Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship awarded

02 Jun 2017

Promoting Research amongst Undergraduate Students

Dr Sarah-Jo Sinnott, Dr Ian Douglas and co-applicant Heather Eames have been awarded a Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship. This award provides funding for undergraduate students (Heather Eames) to gain practical experience of the research process during the summer break. The aim is to encourage students to consider a career in research. Heather is an undergraduate student in Pharmacy at University College Cork Ireland. During her scholarship at the Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology, she will undertake training in epidemiology and research skills and will conduct a project examining the utilisation of drugs used to lower blood pressure in the UK. More about the scheme can be found here.