Society member Seb Shaw is probably not your typical medical student. Currently studying for a Masters degree at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, he’s keen to dispel myths and give a little insight into the real world of medicine. Here are his five top tips for applying to med school….
Voice of the Future 2015 took place in the Boothroyd Room at the Houses of Parliament in early March 2015. The format of the event is the reverse of the normal select committee, with the members of the House of Commons Science & Technology Committee (amongst others) acting as the ‘witnesses’ and the UK’s next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians acting as the ‘interrogators’ (although this was not exactly water-boarding!). This year’s event was broadcast live on BBC Parliament, highlighting the increasing importance of engaging the public with government, especially for the next generation. Early Career representation in the horseshoe was provided by Zaki Hassan-Smith (Birmingham), Tijana Mitic, Sam Mirczuk (RVC) and Karla Oldknow (Edinburgh). Continue reading “Being a Voice of the Future”