AstraZeneca: Work Placement

Work Placement

During my PhD I undertook a 5 month work placement at AstraZeneca, Alderley Park.

Responsibilities

I was responsible for:

  • running corticosterone ELISA on blood samples;
  • running corticosterone RIA on blood samples;
  • planning MRI study;
  • carrying out MRI study on 9.4T Bruker system.

Proficiencies

  • Data Analysis
  • ELISA
  • RIA
  • MRI

STFC Daresbury Laboratory: Work Experience

Work Experience Placement

I undertook a one month work experience placement at the Medium Energy Ion Scattering Facility at the CCLRC Daresbury laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Paul Bailey.

Responsibilities

I was responsible for:

  • baking out the vacuum chamber;
  • ordering and installation of new computer hardware;
  • data analysis of example data.

I was also introduced to research specific software.

Proficiencies

  • Research
  • Data Analysis
  • Microsoft Office