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, …

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.         …

UNM Biomedical Sciences students won oral and poster award in 30th IBS

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar (IBS) is a scientific event organized by local and private universities alternatively and annually in collaboration with the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB). The event aims to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) to nurture young potential scientists of Malaysia. IBS also provides a platform for undergraduates …

Unveiling some well-knitted good memories with Honorary Professor Dave Kendall

Students from Division of Biomedical Sciences and School of Pharmacy had the privilege to learn and share plenty of usual and unusual things with the School’s Honorary Professor Dave Kendall for a week in March (2019). In this fascinating journey of life, we encounter countless people; people who we know, who we don’t know, who …

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 …

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 …

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 …