life sciences

  • The Essay questions!!

    Writing long essay questions during your life science degree is a skill you need to acquire, and here are a few tips that hopefully will help you construct your answers!When thinking about long answer-type questions, it is important to first highlight the keywords that make the basics of the concept at hand. I find using […]

  • A tale of comprehension

    Among the perks that come with being a life science student, there are some skills that can be difficult to acquire. One of these is the ability to read and fully understand a scientific paper. And hence, in this blog, I would like to share some interesting tips that I use/ came across for developing […]

  • Revision tips!

    Amidst the exam preparation season, here are a few tips that might help life science students! Practice the process of chunking Revising big chunks of information is an extremely unproductive form of revision. Instead, we must break down each module’s content into smaller chunks and those smaller chunks can be further subdivided and rearranged into […]

  • In conversation with Professor. Dale

    Pro. Kim Dale is Assistant Vice-Principal (International) of the University and the Associate Dean (International) of the School of Life Sciences and Professor of Molecular Developmental Biology. Her work focuses on the countless mechanisms that shape different stages of embryological development. She was awarded a University research fellowship by the Royal Society of London when […]

  • Gearing up for the remaining semester (life science edition)

    Honestly, the second semester has been a little difficult so far. The amount of course work has increased and so has the difficulty of the CMAs, but it is important to get back on track for the remaining coursework, so here are a few tips to get back on track: Irrespective of how you have […]

  • A Quick Guide for Courses in Life Sciences

    As a high school graduate exploring the courses in Life sciences offered here at the University of Dundee, I had many questions regarding the degree. I am sure now as you plan to explore this University for a course in life sciences, you might have a few of these questions too! I believe that getting […]

  • Life Sciences Summer Internship

    Over the past 10 weeks I have been privileged to work in the Medical Research Council, Phosphorylation Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC PPU) at the University this summer. The School of Life Sciences provide students with many opportunities to gain real life lab experience at the university that include the James Black Prize Studentships and the GRE and […]