BIOL211- Module Overview – Roisin Weaver

Lecture breakdown BIOL211: Cell Biology is one of the compulsory modules you will do in the first term of your second year if you are doing Biomedicine, Biomedical Science, Biochemistry and other BLS-based degrees. Based on when I completed this module (18/19), the structure could be divided into 5 sub-topics which were covered across the Read more about BIOL211- Module Overview – Roisin Weaver[…]

An Interview with Hannah Semple: Research Scientist at AstraZeneca – Rebecca Chatwin

On the 28th of January this academic year 2018/2019, the Biomedical and Life Sciences department was delighted to welcome some Lancaster Alumni to talk to our students about their current profession and past experiences. These alumni were Hannah Semple (Research Scientist), Kate Anderton (Scientific Editor) and Hannah Fagg (Trainee Healthcare scientist in Genomic Counselling). I Read more about An Interview with Hannah Semple: Research Scientist at AstraZeneca – Rebecca Chatwin[…]

Revision Tips: First Year – Roisin Weaver

A few months ahead of exam season I thought I’d share some tips/methods I found useful whilst revising for the summer exams in first year. As you already know, the modules in first year are content-heavy and with 14 modules to revise for this can seem pretty overwhelming. In addition to this, if you’re doing Read more about Revision Tips: First Year – Roisin Weaver[…]

NHS Placements- James Senior

Hello, and welcome to my first blog post! Here, I will be discussing information I have found out myself whilst considering a placement year in a lab and talk about my own placement journey taking place right now. Many are unaware that they can take a placement year when they are part of the accredited Read more about NHS Placements- James Senior[…]

My Dissertation Experience – Josh Jenkinson

Supervisor and project title: Karen Wright- Investigating the effects of atypical cannabinoid O-1602   Why I chose this topic: Although you select the top areas you would like your dissertation to be related to, there is also a section in which you can put specific requests, I chose to request a topic relevant to cancer Read more about My Dissertation Experience – Josh Jenkinson[…]

My Dissertation Experience – Emily Clayton

Supervisor and project title: Professor Roger Pickup: Identification and characterisation of unknown bacteria from mobile phone screens using substrate utilisation analysis Why I chose this topic: I have always had a keen interest in the areas of microbiology and cell biology, so I knew I was going to list these topics as my first options Read more about My Dissertation Experience – Emily Clayton[…]