Blog by Božo Lugonja reflecting on a BBSRC Policy Internship: Working at the heart of the Senedd… from my boxroom

The BBSRC Policy Internship Scheme gives PhD students the opportunity to undertake placements at influential policy organisations. These can include parliamentary departments or non-governmental organisations (NGOs). I recently finished my placement at Senedd Research, working in the Health and Social Read More …

Proteintech – Internship: PhD Student Internship – deadline: 17th September 2021

Name Proteintech Department Marketing, R&D and Sales Placement base location Manchester City Centre Website https://www.ptglab.com/ Contact for enquiries Kier Wilkinson Contact details kier@ptglab.com Placement job title PhD Student Internship Potential start date Flexible, ideally September/October 2021 Potential working pattern Daily Read More …

Megan Jackson publishes paper on evidence for deficits in behavioural and physiological responses in aged mice relevant to the psychiatric symptom of apathy

Apathy is a psychiatric symptom that is characterised by a loss of motivation and emotional blunting. It is common in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, but also occurs in otherwise healthy ageing. Despite having a profound Read More …

Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) – Quality Standards Review Intern – deadline: rolling (placement starts Mid-July 2021)

Name Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) Placement base location Remote working/working from home Website www.amrc.org.uk Contact for enquiries Alice Robertson Contact details a.robertson@amrc.org.uk Placement job title Quality Standards Review Intern Potential start date Start date: mid July 2021 – Read More …

UCL Institute of Neurology – Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (WCHN) – Public Engagement Assistant (virtual) – deadline: ongoing

Name UCL Institute of Neurology Department Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (WCHN) Placement base location Virtual (in-person internships will be considered once safe to do so) Website https://engagement.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/ Contact for enquiries Cassandra Hugill – Public Engagement Manager Contact details Email: Read More …