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Our Biomedical Sciences division has inspiring success stories. Read the stories of students who have found their direction here at Reading and discover what makes our staff passionate about their subject.

Dr Sam Boateng: mending broken hearts

Dr Sam Boateng lectures in biomedical science and leads an ambitious research programme looking at the mechanisms of heart failure.

Edd Jones: research communication for charity

Biomedical Sciences graduate Edd Jones is now a Research Communications Officer for the charity Breast Cancer Now.
Simon Clarke with a newsreader in a TV studio

Dr Simon Clarke: dispelling myths and communicating science

Breaking down complicated information to people is a vital skill as a scientist. As a regular guest on TV and radio, Dr Simon Clarke has been unscrambling the complicated and in-depth scientific information about the Covid-19 crisis to the nation.
Student and professor working on a lab experiment

Jasroop's placement experience

Entering the professional world can be daunting. Jasroop discusses her placement year, a reassuring learning experience with the University's support.
Athena SWAN Silver Award