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Fun podcast with Dr Jess

UNMC Diaries is a podcast run by students, for students, in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Their 17th episode features Dr Jess Price, and looks at various topics from tackling exams to tackling attendance monitoring! (The entire podcast can be found here: https://anchor.fm/unmc-diaries) UNMC Diaries is also on Facebook!

School of Psychology 10th Anniversary Ball

This piece is submitted by Dr Christine Leong, the school’s Alumni Officer and organising chairperson of the ball, and Dr Miflah Hussain, the school’s Marketing Officer. Pictures: (top right) Former Head of School and esteemed guest Professor Peter Mitchell officiates the ball with current Head of School, Dr David Keeble. (bottom right) The attendees comprising …

The power and excitement of new beginnings!

This piece is submitted by Vartika Khandelwal and Nurin Hanna binti Norazhar, our first year psychology students reporting for the blog! This piece is slated to be part of an ongoing series on our blog looking at the concepts of beginnings and new starts. “And now we welcome the new year, full of things that …

How we are trained to give presentations; a blog post from PhD student Sia Ming Yean

September was a very hectic month for me, for I took part in three competitions, all held in the same week. I must say that it worked out pretty well, as I managed to come in second in two of the competitions; the Three Minutes Thesis (3MT) and the UNMC Postgraduate LINK Conference. Both competitions …

An Italian student in Malaysia

I have thought about sitting down and writing about my experience at UNMC so many times, but I never got round to it, probably because there are just too many things to say! If I had to describe this experience in one word, I would definitely choose “amazing”. I had the time of my life …

How I felt about the summer internship at UNMC

One of our first-year BSc Psychology students, Andrea, had the opportunity to work with Dr. Jess Price over the summer to gain some relevant research experience after she successfully completed her first year. This is what she feels she gained from the whole experience. First off, I think the work was excellent. It was very …

Last Minute Tips… (Exams!)

The end of the academic year is just around the corner, and soon the senior students will be getting ready for their graduation, while the others prepare for their internships or holidays or a combination. This only means that it’s that time of the year (EXAMS!) where the night owls in us are awakened, and …

Does Listening to Music Help Improve Our Productivity?

When I first found myself working in an office shared with about 25 other people, I was a little overwhelmed from my colleagues busily typing away on their keyboards and laptops. So, to cope with that, I started plugging in my headphones with the playlists of the day on loop. The music did help with …

From the Jungle to Vienna

It’s a beautiful spring day in Vienna, Austria, and I am enjoying a cup of Wiener Melange (a type of famous coffee here) in a café, and I will be here for the next three months to collect data for my research and working at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna with …

Life of an Intern: Cerca Insights, Penang

Last summer, two of our undergraduate students had the opportunity to intern at Cerca Insights, Penang, a Contract Research Organization (CRO) which specialized in behavioral pharmacology. Here are the summaries of their internship experiences: Marine Alneel (Year 3 Student in BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience): The opportunity of interning at Cerca Insights definitely was …