ICaMB provides an ideal environment for high quality practical and technical training.
Postgraduates are placed in strong, well-funded research groups containing postdoctoral workers and senior PhD students. Our research groups have equipment and recurrent resources suitable to the project, publish frequently in respected journals and attend meetings at national and international level.
Training in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, is delivered via the Graduate Schools comprehansive programme. It meets the requirements of the Joint Statement of the Research Councils' Skills Training Requirements for Research Students, as informed by the Roberts' Report, by giving students the opportunity to identify and gain skills and proficiencies in the areas of:
Our students also have access to an online Research Training Portfolio to allow them to recognise proficiencies and skills gained and developed through their postgraduate training and to identify training needs.
A Postgraduate Student Committee meets four times a year to discuss issues about training within ICaMB and the School of Biomedical Sciences to communicate student opinions to staff.