Biomedical Sciences

Alumni profiles

See what our alumni across programmes in the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences say about their experience of studying at the University of Edinburgh.

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Eleanora Bafour-Agyei, MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases (2018)

A film still of MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Eleanora Bafour-Agyei
Online student Eleanora started up her own NGO in maternal and child health in Ghana. She chose to study this online degree so she could upgrade her knowledge of infections that can affect mothers and children, and finds online learning to be a valid and effective way to study.

Olivia Murray, MSc Human Anatomy (2017)

A film still of Human Anatomy student Olivia Murray
Olivia talks about being encouraged to feel like a "real scientist" and the benefits of learning by dissection.

Eleftheria Parasyraki, MScR Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences) (2018)

Eleftheria Parasyraki film still
Eleftheria Parasyraki describes how the research environment of the MScR in Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences) prepared her for her upcoming career.

Anthony Adeea, MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife & Ecosystem Health (2018)

A film still showing Anthony Adeea being interviewed
Anthony Adeea, conservationist with the Ghana Wildlife Society, talks about what it's like to be an online learner on the MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health programme.

Kaumal Baig, Anatomical Sciences (2018)

Three different layers of the human body, Anatomage table
I decided to apply for the programme as I had always found anatomy fascinating as an undergraduate, both theoretically and artistically.

Alasdair Moffett, MSc International Animal Health (2018)

Film still of International Animal Health graduate Alasdair Moffett
Alasdair talks about gaining an understanding of global issues and applying it to his everyday practice as a vet.

Kristina Kovacikova, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Infectious Diseases) (2015)

Kristina Kovacikova
Kristina kicks off our Alumni profile series featuring students who studied with the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences.