Date: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Time: 19.00 – 21.15 HKT (11.00 – 13.15 GMT)

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19.00 – 20.00        Studying Life and Health Sciences in the UK: A More In-Depth Look
◆ TBC - by Brunel University London
◆ Why study Biosciences? - by University of Exeter
◆ Diagnosis to Treatment & Biomedical Science to Pharmacy: A roadmap to adventures and opportunities - by University of Portsmouth
20.05 – 20.45         Things I wish I knew before studying Life and Health Sciences  
◆ TBC, Brunel University London
◆ Curtis Wong, Msc Sport and Health Science (2019-2020), University of Exeter (Hong Kong SAR)
◆ Melanie Lim, MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy, University of Portsmouth (Malaysia)
20.45 – 21.15         Breakout sessions 
◆ Online Open Session: Brunel University London
◆ Online Open Session: University of Exeter
◆ Online Open Session: University of Portsmouth

Speaker Profile


Dr Sam Stevens

Admissions Tutor and Study Abroad Programme Director

College of Life and Environmental Science

University of Exeter


Dr Sam Stevens is an Admissions Tutor and Lecturer at the University of Exeter. He holds Guest Professorship at ShanghaiTech in China and has held positions at Oxford, Princeton, Stockholm, Manchester and South Korea.  [Profile]


Dr James Brown

Associate Head (Global Engagement & Education Partnerships)

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

University of Portsmouth


James has served as Course Leader & Head of Pharmacology and is external examiner at 2 UK universities (UEA and NTU). He was a member of the British Pharmacological Society Education & Training Committee from 2013-2020. [Profile]

Dr Emmanouil Karteris
Senior Lecturer, Life Sciences
Brunel University London

Dr Karteris is the Head of Cancer Biomarkers and Cellular Endocrinology Laboratory. His lab focuses in the characterisation circulating tumour cells, as well as measurements of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) from tumour-derived liquid biopsies. [Profile ]

Prof John Cossar
Divisional Lead / Senior Lecturer – Physiotherapy, Health Science
Brunel University London

Prof John Cossar held clinical positions at Caithness General Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Atkinson Morley Hospital & Wolfson Neurorehabilitation Centre, West Middlesex University Hospital and Hounslow Neurorehabilitation Team. He specialised in the rehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders. [Profile ]