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Significant emphasis will be placed on professional development and the acquisition of transferable skills.  Our MSc students will receive regular professional development seminars and workshops delivered by internal and external staff.

Alison Barnes


Areas covered include:

  • Information technology
  • Business and management skills
  • Laboratory safety/health and safety in a clinical environment
  • Patents, intellectual property and technology transfer
  • Bioethics and medical ethics
  • Literature searches/online databases
  • Data protection
  • Experimental design, interpretation and analysis
  • Clinical embryology – career options and recruitment/selection procedures
  • Quality management and ISO-accreditation for IVF clinics