Category Archives: Medical Microbiology

Medical Microbiology

These woes ain’t Royal

By Phil Hefford, MSc Medical Microbiology 2012-13. During a whirlwind final week to the first term of Graduate Medical School, I find myself presenting amongst passionate early career researchers at a Royal Society conference, and reminded of the challenges we face in the complex field … Continue reading

Interviews from the field #1: “Mum’s the word” – with Nicole Yan

MSc Medical Microbiology alumnus Phil Hefford has been blogging about his recent experiences. In this post, Phil interviews fellow School alumna Nicole Yan, who studied the MSc Epidemiology, about her PhD research in Kenya. You can read more from Phil’s … Continue reading

New Journeys, New Friends and New Discoveries

You can follow my other official (and personal) blog here:, or follow me on twitter: philandtropical   This is sort of an “all in one” miniramble, but nonetheless, let me update you on an eventful week. At the research unit … Continue reading