Tropical Medicine and Beyond (TMAB) Personal Experience

Tropical Medicine and Beyond (TMAB) is a pilot module aimed at educating Health Sciences students about all sorts of health and healthcare issues that exists in the tropics with introduction to some complementary and traditional medicine. This truly beautiful module started its first day on the 8th of July 2019 and I am sure it …

TROPICAL MEDICINE AND BEYOND: An Experience Beyond Classrooms

Students from UK and Malaysia Campuses got the opportunity to be a part of the brand-new module, Tropical Medicine and Beyond. With classes on Dengue to Tuberculosis, this module aimed at providing insights on prevalent diseases in the tropics. We were also taught about struggles in the indigenous communities and refugees.         …

UNM Biomedical Sciences students won oral and poster award in 30th IBS

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar (IBS) is a scientific event organized by local and private universities alternatively and annually in collaboration with the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB). The event aims to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) to nurture young potential scientists of Malaysia. IBS also provides a platform for undergraduates …

Unveiling some well-knitted good memories with Honorary Professor Dave Kendall

Students from Division of Biomedical Sciences and School of Pharmacy had the privilege to learn and share plenty of usual and unusual things with the School’s Honorary Professor Dave Kendall for a week in March (2019). In this fascinating journey of life, we encounter countless people; people who we know, who we don’t know, who …

Into the clouds

August 31st 2018 was a significant day to mark a new dawn for Malaysia under a new ruling government after 61 years of independence. It was also a historical day for us as we departed to Kathmandu, Nepal to start our 18-day journey to conquer Mera summit in the Himalayas. It was my 3rd #climbforlife …

4th Biomedical Science Postgraduate Research Symposium

Biomedical Science Postgraduate Research Symposium is an annual event organised by the Department of Biomedical Science. This year marked the 4th annual postgraduate symposium which was held on the 23rd July 2018 with a theme of ‘Shaping Life Science: From Innovation to Integration’. The symposium welcomed everyone from the Faculty of Science. We had the …

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 …

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 …