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 …

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Balance for Better

In August 2014, a team of volunteers from the University of Nottingham (#water4life) went to the interior of Baram, Sarawak to build a gravity feed water system for a remote village of a Penan community in Long Itam. During the same trip, we helped built and equipped a pre-school in the village and little did we …

A visit to Oncode Scientific

On the 15th of November, a field trip was organized to Oncode Scientific in Kota Kemuning as part of the Concept of Pharmacogenetics module assessment. Students assembled at the bus stop by 1.15pm and left for the company via bus. We arrived at the company at approximately 2.45pm. Students were received and led into the …

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 …