“Night of The Stars” Staff Oscar Awards 2018

It was that time of the year again where students, staff and lecturers were all invited to attend the “Night of The Stars”, an annual ball organised by the Student’s Association (SA) at The Westin Kuala Lumpur on the 6th of April 2018. Ballgoers were dressed in their best suits and donned their best accessories …

Postgraduate Showcase 2018

The Postgraduate Showcase 2018 took place on the 3rd of May 2018 and was organised by the Graduate school and members of the Postgraduate Student Network (PGSN). This yearly event aims to enhance the presentation and communication skills of the postgraduate students in UNMC. As postgraduate students, we are always cooped up in lab or …

“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 …