Student Takeovers

PhD Tissue Repair

"I'm a PhD student in the Miron lab at EMS and I will be giving you a glimpse into life doing PhD research on brain development in Edinburgh. Stay tuned!"

Niamh's takeover

MSc Animal Clinical Behaviour

Bonjour everyone! I am a full-time vet from France and distance MSc student. I thought it would be fun to share what a normal week looks like for me!

Alex's takeover

PhD Human Anatomy and Tissue Engineering

"Our research involves developing 3D in-vitro models of musculoskeletal tissues to study the human bone-tendon interface. We will be showing you what it’s like to study and live as a postgraduate in Edinburgh!"

Christina and Vinothini's takeover

MSc Clinical Animal Behaviour

"Hello! My name is Meghan and I’ll be taking over the vet Instagram account this week and telling you a bit more about my experience of studying online"

Meghan's takeover

PhD Veterinary Parasitology

"I'm a first-year PhD student at the Roslin Institute and I have a keen interest in tropical diseases. If you have any questions on PhD life, not forgetting during a pandemic, don’t hesitate to ask!"

Enock's takeover

MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors

"I'm a surgical registrar in Scotland and online masters student with the University of Edinburgh School of Surgery. I’m here for the next few hours to answer any questions about post-graduate degrees whilst working."

Emma's takeover

MSc Equine Science

"I will be taking over the Dick Vet IG this week and I am here to answer your questions on online learning at Master's level and Equine Science in general."

Mary's takeover

MSc Equine Science

"I think it's absolutely incredible that the UoE Equine Science MSc gives its students the opportunity to study from anywhere, LITERALLY anywhere in the world! And I can't wait to share with you guys some exciting things from the course as well as a little bit about my life on the farm in Auckland."

Anna's takeover

PhD Precision Medicine 

"I perform my research at the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre and my project focuses on the discovery of cancer vaccine targets. I hope you'll enjoy learning about my research and life in Edinburgh!"

Kamila's takeover

PhD Psychiatry 

"I’ll be taking over Edinburgh Medical School’s Instagram for the next two days to tell you about my research on adolescent depression and give you an insight into the daily life of a PhD student."

Niamh's takeover

PhD Tissue Repair

"I'm a student based at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine. I'll be taking over the Edinburgh Medical School Instagram for a couple of days and answering some of your questions about PhD life."

Alisha's Takeover