropics. We were also taught about struggles in the indigenous communities and refugees.         …