“I can see”

Students from Selayang Harmony, Sunway Mentari and Manna House Learning Centres participated in the Science Day at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus on the 1st of February 2018. Whilst they were occupied with many different science-based laboratory and learning activities, they had their visual acuity checked by a qualified optician. Almost half of the …

Visit to National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM)

On 14 March 2018, Year 3 Biomedical Sciences students visited the National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM), which was an activity of the Cancer Biology module. NCSM is a non-profit organisation that aims to create an understanding towards cancer by providing the best possible care and support for patients as well as their family members and …

Insight placement – exploring the real world!

On 22 November 2017, Biomedical Sciences Year 3 students visited Oncode Scientific Sdn. Bhd. as one of the insight placements under the Year 3 module – Concepts of Pharmacogenetics. Pharmacogenetics is the study of the varied drug responses deriving from the differences in human genetic. This module aims to provide students with a basic knowledge …

University of Nottingham Biomedical Sciences Degree’s New Look

Nottingham’s Biomedical Sciences degree content has changed to cater to future work employability whilst maintaining its aim to equip degree holders with the inquisitiveness and scientific knowledge as a medical scientist. New modules such as Core Skills provide a platform for sharpening presentation skills, team-working, resource-searching, data extraction and analysis, critical thinking, problem-solving and learnability …

Health and Science Camp Day with Refugee Kids

On the 1st of February, the Department of Biomedical Sciences, the Biomedical Sciences Society and Rotaract Club organized a Health and Science Camp Day for refugee kids under the project “Promoting Science Using Microscopes” funded by Impact Nottingham (Cascade). The refugee kids came from three schools around the Klang Valley namely, Selayang Harmony School, Manna …

Alumni Career Forum

The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) alongside Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences (PHS) worked together with the University Career Advisory Services (CAS) had organized a career forum on 7th February, 2018.  The forum had attracted more than 100 participations involving students and academics from BMS and PHS.  Four distinguished Alumni from the Faculty of Science were …

BMS Journal Club and 2018 New Year Gathering

The Department of Biomedical Sciences initiated the Journal Club a few years back, a bimonthly session where all postgraduate students and lecturers meet to share their knowledge and experience on scientific topics. The journal club takes the form of journal critique, where articles chosen by postgraduate students are reviewed and evaluated to identify the strengths …

Refugee Kids Visit on World Refugee Day

Two groups of refugee school students from Sunway Mentari and Ideas Academy Learning Centres visited the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus on 20 June 2017. These kids come from various countries, mainly from Myanmar and Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. As the undergraduate Biomedical Sciences students, we were honoured and delighted …

Exploring Science Using Microscope at KLESF 2017

UNMC Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) taskforce from the Department of Biomedical Sciences organized an activity named ‘Exploring Science Using Microscope’ at the Kuala Lumpur Engineering and Science Fair (KLESF) 2017 Date: 3rd, 4th and 5th November 2017 Venue: MINES International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC) The main objective of this activity was to promote the learning …

qPCR Workshop with Science Vision

            On 10 October 2017, the Department of Biomedical Sciences conducted a quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) workshop in collaboration with Science Vision Sdn. Bhd. to provide a deeper understanding about the principles and applications of  qPCR is scientific research. Undergraduate and postgraduate students from the Department of Biomedical Sciences, …