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 …

My summer adventures with Aiesec at China!

During the summer break, I participated in a program organised by Aiesec (International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences). Aiesec is an international non-governmental not-for-profit organisation that aims to provide young people with leadership development and cross-cultural internship and volunteer experiences to enable them to make an impact in the society. August 2015 …

BMS academic obtains grant to promote health education and obesity awareness in schools.

Dr. Suresh K. Mohankumar, an academic from the Department of Biomedical Sciences and his obesity awareness team, including Dr. Soma Mitra (co-applicant) have received an activity support grant (Japanese Yen 1,000,000) from Tanita Healthy Weight Community Trust*, Japan. The funds will be used to promote obesity awareness/health education in youth and school children. The title …

Biomedical Sciences Society welcomes our latest BMS students

The journey of starting off fresh in the university is never easy, so to aid the integration process of the freshers of Biomedical Sciences undergraduates(class of 2018) into the exciting adventure in UNMC, BMed Society organised a much needed ice breaking event to foster a sense of belonging to the BMed community in UNMC.   …

My Summer Internship Experience at Eli Lilly

I undertook an internship this summer for 3 months at Eli Lilly, a pharmaceutical company. I found out about it through an email sent out by the Careers Advisory Service (CAS), sometime in January this year. All I had to do was email CAS with my latest CV and they sent it to the company. …

High school students visit UNMC.

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is actively involved in reaching out to high school students to provide them with an opportunity to experience tertiary life at UNMC and also have a taste of what studying Biomedical Sciences feels like. During the summer break, our department hosted a group of 40 homeschooled students on campus for the “Experience …