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 …

1st cohort of Biomedical Sciences graduates!

Staffs from the Department of Biomedical Sciences joined student’s families and friends in witnessing the convocation of the first cohort of Biomedical Sciences undergraduates and PhD graduate on Saturday, 25th July 2015 at the Putrajaya Convention Centre. A short prize giving ceremony was held before the convocation, where Professor Ian MacDonald, Head of the School …

1st Biomedical Sciences Research Symposium

The first Biomedical Sciences Postgraduate Research Symposium was held recently at the Faculty of Science, UNMC. This event started with a fascinating talk by keynote speaker Prof. Ian MacDonald, Head, School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK and was followed by BMS PhD students’ research talks. The event was well attended by staff and …