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Summer internships 2018

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing are pleased to announce that they are funding a number of undergraduate research internships throughout the summer of 2018.

These internships provide penultimate year students with an opportunity to collaborate with a member of academic staff on a research project for 8 weeks. They are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have shown a commitment to and aptitude for research during their studies.

To find out more about our student projects, visit their blogs by clicking on their names below.

Student name Undergraduate course Project title
Engineering and the environment
Daniel Ingram
BEng Aerospace Engineering, Astronautics and Space Technology Rockets for outreach and education
Charlotte Marshall- Bailey
BSc (Hons) Aerospace Engineering, Astronautics & Space Technology Cansats for outreach and education
Kimberley Phillips BSc (Hons) Geography SHEDx The Beginning
Michael Anders BSc (Hons) Software Engineering What makes clickers work? And how can we make them better, perhaps without needing a "clicker"?
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacy
Rafeullah Amiri BSc (Hons) Chemistry 3D-printed devices for continuous-flow organic chemistry - A milli-fluidic reactor applied to the synthesis of heterocycles.
Yostina Ishak BSc (Hons) Pharmacy Dates as anti-cancer prevention drugs/cancer-therapy.
Ramla Hussein BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science Synthesis of fragrance molecules
Adrianna Zylka BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science Anti-Cancer Project: Synthesis of NQO1Substrates blog
Julianne Olagunju BSc (Hons) Pharmacy I like the sound of that": audio/video recording for teaching and feedback
Jonathan Blatchford BSc (Hons) Pharmacy Design of MyDispense software exercises to improve student understanding of pharmacy practice
Hasanin Al Sader BSc (Hons) Pharmacy The development of innovative tools to support pharmacy students in assessments based on applying knowledge
Life Sciences
Prince Adeleke BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Validating a method of growing endothelial cells from whole blood
Sejal Bhagat BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Validating a method of growing endothelial cells from whole blood
Ryan Seed BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Development of DNA repair assays for the identification of abnormal DNA damage and repair patterns in leukaemia
Danielle Wilson BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Understanding nicotinamide binding to enzymes from the azoreductase family
Georgia Wood BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Investigating and optimising the ability of novel synthetics to inhibit and/or eliminate biofilms.
Tyla Rodwell Ogden BSc (Hons) Pharmacology Investigating and optimising the ability of novel synthetics to inhibit and/or eliminate biofilms.
Oriane Le Roy BSc (Hon) Nutrition (Exercise and Health) Developing activities for enhancing student recruitment and retention in Applied & Human Sciences and Biomolecular Sciences
Danait Ftsum BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Developing activities for enhancing student recruitment and retention in Applied & Human Sciences and Biomolecular Sciences
Joshua Leon BSc (Hons) Pharmacology Identifying modifiers of nerve regeneration
Meron Mogos BSc (Hons) Pharmacology Identifying modifiers of nerve regeneration
Margaret Opoku BSc (Hons) Pharmacology How accurately can HIV seropositive patients assess their health-related quality of life? Validating a new Single Question measure.
Samira Nur BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Influence of coding tandem repeat copy number variation on bacterial protein structure.

Find out more about the evaluation of the impact of the internship scheme on the graduate outcomes from Cambridge Scholars Publishing and the University of Leicester journal.

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