MSc Health Research – hear from the course leader

What’s it all about? Health Research is about so much more than running trials for new drugs. It’s about improving healthcare – and we will cover numerous ways in which this can be done. We’ve designed this dynamic course to take students through the journey of designing and carrying out a piece of research. It… Read more »

Forest Resilience SERT to Croatia

This summer I was lucky enough to take part in a one-week ‘Student Environmental Research Team [SERT] trip along with 4 other students and 2 lecturers, to Croatia. This was such an amazing opportunity not only to develop research skills but also to travel to a new country, all thanks to doing my BSc (Hons)… Read more »

Isobel Butler attends the SURE Conference

This is a guest blog by current student Isobel Butler studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. I applied for the SURE conference as I thought it would be an excellent opportunity for me to share my research with others. I also wished to meet people who had similar interests in research and to learn something from… Read more »

Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) conference

Over 70 students took part in BU’s fourth annual undergraduate research conference: Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE). The conference is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates and recent graduates to share their work and develop their presentation skills to other students, academics, staff and attendees from external organisations. As well as demonstrating academic successes, it gives students… Read more »

Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology

Daniela, from Italy, studied BSc Biological Anthropology at BU before progressing to MSc Applied Sciences by Research. She said: “Before starting my degrees I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a career. I knew I was interested in research, human anatomy, archaeology, forensics and psychology, but I couldn’t imagine myself in any of… Read more »

The transferable skills studying a Master’s degree has enhanced

Studying a Master’s degree at Bournemouth University has helped enhance and develop transferrable skills which are invaluable when coming to applying for jobs. At undergraduate level and in previous employment these skills are learnt and developed, but they are really tested and developed in postgraduate study! Organisation and time management are two tremendously important skills… Read more »

Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence

Each year Bournemouth University hosts SURE – Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence – a conference designed for undergraduates to share their research.  In 2016, Rosie Lumley, a nutrition student from the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences was awarded the Research Excellence prize for her poster demonstrating the signs of malnutrition in older people.  Below she shares… Read more »

Sharing undergraduate research: how SURE led one student to Norway and beyond

Next year Bournemouth University will be hosting the British Conference of Undergraduate Research, an international showcase of research from undergraduates of all disciplines.  Students submit an abstract and if accepted to the conference, have the chance to share their work through a poster, oral presentation or art displays.  It’s a great opportunity to get an… Read more »

British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017

The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) celebrates undergraduate research from across all disciplines. Each year a different British university plays host to the conference, welcoming undergraduates from all over the country as they present papers, posters, workshops and performances. In 2017, BCUR will be coming to Bournemouth University (BU). This prestigious annual conference will… Read more »