Experience of our exchange students

Nottingham Malaysia’s Biomedical Sciences students can opt for an exchange programme to the UK campus in their second year. For the select few chosen, it is truly a wonderful experience living and studying in a different country… Here are what our past students who have been on this exchange program have had to say. Melanie …

Dr Pung Yuh-Fen received Paul Dudley White Award at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Philadelphia PA 2019

American Heart Association (AHA) is the world’s oldest and largest voluntary Society dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Since its founding in 1924, the Society has achieved an important voice in American and world-wide Medicine. The annual AHA Scientific Sessions usually house approximately 15,000 to 20,000 participants, working and researching on cardiovascular related diseases …

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 …

UNM Making Appearance in Malaysian Public Health

Public Forum: Living Well with Cancer was an event hosted and organized by the University of Malaya (UM). The forum aimed to inform cancer survivors, advocates, support groups, relevant NGOs and the healthcare professionals on cancer patient-centered research. The informative forum is expected to empower the different parties and the knowledge from local settings is …

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 …