Meet our new team member

New staff announcement We are pleased to introduce our newest addition to the Graduate School team, Dr Revathy Sankaran, Research and Training Assistant Manager. About Revathy Sankaran Dr Revathy Sankaran is an alumna from University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM). She graduated as a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty of Science and Engineering at …

See the world through different lenses

This post is contributed by Mak Yin Ying, runner up of the 2019 Images of Postgraduate Experience photography competition and 2nd year PhD student at the Department of Biomedical Sciences.   A massive thanks to Graduate School for organising the competition and also to the esteemed judges for looking up to my humble entry and appreciated …

Our PhD student wins the Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize

Shi Ting Lee, a PhD student from the School of Pharmacy, has won the Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize for May 2018. Sparrho will support Shi Ting’s trip to the 9th World Congress on Biosensors and Bioelectronics scheduled for 29-30 August 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. Read more about Shi Ting’s latest work which involves cancer detection. …

First Day at UNMC

This post is contributed by Saira Riaz, a postgraduate student from the School of Education, undertaking Masters in Educational Leadership and Management.   I still remember my first day at UNMC. When the taxi stopped at the main gate and I got out, I saw the lush green landscape and my mouth opened wide. I kept …

Dr Jane Wellens wins U21 award

The Universitas 21 (U21) Award was created in 2012 to recognise the innovative work being delivered at U21 member universities towards the internationalisation of higher education. Head of Graduate School at the UK Campus, Dr Jane Wellens, is the University’s representative within the U21 Group of Deans and Directors of Graduate Studies. The award honours …

PhD in Multicultural Malaysia and UNMC

This post is written by Mariam Altaf Tarar, PhD student from the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, and edited by Dr Lee Jiin Woei, Research Training Development Manager.   A PhD degree is getting more common day by day. The number of doctorate is increasing worldwide with time. However it does not mean that …

The Doctoral Journey: Perspectives

This post is written by Dr Kalaimani Markandan, UNMC alumna.  “Easy choices, hard life; hard choices, easy life,” Jerzy Gregorek. Four years ago, it was time for me to make a tough decision; declining an offer as process engineer and deciding to pursue PhD at University of Nottingham. My road to PhD had been exhausting …

My LINK ’17 Experience

This post is written by Janet Tan Sui Ling, Best PGR Presenter of UNMC LINK ’17 PG Conference. UNMC LINK ’17 Postgraduate (PG) Conference was the first ever conference on campus organised by PG students, for PG students. Yeah, something for us! With that, I felt obliged to participate in this conference. It was a …

How to enjoy the limelight for 3 minutes

This post is written by Sia Ming Yean, UNMC 2017 3MT® Runner Up.  Taking part in the 3MT this year was actually my second attempt in the competition. I had initially given it a pass but was later convinced by a very persuasive friend to try again. Through 3MT, I learned how to structure my talk …

My 3MT Experience: What is the worst that could happen?

This post is written by Olaoluwa Duro-Bello, UNMC 2017 3MT® Winner. I reckon I was the last contestant to register for the 3MT competition this year. Every time I received an email from the Graduate School reminding students about registering for the competition, I would simply mark the email as read and procrastinate registering. But on …