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 …

Graduation Ceremony of BMS 2+1 transfer students in Nottingham, UK

I have the privilege to attend the graduation ceremony at the Nottingham Campus for our 4th batch of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) students. This is our largest graduating cohort just yet. There were ten transfer students attending the UK graduation while the rest attended graduation in Malaysia. One of our BMS alumni, Yasmeen Zailan was also …

First step into the world of science

On 28th June 2018, students from the Zomi Education Center were invited to the University of Nottingham for some science activities. This event was funded by Cascade Nottingham under the project “Promoting Science using the microscope”. A total of 30 students accompanied by two teachers and a teacher volunteer (Ms Miranne Watley) participated in this …

BMS made a clean sweep in the 2nd Faculty of Science Postgraduate research showcase!

On 20th June 2018, the 2nd Faculty of Science (FOS) postgraduate research showcase was held in the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. This event was participated by 24 postgraduate students from the School of Pharmacy, Psychology, Biosciences as well as Biomedical Sciences where participants are required to present their research project through a poster presentation. …

Rainbow of Love School Science Day at UNMC!

On the 26th of May 2018, students from Rainbow of Love School were invited to join a Science Day at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus organized by the Department of Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with Engineers without Borders (EWB) UNMC. This event was fully supported by Cascade Nottingham under the “Promoting science using microscope” …

A Visit to a Stem Cell Bank

Located at Cyberjaya, the Silicon Valley of Malaysia, Cryocord™ is a medical biotechnology company which specializes in Cord Blood Banking and Stem Cell Research. CryoCord™ provides excellent mesenchymal stem cell storage service with modern technology by utilizing the advanced and secure facilities and resources available. On 20th April 2018, the students of Year 2 Biomedical …

“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 …