Biomedical Sciences

Our students and alumni

Our students are drawn from a wide range of academic and practical disciplines, and they represent a vast wealth of knowledge and experience.

Peter Grencis: Changing career from the NHS to conservation

Peter returned to education in his fifties, leaving his NHS career behind to pursue a career in conservation.

Tamari Yu: broadening your career horizons

Tamari explains how the programme has broadened her horizons and helped her to move up in her career.

Rebecca Sandey: Building connections with fellow students

Learning from classmates and building bonds at the annual summer school were highlights of the programme for Rebecca.

Jane Haakonsson: Protecting island endemics

Jane explains how the Masters programme has advanced her career, and enabled her to embark on new conservation projects.

Denis Vasiliev: Developing a deep understanding

Denis shares his experience of studying on the programme, and the skills and knowledge he developed.

Savitri Itwaru: Protecting my country's biodiversity

Savitri, from South America, explains why she chose to study the Masters in Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Ecosystem Health.

Frankie Odhiambo: Bridging the science-policy interface

The knowledge and skills that Frankie, from Africa, has developed allowed him to deliver his role at the United Nations, more efficiently, and take on new projects.

Karina Jakobsen: Gaining confidence and taking risks

For Karina, from the UK, the Masters programme was integral to helping her move from entry level environmental positions, into more senior roles.

Marcello Hernández-Blanco: Following the dream

Marcello, from Costa Rica, shares how the Masters programme helped him to achieve his dreams, and opened up new opportunities, including a PhD in Australia.

Ecosystem Experience

Chaona tells her us about her experience undertaking research in Zambia with the Commonwealth Scholarship.