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    thank you! I guess it depends on which uni you applied to...the interview was rather pointless :|
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    oh haha, it was at Coventry University. I didn't write a letter to a uni like you did Parente, I just sent off my Nuffield application and then got an interview. I now have to get in contact with unis in my area to try and find a placement! Fingers crossed Quite a number of people applied from my school so perhaps that was why we had interviews? We should be finding out from them some time soon
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    (Original post by Edison'sWords)
    oh haha, it was at Coventry University. I didn't write a letter to a uni like you did Parente, I just sent off my Nuffield application and then got an interview. I now have to get in contact with unis in my area to try and find a placement! Fingers crossed Quite a number of people applied from my school so perhaps that was why we had interviews? We should be finding out from them some time soon
    I was at Coventry! my interview didn't take place until 3 though cuz of some delay..could've seen u there Edison'sWords. PM me your name?
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    Has anyone from Northern Ireland heard anything yet?
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    (Original post by Edison'sWords)
    Oh hehe I'm in year 12
    It wasn't as I expected it to be but it was okay I guess
    Hi,
    I have got an interview in a couple of weeks. Would you be able to tell me the sort of questions they asked you.

    Any help is greatly appreciated.
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    I found the place for my Nuffield placement in Genetic Skin Dieasease Screening but doesn't mean I am going to get it. Anyone in Cardiff heard anything?
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    Does anyone know the sort of questions they ask you at the interview?
    Any help is much appreciated!


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    Hi I did a nuffield placement last year and it was really good i hope you all love it as it is a fantastic opportunity ! You can inbox me any questions that you have regarding the project, report or presentation that you might have if it helps as I know while I was doing it I would have liked to have spoken to a past student to find out what to do ! Good luck to anyone still waiting on being offered a bursary
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    (Original post by J Dizzle)
    Hi I did a nuffield placement last year and it was really good i hope you all love it as it is a fantastic opportunity ! You can inbox me any questions that you have regarding the project, report or presentation that you might have if it helps as I know while I was doing it I would have liked to have spoken to a past student to find out what to do ! Good luck to anyone still waiting on being offered a bursary
    got any idea when we'll find out where are placements are? I heard I got a place aaages ago but I didn't have an interview or whatever. I just dont know what Im actually gonna be doing :L
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    (Original post by BayHarborButcher)
    got any idea when we'll find out where are placements are? I heard I got a place aaages ago but I didn't have an interview or whatever. I just dont know what Im actually gonna be doing :L
    I got given my bursary placement in May and told about it via a phone call. Then there was an email that was sent to me explaining what the project was about (electrochemistry) and who my mentor was. I didn't have an interview for my project, though i did go in to meet my mentor and discuss working hours. I imagine you should find out soon but if not then email one of the staff members!
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    (Original post by J Dizzle)
    Hi I did a nuffield placement last year and it was really good i hope you all love it as it is a fantastic opportunity ! You can inbox me any questions that you have regarding the project, report or presentation that you might have if it helps as I know while I was doing it I would have liked to have spoken to a past student to find out what to do ! Good luck to anyone still waiting on being offered a bursary

    Hi. Glad you enjoyed it. I got a place and was just wondering did you choose what your research was on? and What were the sort of questions asked at the meeting?
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    (Original post by kurt123)
    Hi. Glad you enjoyed it. I got a place and was just wondering did you choose what your research was on? and What were the sort of questions asked at the meeting?
    No I did not choose, I was informed of the research task before I confirmed it, however my mentor was the one who chose what research I did. I was measuring the varying voltages and currents measured when producing basic photovoltaic cells in several different ways, so I had flexibility in that I could choose various different factors associated with its construction to change but yeah it was really good anyway! haha

    I didn't have an interview for mine, they just gave me the placement however when i first met with my mentor we discussed the times when i could work and which weeks/how long i'd be working. He also explained more around the project to me .
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    (Original post by J Dizzle)
    No I did not choose, I was informed of the research task before I confirmed it, however my mentor was the one who chose what research I did. I was measuring the varying voltages and currents measured when producing basic photovoltaic cells in several different ways, so I had flexibility in that I could choose various different factors associated with its construction to change but yeah it was really good anyway! haha

    I didn't have an interview for mine, they just gave me the placement however when i first met with my mentor we discussed the times when i could work and which weeks/how long i'd be working. He also explained more around the project to me .

    Thanks for the reply. That sounds really interesting. Was it related to physics then?
    How many days was it a week. Atm, all I've been told is that it is for 4 weeks
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    (Original post by kurt123)
    Thanks for the reply. That sounds really interesting. Was it related to physics then?
    How many days was it a week. Atm, all I've been told is that it is for 4 weeks
    Well it was classed as Physical Chemistry so it was really more to do with the chemistry side of the research. It was ironic though because I applied for Biology as that was my best science at AS level so i felt i'd get more chance of receiving a placement, however I am very pleased it was Physical Chemistry as I liked Chemistry alot anyway! for me it was monday-->friday every week for 4 weeks
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    (Original post by J Dizzle)
    Well it was classed as Physical Chemistry so it was really more to do with the chemistry side of the research. It was ironic though because I applied for Biology as that was my best science at AS level so i felt i'd get more chance of receiving a placement, however I am very pleased it was Physical Chemistry as I liked Chemistry alot anyway! for me it was monday-->friday every week for 4 weeks

    Super! Thanks for all the help.
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    (Original post by Disney Doctor)
    Has anyone from Northern Ireland heard anything yet?
    I found out yesterday that I got a placement in Queens in translational bioinformatics from 1st July- 26th
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    Hi, I am nearing the end of my Nuffield Placement and hoping to start the report very soon. Does anyone who has completed their placement have a copy of their report I could look over.

    Thanks
 
 
 
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