CSHL Undergraduate Research Program

The Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory, New York, organises an annual 10 week summer research program for undergraduate students interested in one of the following research areas (although they may be studying any related scientific discipline): Molecular Biology & Cancer Genetics and Genomics Neuroscience Plant Biology Quantitive Biology Students participating in Read more…

Guest Blog: Arkwright Scholarship

The Arkwright Scholarships Trust awarded me an engineering scholarship at the end of my fourth year of secondary school (in Scotland, equivalent to year 11 in England and Wales, and year 12 in Northern Ireland) after I made an application around Christmas time. The selection process involved first being nominated Read more…

Summer Internship at Rolls-Royce

In the summer following my second year at university, I completed an engineering internship at Rolls-Royce in their Civil Large Engines business area. I was offered this internship following participation in the Female Undergraduate of the Year Awards, for which I was a finalist. The internship was a fantastic opportunity Read more…

CREST Award

Last year, I completed an Extended Project Qualification on the optimisation of the polymerase chain reaction and it’s applications in medical and forensic research. Apart from being a fascinating and complex topic, it also gave me the opportunity to carry out my own experiments – something which particularly interested an Read more…