Featured Profile: Angus Cameron
One of the most rewarding aspects of my undergraduate degree was my final year honours project. It was this that really sparked my interest in research. Having worked on a wide range of small research projects, both in labs and in the field (from biodiversity studies in the Ecuadorian Rainforest to counting parasite eggs in cow dung from the shores of Loch Lomond), I came to the conclusion that a PhD would allow me to further my career to a point where I would have more control in the areas of research I worked on. This has turned out to be a bit of a double edged sword, and not always entirely true, but has been entirely worthwhile.
I was successful in applying for a BBSRC doctoral training grant to study at Glasgow. I was drawn to this funding specifically because it gave me the opportunity to begin with two 3-month long lab rotations, before choosing my own supervisors and deciding on my own project. Read more...
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